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Category - Aluminum


Brazing & Soldering Lightweight Aluminum-Steel Structures for Automotive Applications

The push for lighter-weight materials in the automotive industry has intensified due to the rise of electric vehicles. Utilizing lightweight components can significantly reduce energy consumption, thereby extending the driving range per battery charge. A common approach is partially substituting steel with aluminum in automotive production. As a result, joining techniques for combining aluminum and …


Q&A About Aluminum welding

  Q: What shielding gas is most appropriate for arc welding aluminum? I’ve received differing recommendations – some say to use pure argon while others suggest helium is better. I plan to use both gas metal arc welding (GMAW) and gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) processes. Can I use the same shielding gas for each …


All You Need to Know About Aluminum GMAW Setup

Based on an article by SEAN WALKOWSKI, AWS Magazine, January 2024 Successful aluminum gas metal arc welding (GMAW) hinges on meticulous attention to detail and a foundational understanding. Taking preventive measures to sidestep usual errors is crucial to minimize downtime for troubleshooting. Aluminum GMAW demands thorough attention to detail and foundational knowledge for efficacy. It’s …