Top 10 Tips for Weld Purging Best Practices

HFT TIG Welding Pipe Weld Purging PurgElite Purge Bladders Quick Purge Stainless Steel MKV Weld Oxygen MonitorIt is vital when welding metals such as stainless steel, zirconium and titanium that the welding zone is purged of oxygen to a level as low as 100 parts per million (ppm) or even 10 ppm to ensure oxide free, zero colour welds are achieved.

Chrome steels must also be purged correctly during their heat treatment cycles before and after welding as well as during the weld purging process.


To help you understand the different weld purging techniques, we have created the following pdf's:

A PDF providing an explanation about why you should purge, what is weld purging and the techniques on how to purge

What is Weld Purging?

This PDF delivers our top ten tips on how to purge and the also talks about the dangers of using argon.


How to Purge and the Dangers of Argon.

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The one-day course will introduce you to all of the latest science and technology in the ever advancing field of weld purging and will demonstrate the latest equipment available to you to achieve those sought after zero colour welds.

The Training Courses are held at our UK HQ or on site Worldwide wherever you may be located on as required basis, contact us to make the request.