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What is Shielding Gas?

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Shielding gas or gas shielding is commonly used in certain welding techniques and can be both advantageous and a hindrance. It was invented by Bernard in 1954 (at least officially), …

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Calculate the Weight of Steel

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The weight of steel is one of the most important metrics available for consumers, designers, project managers and well everyone. Steel is typically priced per tonne (1000kg) from a fabricator, …

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Steel Connections in Structures

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Connections in steel structures can be either, shear connections (simple connections) or moment connections. The name stems from the force that is transferred from one member to the next via …

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Steel Grades.. Explained

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This post will explain and hopefully enlighten you about steel grades. We will show the different types of steel grades available in the United Kingdom and Europe, explain the use …