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Weldability Sif
Letchworth, UK
Sif Tips Online
Interests: Welding, Brazing, Gas Cutting, Plasma Cutting
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SIF has a comprehensive background in Brazing technology and has over many years developed a group of wires, rods and fluxes for brazing of a wide variety of metals. Manual flame brazing is not typically a highly productive process. Continue reading
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The brand new Extractability product catalogue is a practical reference document showcasing the range of complete Extraction solutions for dust, fume and vapours and which we hope operates as an inspiring guide to improving workplaces and reducing environmental impact. Continue reading
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Basic coated electrodes are designed to deposit low levels of hydrogen content within the weld metal, if they are handled correctly. This will typically involve baking the electrodes in an oven to remove as much moisture as possible. Continue reading
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When filtration efficiency is needed the SifVac will return clean air back into the workplace. Continue reading
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If you have limited space in your workplace and need a compact unit with a small footprint, the ProtectoXtract meets your needs Continue reading
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Weldability Sif has been working in partnership with youth charity The Prince's Trust to deliver the first ever ‘Get Into Welding’ programme based in Hertfordshire. Ten young people aged 18 to 25 who are unemployed or facing barriers to employment were given the opportunity to build their skills and enhance their career opportunities within the welding industry. Continue reading
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1. The MTS400 is the workhorse of the SIF brand, it will cope with 95% of MIG/TIG/MMA welding applications. 2. Delivering up to 400 amps the MTS400 is more than capable of welding heavy structural steel work. 3. When I’m stick welding the power needs to be consistent and smooth,... Continue reading
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I’m a TIG welder and having a lightweight machine that has AC and DC capabilities gives me great flexibility for welding a whole range of materials to a high specification. Continue reading
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The MTS200 is a small machine that offers multi-process capability and is highly portable. Continue reading
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Pure copper has characteristics of high thermal and electrical conductivity. The metal requires about six times more heat (melting point is 1,083°C) for fusion welding than steel so particular care must be taken during welding and brazing. Continue reading
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Years ago aluminium was considered a difficult material to weld. When using oxy-acetylene there was no colour change to indicate the metal's temperature so suddenly it could melt and collapse! With the introduction of TIG and MIG welding processes, these welder fears have been put to one side, providing that... Continue reading
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Welding Fume is generated in nearly all welding process and employers have a legal obligation to ensure sufficient measures are taken to protect the welder from this hazard. Safe working environments can be created and exposure to welding related fume can be reduced dramatically if the correct fume control solution is applied to the working environment. Continue reading
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Weldability-Sif are delighted to announced the opening of a new Foundation level welder training facility at West Herts College. This is part of the ongoing strategy from the Weldability-Sif Foundation Charity to pro-actively encourage the development of new welder training facilities across the UK. Continue reading
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At this time of year welders all over the country will be going along to test centres to complete weld tests in readiness for deployments at various Nuclear, Oil and gas and energy plant turnarounds and outages. Continue reading
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Recent job cuts and the state of the economy could be seen as a cause for concern for a number of people considering welding as a career option. Many are confused by the seemingly contradictory information they sometimes receive about the future of the industry. Continue reading
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Welding World, the organisation that exists to promote the Welding industry is pleased to announce the winners of their 2016 Welding World Awards. On a glittering night of celebration held during the week of the prestigious MACH exhibition. Continue reading
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Weldability Sif have released a new packaging design for its popular range of Weldability consumables, machinery, PPE and accessories. Firmly established as a trusted provider of quality welding materials, The Weldability brand has been on retail shelves since 1981 with a range of over 2000 products produced for the global welding and fabrication industry. The aim of the new look design is to increase brand awareness and shopper visibility with modern and clean looking designs. Continue reading
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Weldability-Sif unveiled a new Foundation level welder training facility at Riseholme College. This is part of the ongoing strategy from the Weldability-Sif Foundation Charity to pro-actively encourage the development of new welder training facilities across the UK. Continue reading
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Welding can exposes everyone to similar hazards, whether you're responsible for safety at a large, welding-intensive manufacturing company, a multi-million pound engineering-construction firm or a small independent fabricator. Here are five tips for improving welding safety in your company, including advice that also improves productivity. Continue reading
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See our comparison test with SifGun on-torch extraction, showing the difference with and without this system in place. Continue reading
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This will be the third visit to the MACH Exhibition for Weldability Sif after successfully exhibiting in 2012 and 2014. For 2016 Weldability Sif has gone all out to be even bigger and better with a larger stand and brand new product lines. This year will see the distinct new Sifweld range of welding machines, as well as the latest Virtual Welding simulators and Fume Extraction systems. Continue reading
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Weldability Sif are delighted to have been nominated for an award in the inaugural Welding World Awards. The company is extremely excited to have welding industry-specific awards that recognize the hard work achieved by everyone in all areas of welding product and service supply as well as distribution. Continue reading
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Recent advances in welding torch technology mean that harmful weld fumes can now be captured using a welding torch with built in nozzles for fume extraction connected to a high vacuum extraction unit. Continue reading
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Weldability Sif has a dedicated Learn to Weld division, providing a suite of welder training and assessment services, delivered flexibly for best return on clients’ time and investment Continue reading
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Weldability Sif are proud to announce the launch of their new accredited Responsible Welding Coordinator training course, providing an EAL Level 4 Award and Certificate Of Achievement. Continue reading