How to reduce MIG shielding gas usage

December 2009
Trailer / Body Builders;Dec2009, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p36
Trade Publication
The article discusses how manufacturers can cut their welding gas consumption and expense by identifying and correcting key factors that waste welding gases. According to WA Technology, the main reasons for excess gas use include gas surge, excess flow settings, and leaks. Gas surge can be reduced by 80% by using a patented gas saver system, while a locking system for flowmeters can address excess flow settings. A simple detection solution is suggested to prevent leaks in fittings and hoses.


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