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High Speed Plastic Welding
High Speed Welding
Either the rod or strip is fed through a special high speed welding tip containing a feeding channel which makes it unnecessary for the welder to hold the rod or strip in hand while welding is preformed. A person performing high speed welding, moving the welder at proper speed, can join 2 feet of Polyvinyl chloride, polyethylene, or polypropylene in a minute. Seams, joints, or repair areas can be as strong as or stronger than the original, or base material, welded (90% or better, depending on the type of weld applied).
When performing high speed welding, removing welding rod from feeder tube immediately when weld is complete. Always clean the rod feeder tube with feeder tube brush before and after competition of weld.
Title: High Speed Plastic Welding
Description: How the high speed welding tips work.
Last Edited: 9/18/2013
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