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Weld Preparation & Finishing In 4 Easy Steps

Read on for the detailed step by step process…

Let’s have a look at how you can do weld preparation and finishing in 4 easy steps on Carbon Steel. In summary:
  1. Cutting Off – with Norton Quantum Ultra Thin Cut
  2. Cleaning – with Norton Blaze Rapid Strip
  3. Bevelling – with Norton Quantum Fibre Discs
  4. Weld Seam Removal – with Norton Vulcan Flap Discs

 STEP 1 – CUTTING-OFF

Norton Quantum cutting off wheels are easy to use, easy to steer and deliver consistent results. No dust, no smell so the process is more comfortable.
Norton Quantum is a very comfortable disc to use, offering the longest life on the market.

Norton Quantum Cutting Off Wheels

 STEP 2 – CLEANING

Blaze Rapid Strip discs are best used at a 10-15° angle to quickly eliminate unwanted coatings and corrosion, with minimal stock removal. It’s a truly versatile product, as you can achieve a more aggressive action as you increase the pressure. It’s comfortable to use without damaging or gouging components.

Norton Blaze Rapid Strip Discs

STEP 3 – BEVELLING

Norton Quantum F996 Fibre discs in P36 combined with a hard serrated back-up pad is the best option. It’ll remove material quickly, and the flat contact area makes it easy to control and help generate the required angle.

Norton Quantum Fibre Discs

 STEP 4 – WELD SEAM REMOVAL

After welding, use a Norton Vulcan R842 in grit P60 to quickly remove the weld seam and generate a finish ready for paint or other surface coatings.

Norton Vulcan Flap Disc (P60)

Improve efficiency and get value for your money with Norton abrasives. We have a solution for every stage of the metal fabrication process.

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