Here are some of our frequently asked questions regarding our Weld Trailing Shields®:
Can I weld on the outside of pipes and vessels with Argweld® Weld Trailing Shields®?
Yes, Argweld® Weld Trailing Shields® are kept in stock for all sizes of pipes. Simply tell us the diameter of your pipe and we will provide an exact match.
Can I weld on the inside of pipes and vessels with Argweld® Weld Trailing Shields®?
Yes, for those people making welds on the insides of pipes and vessels we manufacture the Argweld® Weld Trailing Shields® with an internal radius to suit the exact diameter of the weld being made.
What is the temperature endurance of the Shields?
The side shield gaskets are made of silicon rubber, which is temperature resistant up to 200ºC (392ºF). These are low cost, consumable items and once burnt, can be replaced.
What are the cost benefits?
Each trailing shield will pay for itself in just one weld.
Can Argweld® Weld Trailing Shields® be used on any welding torch?
Argweld® Trailing Shields® are designed and delivered with a universal worm drive circular clip that will open and close around any shield gas nozzle on any TIG (GTAW), MIG (GMAW) or Plasma (PAW) manual or machine torch. The shield body can be changed over to a different size without the need to remove the new unique design clip from the welding torch.