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Propane Heating ‘Pepperpot’

Propane Heating 'Pepperpot' To avoid 'blowbacks' turn on the propane first; then introduce the oxygen very slowly. The flame should burn in front of the pepperpot. Replacement inserts are available; if needed Last pic shows what happens when not used...

Opening Times 6th August – 20th August

Due to hospital appointments; I will only be open from 9am - 12 on Monday 6th August; and will not open until 1.00 pm on Monday 20th August. I apologise for any inconvenience; but I have to attend.

Promotion! SWP Red Line Mig 280/4 Turbo Welder.

'Promotion - while stocks last! (or until Aug 31st 2018) SWP Red Line Mig 280/4 Turbo Welder. 4 Roll Compact 2 Year Warranty. £585 + VAT. NB - we do not carry stock; we stock to order. 48 hours max turnaround ( exc...

Update on CO2 stock

Update!! We are receiving no deliveries of cylinders containing CO2 this week; we have very limited stock; which is not likely to be replenished until the end of next week at the earliest ; if you haven't already ordered; it will be at least 10 days before we can...

CO2 Shortage Update

Everyone has heard about the CO2 shortage because it's needed for pubs and clubs - don't forget these is also CO2 in you Mig welding gas - we are hoping it won't affect supply; but bear in mind it could!!...

Arc Welding Rods

Arc Welding Rods There are many types on the market all with different characteristics; the three most popular are – 6010, 6013 and 7018. The first two numbers are the tensile strength of the weld.     60 means 60.000 llbs and 70 means 70,000 llbs The third number...

Checking the expiry date on Klingspor Cutting & Grinding Discs

For Information - Cutting and Grinding Discs have a use by date on them. We supply Klingspor, and the numbers printed on the centre of the disc; relate to the quarter and year of expiry; On the disc box, there is a year of manufacture printed on the label - discs...

Stick Welding (Shielded Metal Arc Welding or SMAW) in Cornwall

Stick Welding (Shielded Metal Arc Welding or SMAW) in Cornwall A manual arc welding process using an electrode coated in flux; an electric current forms an electric arc between the electrode and metals to be joined. Both the rod and the metals melt to form a weld...

Different Welding Process – Ruses Gas Ltd Bodmin Cornwall

Different Welding Processes Stick Welding (Shielded Metal Arc Welding or SMAW) ... MIG Welding (Gas Metal Arc Welding or GMAW) ... Flux-Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) ... Submerged Arc Welding (SAW) ... TIG Welding (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding or GTAW) ... Electroslag welding...