Tips to avoid distortion of sheet metal

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Tips to avoid distortion of sheet metal

Post by railroad bob » Thu Feb 06, 2014 2:32 am

I subscribe to an online edition of Welding Design and Fabrication.
The recent issue has an article about avoiding distortion when welding thin sheet metal.

i don't want to post the article here, so I've put the link below for any interested.

http://weldingdesign.com/archive/avoidi ... thin-sheet

The sub is free BTW.
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Re: Tips to avoid distortion of sheet metal

Post by neale » Thu Feb 06, 2014 5:02 am

Thanks Bob, this type of info is great for newbs like me, trying to learn from scratch.

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Re: Tips to avoid distortion of sheet metal

Post by hansgoudzwaard » Thu Feb 06, 2014 12:09 pm

Good start on a great topic. I read all I can on the subject . Jalopy Jornal is on of my regular stops. A lot of the techniques are useful in bikebuildng.

http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/show ... p?t=417446

A bit off topic but good info

http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/show ... p?t=320079

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Re: Tips to avoid distortion of sheet metal

Post by Maxthegardener » Thu Feb 06, 2014 11:49 pm

Good stuff ...doing a certified tig course at the college just recently.. have mentioned this and have been assured we'll cover it..

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Re: Tips to avoid distortion of sheet metal

Post by hansgoudzwaard » Fri Feb 07, 2014 3:17 pm

This is a good source.

http://allmetalshaping.com/showthread.php?t=6748

Check #9 for starters, metalmans youtube video.

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Re: Tips to avoid distortion of sheet metal

Post by railroad bob » Wed Feb 12, 2014 9:28 pm

hansgoudzwaard wrote:Good start on a great topic. I read all I can on the subject . Jalopy Jornal is on of my regular stops. A lot of the techniques are useful in bikebuildng.

http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/show ... p?t=417446

A bit off topic but good info

http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/show ... p?t=320079
took a look and these are great threads with a wealth of info on home metal shaping.
Thanks Hans.
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Re: Tips to avoid distortion of sheet metal

Post by hansgoudzwaard » Sat Feb 15, 2014 12:07 pm

railroad bob wrote:
http://weldingdesign.com/archive/avoidi ... thin-sheet

The sub is free BTW.
Thanks. I registered. I hate to miss anything :D

edit... E-wheels go with this topic.This guy (Pauza) has some great projects.
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