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grinding down welds Miller Welding Discussion Forums

Grinding Down Welds Miller Welding Discussion Forums

Aug 16, 2009 08-16-2009, 0811 PM. If youre going to grind them out and re-weld, grind them COMPLETELY OUT meaning grind a V and get back to base metal and re-weld. One of the guys who is a metalurgist here will have to answer your question about how many times you can weldgrindweldgrind on the same area without detrimentally affecting the strength ...

grindingsanding down welds Weld Talk Message Boards

Grindingsanding Down Welds Weld Talk Message Boards

Jan 28, 2003 Jan 28, 2003 Share. Tweet. 10. 01-29-2003, 1001 PM. An angle grinder with normal grinding wheel to knock the tops off of the weld beads, switching to a flap disc to finish grinding the welds down and smoothing things out. The air die grinder with a cut-off wheel has its advantages less heat build-up but is time consuming, it is best used in tight spots.

grinding down old welds to re do them MIG Welding

Grinding Down Old Welds To Re Do Them Mig Welding

Apr 11, 2013 15,689. Apr 6, 2013. 3. Running over the top of an existing weld will add little, if any strength to the joint as youre having to penetrate the new weld material, not the parent metal. If they need rewelding then Id suggest grind them off as much as possible so youre near as dammit back to the parent metal. Woz.

Grinding down welds on sheet metal MIG Welding Forum

Grinding Down Welds On Sheet Metal Mig Welding Forum

Oct 24, 2020 Oct 25, 2020 Oct 24, 2020. 5. Ive had to do a fair bit of grinding back of welds on steel sheet on my ongoing resto project. I had similar problems using a flap disc, its all to easy to remove too much material amp leave the weld very thin. The method I have finally settled on is to grind most of the weld back with a flap disc on a 4.5 grinder.

Any tips for grinding down welds MIG Welding Forum

Any Tips For Grinding Down Welds Mig Welding Forum

Apr 10, 2012 Apr 12, 2012 It may rise and so when you grind down the weld you will take some of the ori metal away. If it sinks then in trying to grind the weld flush with suround you will again start taking away the ori metal but still not get the weld to blend. ps the snugtight fit it what I keep doing old engineering habits are hard to kick.

grinding down welds and good body filler The

Grinding Down Welds And Good Body Filler The

grinding down welds, and good body filler November 13th, 2010, 0857 PM. i was wonder what people use to grind down some welds and than what body filler they use to finish smoothing them out with. also what good to use on bumpers and rest of the car body filler wise The Original. Originally ...

When shouldnt you grind your welds Weld Talk Message

When Shouldnt You Grind Your Welds Weld Talk Message

May 27, 2005 I understand that a solid, pretty weld does not need to be ground down a goal to work toward, but is there anything inherently wrong with grinding welds down smooth Fillet welds dont usually need to be ground, unless there is a bad spot that needs rewelding, there is tremendously excessive reinforcement, or cosmetics require.

what do you use to grindsmooth off the welds MIG

What Do You Use To Grindsmooth Off The Welds Mig

Apr 28, 2009 You can buy grinding discs made from the same stuff that are about 6mm thick. They are the most economical way to grind a weld. If you are looking for a great finish then take the weld down most of the way with a grinding disc then finish with a flap disc. Flap discs last longer if you try to use the flat rather than the edge. S.

Grinding Down Welds on the Tec 2into1

Grinding Down Welds On The Tec 2into1

Feb 04, 2021 Feb 07, 2021 Re Grinding Down Welds on the Tec 2-into-1. If the welds are ugly looking they arent good, grind them off and re-do them, preferably with a heli-arc welder. If the base material is stainless steel, re-weld with stainless rod, most likely 304 grade.

Eight tips for effective grinding The Fabricator

Eight Tips For Effective Grinding The Fabricator

Jun 03, 2013 If a part will eventually be prepped for paint, you may use a large-grit grinding disc to knock down the weld, then a 60- or similar-grit abrasive to reduce the Ra, or the average scratch depth. The steps can be critical. Every scratch an abrasive disc places in the metal must subsequently be removed by a finer-grit media, and if you jump from ...

Grind Your Welds With Pride If Thats The Way You Do It

Grind Your Welds With Pride If Thats The Way You Do It

Oct 22, 2019 Oct 22, 2019 If your grinding gouges the finish surface you will have to take the entire surface around the weld down to get it to look good and that means more weld and surrounding metal is removed weakening ...

What is the best way to grind MIG welds Weld Talk

What Is The Best Way To Grind Mig Welds Weld Talk

Jan 30, 2006 Jan 30, 2006 I prefer not to grind a weld if it is not necessary. If the weld has to be blended, I like flap disks like George. For heavy removal, a 36-grit disk on the 4.5 or 7 inch grinder. For welds that need to be dressed for appearance, but are in

Grind Your Welds With Pride If Thats The Way You Do It

Grind Your Welds With Pride If Thats The Way You Do It

Oct 22, 2019 If your grinding gouges the finish surface you will have to take the entire surface around the weld down to get it to look good and that means more weld and surrounding metal is

Grinding welds Weld Talk Message Boards

Grinding Welds Weld Talk Message Boards

Oct 17, 2008 10-19-2008, 0729 AM. There are lots of places where welds are ground and basically for strength especially where there is working action. These are usually full penetration and they want to eleminate cracking next to the weld. This is not a no never or yes. always question, sometimes grinding improve the strength.

Weld Grinding 3M Abrasives

Weld Grinding 3m Abrasives

Weld grinding is an important step in many metal fabrication processes, and cleanly removing the excess weld metal requires an abrasive that can be used both quickly and carefully. 3M has weld grinding solutions for every project and skill level. Whether youre looking for speed, ease-of-use or long abrasive life, our fiber discs, flap discs ...

grinding down welds Miller Welding Discussion Forums

Grinding Down Welds Miller Welding Discussion Forums

Aug 15, 2009 One thing to make note of is that if you are grinding out entire welds, its a safe bet they were probably closer to the poor end of the spectrum than the better end.

Grind Your Welds With Pride If Thats The Way You Do It

Grind Your Welds With Pride If Thats The Way You Do It

Oct 22, 2019 Grinding is not good at times,it weakens your welding,welding is a skill art people mst see the outcome.so if u grind your welding I wouldnt call you a welder

grindingsanding down welds Weld Talk Message Boards

Grindingsanding Down Welds Weld Talk Message Boards

Jan 28, 2003 Jan 27, 2003 tooltime. An angle grinder with normal grinding wheel to knock the tops off of the weld beads, switching to a flap disc to finish grinding the welds down and

grinding down old welds to re do them MIG Welding Forum

Grinding Down Old Welds To Re Do Them Mig Welding Forum

Apr 11, 2013 Grind as much out as possible whereever possible, if you cant do it properly, try and get the edges down a bit at least, that way you may end up with a high weld,

I welded in my first patch panel need help grinding welds

I Welded In My First Patch Panel Need Help Grinding Welds

Sep 01, 2008 Sep 03, 2008 I typically start out with a usedworn disk mine are 4 12 to grind the welds down on sheet metal. The worn disk has a flat area instead of a new sharp edge to

grinding down welds and good body filler The

Grinding Down Welds And Good Body Filler The

I use a simple air-powered grinder with the green 3M grinding disks for grinding welds. Depending on how much grinding Im going to be doing, I may switch to a die grinder with one of the thicker cutting wheels on it, then just finish it off with the 3M disks. For filler, I use the same stuff the body shops use. I think its Evercoat Rage Gold.

Eight tips for effective grinding The Fabricator

Eight Tips For Effective Grinding The Fabricator

Jun 03, 2013 When it comes to technique, grinding down a weld is pretty straightforward Move the disc again, angled 5 to 10 degrees from horizontal forward and backward. Thats Grinding 101. But the way you apply that can be at least one root cause for trouble.