Coated Fiberglass Welding Blankets

Coated Fiberglass Welding Blankets
Coated fiberglass welding blankets are the solution to welders’ itch – that nasty irritation caused by the fiberglass itself. But the cheapest coatings don’t provide the best solutions. The low-cost Polyurethane, Acrylic and Neoprene coatings give off toxic gasses when exposed to heat – and they are flammable.

TESTING WELDING BLANKETS: THE AMAZING FACTS

TESTING WELDING BLANKETS: THE AMAZING FACTS
How does one test a welding blanket? Of course, there are independent laboratories that test and certify welding blankets, and there are bodies that provide ongoing oversight to ensure that standards are maintained between certifications. Thus, we have FM and FR testing, but that’s not enough for a lot of our clients. They have their ...

A Quick Guide to Refractory Materials

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A Quick Guide to Refractory Materials
Did you know that one of the dictionary definitions of “refractory” says the word means stubborn, headstrong or rebellious? Refractory materials certainly are that, but not in the usual sense. Their stubbornness is of a different kind altogether. It’s all about handling heat, which they stubbornly resist. What, exactly, makes materials able to take heat ...