Welding and brazing


Articles on the welding and brazing sector. Discover all the news about welding / brazing.

Welding fumes

Brazing and welding generate fumes that can be toxic to breathe. Welders and people working in the same space must protect themselves with general specific devices, as well as adapted individual protection. What are the dangers of welding fumes? The soldering iron generates high temperatures in order to reach the melting point of the materialsRead more

Are you familiar with the flameless, self-igniting heat torch?

The flameless torch is part of the very popular Express product range. It is practical, easy to use and multi-purpose. Easy to carry in its storage case, it’s useful in many different scenarios, whether you are a private individual or a professional. What can the flameless, self-igniting heat torch be used for? The flameless, self-ignitingRead more

MIG welding and TIG welding

MIG welding or TIG welding, here are their common points and differences to help you make the choice. Please note that MIG stands for Metal Inert Gas and TIG stands for Tungsten Inert Gas. Common points of MIG and TIG welding MIG welding, like TIG welding, are electric arc welds. This involves raising the temperatureRead more

What are the differences between hard and soft brazing?

La brasure forte ou la brasure tendre ne nécessitent pas la même température, ni le même métal d’apport. Par ailleurs, les conséquences ne sont pas les mêmes pour la structure des métaux. Voici les différences entre ces deux méthodes.  La préparation des pièces La préparation des pièces est capitale pour les deux types de brasure.Read more

What is brazing ?

Brazing is a technique that allows two metal parts to be joined together by creating continuity. It requires a filler metal that is melted by the action of the brazing iron or blowtorch. It can be used for many materials and ensures a more or less robust assembly, depending on whether it is soft orRead more

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What is autogenous welding?

Autogenous welding is the process of welding materials such as steel or iron. It is used in a wide variety of fields, such as central heating, iron and metalwork, and in case of furniture manufacturing. With practice, a high-grade autogenous weld will be smooth, straight and even. However, there is often a slight overthickness atRead more

What is the difference between brazing and welding?

Brasure et soudure sont deux techniques différentes. Dans le premier cas, vous devez apporter un troisième élément, c’est-à-dire un autre métal d’apport qui va faire le joint, tandis que dans le second cas, les deux pièces se suffisent, car elles vont s’amalgamer. Voici dans le détail les différences entre ces deux méthodes. Brasure versus soudureRead more

How to achieve tin soldering

La soudure à l’étain est généralement utilisée pour effectuer la liaison entre des éléments de gouttière en zinc ou de canalisations d’eau froide (ou pour les réparer), pour le soudage de composants électroniques et pour la fabrication de divers objets, par exemple décoratifs. Dans ce tutoriel, nous allons voir comment procéder pour réaliser une soudureRead more

Soudure aluminium avec les chalumeaux oxy Express

Which gas should be used for welding aluminium, stainless steel, tin, zinc?

You must choose your welding gas according to your raw materials. Here is our guide to help you choose your : gas for stainless steel welding ; gas for aluminium welding ; gas for tin soldering ; gas for zinc welding. Gas for stainless steel welding There are several processes for stainless steel welding. YouRead more

Butane gas torch 5100 : the ideal and versatile product for all interventions in the home

The 5100 butane gas torch has been designed by the engineers in the Guilbert Express development department to be versatile and enable you to solve all your DIY problems at home. Operating on butane, the plumbing torch is robust and its ease of use makes it accessible to all. Technical characteristics of the butane gasRead more

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Torch or soldering blow lamp, what to choose?

The choice between the torch and the soldering blow-torch depends on the work you have to do. The former is more recommended for heavy work and professional use, while the latter will be more suitable for small everyday tasks and for domestic use. The soldering blow lamp The soldering blow lamp 8900 The soldering blowRead more

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Setting an oxyacetylene torch

The oxyacetylene torch mixes two gases and allows you to carry out a very broad range of jobs. It produces an oxyacetylene flame that can exceed 3,000 °C, using the appropriate torch and nozzle. Koro oxyacetylene station What is the principle of the oxyacetylene torch? The oxyacetylene torch uses two gases: oxygen and acetylene. ThisRead more