Tim Blok

Tim Blok

Tim Blok was trained as a metallurgist specializing in welding technology and has spent his entire working life in metal and welding technology. For many in the field, he is also known as a lecturer at the IWE and IWT courses.

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Cracks

Cracks

Cracks in welds are almost always unacceptable. Read about hot and cold cracks and what you can do to prevent them.

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Welding imperfections

Welding imperfections

When a weld is made there will always be welding imperfections present. They are classified as defects if they negatively affect integrity and reliability of the weld. This article introduces different types of imperfections and ways to detect them.

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Cracks in welds are almost always unacceptable. Read about hot and cold cracks and what you can do to prevent them.
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Welding imperfections

Welding imperfections

When a weld is made there will always be welding imperfections present. They are classified as defects if they negatively affect integrity and reliability of the weld. This article introduces different types of imperfections and ways to detect them.

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