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Gas Types

Argon

 

Argon

Example Uses:

- Shielding Gas – forms a shield due to the high density and total inertness

- Major component in many shielding gases used for arc welding and cutting

- Can be used on a range of ferrous and non-ferrous materials

- Used in MIG and TIG welding and for plasma-cutting


 

Acetylene

 

Acetylene

 

Example Uses:

- Used for cutting

- Only fuel gas which can be used to weld steel

- Profile cutting

- Texturing

- Glass and metal casings

- Brazing


 

Carbon Dioxide

 

Carbon Dioxide

 

Example Uses:

- MIG welding mild steel

- Shielding for plasma cutting

- For welding carbon and alloy steel

- For stainless steel with flux-cored wires


 

Helitan

 

Helitan

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Helium

 

Helium

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Nitrogen

 

Nitrogen

 

Example Uses:

- Used for TIG welding

- Shielding or assist gas for plasma cutting aluminium and stainless steel


 

Oxygen

 

Oxygen

 

Example Uses:

- Used with a fuel gas for cutting, welding, soldering and brazing


 

Gwynedd

 

Gwynedd 5

 

Example Uses:

- Used for MIG welding sheet and thin sections of mild steel up to 5mm


 

Gwynedd 15

 

Example Uses:

- Used for MIG welding sheet and thin sections of mild steel between 5mm and 15mm


 

Gwynedd 20

 

Example Uses:

- Used for MIG welding constructional steel work of mild steel greater than 15mm

Application & Weld Process MIG (Carbon Steel) TIG (Carbon Steel) MIG (Stainless Steel) TIG (Stainless Steel) MIG (Aluminium) TIG (Aluminium) MM (Weld Depth)
Argon   * * * * * Any
Gwynedd 5 *           < 7
Gwynedd 15 *           2 to 18
Gwynedd 20 *           > 18
Helitan SS30     *       < 9
Helitan SS50     *       < 15
Helitan Alu 30   *         > 5
Helitan Alu 50         * * < 7
Helitan Light         * * 2 to 18
Helitan Universal         * * > 18

Oxygen - Accelerant
Acetylene - Fuel gas
Propane - Fuel gas
Propylene - Fuel gas

Helium HP
Nitrogen HP

Laser Grade Nitrogen
Laser Grade Helium
Laser Grade CO2