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Best Way To Grind Welds Smooth

does anyone know the best way to smooth out my welds so you can can't do i need to use a 200 grit flap wheel or just grind the head of the 

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  • Best Method Of Grinding These Long Welds Smooth? Welding

    Best Method Of Grinding These Long Welds Smooth? Welding

    sanding discs (with sanding disc backing pad) on an angle grinder, keep the face of the disc parallel to the weld. flapper discs will dish the 

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  • Tools For Tight Spaces

    Tools For Tight Spaces

    that will educate the reader about how to improve his or her welding operation. there are times when a fabricator might need to grind a rough weld, remove casting with the right tools and accessories and a little elbow grease, they can when it comes to producing a smooth, finished weld in a tight angled area, 

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  • Fastest Method To Grind Welds?

    Fastest Method To Grind Welds?

    the 36 grit sanding disk is the way to go, then step down to an 80 grit or 120 to smotth things out even more. if you are using a paint or powder 

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  • Getting Butt Welded Sheet Metal Joints Smooth

    Getting Butt Welded Sheet Metal Joints Smooth

    that's 1 cheat i've used in the past, but i know guys do it the right way. of the weld before you start grinding and we can be more help. my best 

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  • Best Abrasives For Grinding Down Booger Welds?

    Best Abrasives For Grinding Down Booger Welds?

    obviously the best answer is to learn to weld better, and projects like this one are not- there are tons of guys out there welding that are way better than i'll ever be. then grind the front smooth and fill whatever needs filling.

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  • Grind Your Welds With Pride, If That'S The Way You Do It

    Grind Your Welds With Pride, If That'S The Way You Do It

    eagle-eyed readers will spot that the grinding reveals a weld that isn't perfect. the sight of good metal exposed under that bead is the confirmation that the cut holes been ground smooth before welding the beam in place.

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  • Finish Fillet Welds The Right Way, Every Time

    Finish Fillet Welds The Right Way, Every Time

    tee joint and lap joint welds are some of the most common welds performed by fabricators today. both of these common welds, as well as all 

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  • Weld Talk Message Boards

    Weld Talk Message Boards

    does it weaken the weld if you grind it down? how do you know if it was done correctly? a lot depends on the application, take a guided bend test for example, all ground smooth. with proper practice and proper metal prep, your welds should enhance the appearance and also enhance the strength 

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  • How To Grind Aluminum Welds?

    How To Grind Aluminum Welds?

    i primarily want to grind welds that were done in cast alluminum, then re-weld. your only as good as 2 cuz no matter how good you are there is that you can use on an angle grinder to really smooth out the material.

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  • Automotive Welding How To Cut And Grind

    Automotive Welding How To Cut And Grind

    automotive welding: how to cut and grind - part 4 includes instructional then weld the pieces back together and grind them smooth so that the cuts a proper metal-cutting chop saw works best to make straight cuts in tube 

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  • Grinding Welds On Body Panels

    Grinding Welds On Body Panels

    to grind the welds smooth after i weld i've been using a 4 1/2' angle grider with a 80 grit would i be better off switching to a air angle grinder with a 2 or 3' ro-loc disc? also in my experience the brands and how they cut :

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  • Grinding Smooth After Welding How Strong??

    Grinding Smooth After Welding How Strong??

    tough, but learnable. grind almost flush, then finish with light application of a flap wheel, until the line just dissappears and the base metal begins 

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  • How To Smooth Out My Welding

    How To Smooth Out My Welding

    try using a bit more power, and a light weaving movement as you work along the weld, both these can avoid a raised edge or ridge along the 

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  • Eight Tips For Effective Grinding

    Eight Tips For Effective Grinding

    it doesn't matter how mind-bogglingly fast upstream processes are if it takes but there's no getting around it: grinding down a weld on a formed workpiece is a grinder twice the price will give you better results, and its operating life may be the disc, causing the grains to glaze over and become smooth.

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  • The Daily Grind Methods For Grinding

    The Daily Grind Methods For Grinding

    a 36-grit disc) may be used to grind aluminum welds, but some weld metal must be finished with a finer-grit disk. the key to proper grinding on aluminum is to 

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  • Using The Right Grinding Wheel For The Welding Job

    Using The Right Grinding Wheel For The Welding Job

    rubber bonds offer a smooth grinding action, and are common in wheels where a giving your drill bits regular spot sharpening with a file is the best way to 

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  • Best Way To Grind Off A Weld, For A Beginner? Pics In Comments

    Best Way To Grind Off A Weld, For A Beginner? Pics In Comments

    use a 4 1/2 inch angle grinder ($15 at harbor freight) with a cutting wheel to slice through the weld, perpendicular to the face of the weld (a 45 degree angle to the 

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  • The Angle Grinder Wheels You Need For Fabrication

    The Angle Grinder Wheels You Need For Fabrication

    you can clean rust and paint, whisk off welding slag, remove metal, and cut stuff. we picked out the four best angle grinder wheels for fabrication and take a angle grinder standard grinding wheel bottom with smooth arbor when through-cutting, you must beware of how the cut piece moves so that it 

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  • Question About Weld Grinding For Best Appearance

    Question About Weld Grinding For Best Appearance

    my question is what is the best butt weld/grinding technique to use to get a to watch how you remove the weld bead though but they sure are a lot better it doesn't really matter- but i do need to make both sides flat/smooth.

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  • Any Tips For Grinding Down Welds

    Any Tips For Grinding Down Welds

    maybe grinding is as much an art as the welding itself and i need to perfect that too. a bit of advice or a good technique to follow before i set about repairing the finishing off with a da sander and coarse disc helps to smooth out any try creating a small gap all way round, but will req more effort (lower 

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  • Weld Talk Message Boards

    Weld Talk Message Boards

    excellent for gettiing a nice smooth surface and they really cut fast. i've been known to remove my own slivers/sparks that way when one sneaks in behind the making good welds will reduce or eliminate need for grinding.

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  • Anyone Know Tricks To Keep A Good Flat Surface When Grinding

    Anyone Know Tricks To Keep A Good Flat Surface When Grinding

    anyone know tricks to keep a good flat surface when grinding down weld repairs how much stuff shows up on it when you see it in the light at the right anglei you have a perfectly smooth surface that stuff just sticks out like a sore thumb. 3.

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  • The H.A.M.B. - The Jalopy Journal

    The H.A.M.B. - The Jalopy Journal

    i would need to see the welds to give you a good answer but the way i normally do it is start with an angle grinder and a stone. knock the welds 

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  • How Do You Grind And Smooth Bad Welds In Tight Corners To

    How Do You Grind And Smooth Bad Welds In Tight Corners To

    how do you grind and smooth bad welds in tight corners to make new comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. sort by. best.

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