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Jet Truck Welding and Fabrication Part 4 of 4: Aluminum

Jul 2015 03
15 15 Fri
Written by Mr. TIG (Wyatt Swaim)

In the final installment of our 4 part series on Jet Truck welding and fabrication, we will be plasma cutting and welding the Aluminum ground effects. It is important to have excellent fit up when fabricating the ground effects, because we don't want any air passing over it to cause vibration.

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Jet Truck Welding and Fabrication Part 3: 321 Stainless Steel

Jun 2015 26
15 15 Fri
Written by Mr. TIG (Wyatt Swaim)

In this episode of TIG Time we are back at Worthy Motorsports in part 3 of our welding and fabrication series on Jet trucks. This segment we talk about how to weld 321 Stainless Steel and some of the reasons why we choose the materials that we do.

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Jet Truck Fabrication and Welding: Part 1 of 4

Jun 2015 12
15 15 Fri
Written by Mr. TIG (Wyatt Swaim)


In this episode we are at Worthy MotorSports welding some 4130 tubular frame for a Jet Engine powered Semi Truck. This is part 1 or a 4 part series where we are welding all different parts of this rig including, Inconel, Aluminum and Steel.

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Jet Truck Fabrication and Welding: Part 2 of 4 (Inconel)

Jun 2015 19
15 15 Fri
Written by Mr. TIG (Wyatt Swaim)


We are back at Worthy Motorsports in part 2 of our 4 part series on welding and fabricating a jet truck. In this episode we are welding the Inconel after burners to the jet manifold.

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MT 125 TIG Welder Review Part 2: AC Welding

Jun 2015 05
15 15 Fri
Written by Mr. TIG (Wyatt Swaim)

In the second part of our review of the MT-125 TIG welder we are testing out the AC features on Aluminum. First we test the machines frequency control and show you how to set the machine for welding thin fillet welds and heavier duty Aluminum butt welds.

Here are some features that are built into the machine that will help with Aluminum:

Frequency control: 20 - 250 hz
Full power (amps) on 115v
Ultra portable, weighing in at less than 30 pounds
Upgraded torch and accessories

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