Inert gas welding requires the removal of oxygen from the welding zone before, during and after welding. This is known as weld purging as is crucial during the welding of stainless steel.
The hand-held PurgEye 100, designed and developed by Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT is perfect for welding stainless steel, reading accurately from atmospheric oxygen level (20.94%), right down to 100 ppm (0.01%) of oxygen.
Ron Sewell, chairman for HFT, said: “The PurgEye 100 Weld Purge Monitor delivers an extremely accurate measurement of 0.01% or 100 ppm, which is the right amount to ensure welds remain free from oxidation.
“It is important that welders know exactly when it is safe to start welding. The PurgEye 100 reduces waiting times and saves money on inert gas costs.”
The PurgEye 100 is IP65 rated and comes with leak-tight push buttons, auto calibration features, vacuum-sealed leak-tight probe assembly, wrist/neck strap and tripod mount.
With a clear, easy to read LCD screen, it boasts a 24 mm high display with features such as a low battery icon as well as the low sensor icon. When the monitor is not in use, an automatic sleep mode...
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