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What to Consider when Buying a Welding machine

When the life of a welding machine comes to an end or the company wants to expand its operation, this is the time to go out there and purchase a welding machine. There is nothing hard in the market than going out there to buy something you don’t buy regularly. In this article we will see some of the factor you will need to consider to make a better decision when buying a welding machine.

Welding is a technique that has been in use for centuries. Joining metal parts together to be one part by melting where you want to join is what is referred as welding, and a welding machine does this work. There are different types and brand of welding machines in the market. The work you are doing will guide you on which welding machine you will purchase.A good welding machine will last a long time, and increase your productivity. Here are some of the things you need to consider when purchasing a welding machine;

What you are welding

Welding is done using carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum. Carbon steel is mostly used since it is compatible with most metals, and is also capable of handling excess heat. Stainless steel is compatible with MIG or TIG welding machine. Aluminum is used with high complex machine like MIG and high-end TIG machine.

The role or the welding machine

A welding machine depends on the work it being purchased for; if it is a secondary auxiliary work a cheap welding machine may do the work. A high productive welding machine that is needed to be reliable to do work every time it is called upon, may be costly than the one needed for auxiliary machine.

Price of the welding machine

As it is all about all machines the price of welding machine in Kenya is not just about money you pay to buy the machine.  Durability, efficiency, and reliability are considered to mark if the machine is worth the price it is to be bought.

The amperage of the welding machine

Considering the metal you are welding, the amount of heat produced by the machine should be considered. Welding a thin metal will require a machine that will produce less heat than when welding thick metals.

Weight of the machine

Will the welding machine be used at one place or it will be moving around to where the job is. A lighter machine should be considered if the machine will be moved around for jobs. If your machine will remain at the workshop regularly weight is not a major concern.

Going out to the market and coming out with a good machine is hard, but having an idea of what you will be looking for in the market can make your work easier when choosing one. Since you have seen of the thing you need to know when going to purchase a welding machine now you can buy the machine that will work best for you. For more, check https://weldingmachines.co.ke

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