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Welding Magnet 3″ (12 pcs)

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A welding magnet, also known as a magnetic welding holder or welding magnet square, is a tool used in welding processes to temporarily hold and position ferrous (magnetic) metal workpieces or components in a precise and stable manner during welding. These magnets are typically made of strong magnetic materials and are designed to securely attach to metal surfaces, providing a convenient and hands-free solution for welders to hold pieces together at specific angles or alignments. Welding magnets are useful for achieving accurate welds by keeping workpieces in the desired positions, improving efficiency, and ensuring weld quality.

1. Magnetic suction:25LB,50LB,75LB
2. Suitable for angles: 45/90/135
3. Packed by blister card

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Welding Magnet Uses

  1. Holding and Positioning Workpieces:
    • Welding magnets are often used to securely hold metal workpieces in position during welding. This helps to maintain accurate alignment and angles, ensuring precise and high-quality welds.
  2. Angle Alignment:
    • Welding magnets with specific angles (such as 45 degrees, 90 degrees, etc.) are employed to hold workpieces at the desired angles for welding. This is particularly useful for creating joints with precise angles.
  3. Tack Welding:
    • Welders use magnets to temporarily tack weld pieces together before completing the full weld. This allows them to check alignment and make adjustments if necessary before committing to a permanent weld.
  4. Featuring:
    • Welding magnets are used in the fabrication of fixtures and jigs. They help in holding components in place during the fabrication process, ensuring consistency and accuracy in the assembly of welded structures.
  5. Welding in Confined Spaces:
    • In tight or hard-to-reach spaces, welding magnets can be invaluable. They provide a stable and secure way to hold metal pieces together in areas where clamps or other holding devices might be challenging to use.
  6. Welding Round Objects:
    • Magnetic welding holders are particularly useful for welding cylindrical or round objects. The magnets can be attached to the workpiece to hold it securely in position while welding is carried out.
  7. Assembly and Repairs:
    • Welding magnets are used in the assembly and repair of metal structures, aiding in holding and aligning components during the welding process.
  8. Enhancing Efficiency:
    • By providing a hands-free solution for holding workpieces, welding magnets contribute to increased efficiency in the welding process. Welders can focus on the welding itself without having to constantly hold and support the workpieces manually.
  9. Temporary Fixing for Non-Magnetic Materials:
    • In cases where one or more components are not inherently magnetic, welding magnets can be used to temporarily hold them in place, allowing for the welding of both ferrous and non-ferrous materials.
SKU: AHS88696 Category:

Size

3″

Safety measures and precautions

  1. Protective Gear:
    • Always wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) such as welding helmets, gloves, and safety glasses to shield yourself from welding arc radiation, sparks, and debris.
  2. Magnetic Field Awareness:
    • Be aware of the strong magnetic fields generated by welding magnets. Keep magnetic tools away from sensitive electronic equipment, credit cards, and other magnetic media.
  3. Proper Handling:
    • Handle welding magnets with care to prevent pinching fingers or skin between the magnets. Magnetic force can be strong, and sudden movements may lead to injuries.
  4. Keep a Safe Distance:
    • Maintain a safe distance between your body and the welding magnets, especially when adjusting or moving them. Sudden movements can cause the magnets to attract or repel forcefully.
  5. Avoid Clamping on Thin Materials:
    • Avoid clamping welding magnets on thin or lightweight materials that may be easily pulled or displaced by the magnetic force. This can lead to instability during welding.
  6. Check for Debris:
    • Ensure that the surfaces of the welding magnets are clean from debris, spatter, or other materials that could affect their magnetic grip. Clean the magnets regularly to maintain their effectiveness.
  7. Secure Placement:
    • Securely attach welding magnets to stable and flat surfaces. Unstable placement may result in the magnets tipping over or workpieces shifting during welding.
  8. Controlled Release:
    • When releasing welding magnets from workpieces, do so in a controlled manner to avoid sudden movement or displacement. This helps prevent injuries and damage to the workpieces.
  9. Storage:
    • Store welding magnets away from electronic devices, credit cards, and other items sensitive to magnetic fields. Keep them in a designated area to prevent unintentional contact.
  10. Training and Education:
    • Ensure that individuals using welding magnets are adequately trained in their proper use and are aware of potential hazards. This includes understanding how to release magnets safely and avoid accidents.
  11. Inspect Magnets Regularly:
    • Regularly inspect welding magnets for any signs of damage, wear, or weakened magnetic force. Damaged magnets should be replaced to maintain their safety and effectiveness.

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  1. Quintah Moraa

    Highly recommended

    Quintah Moraa

  2. Tom Kelly

    Highly satisfied with this purchase.

    Tom Kelly