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TIG vs. Oxyacetylene

zdavejump

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Gents,
Please first let me thank you all for a very informative and entertaining forum!
My question is rather simple- years ago, when learning gas welding, the fellow who taught me told me that when TIG welding 4130 tubing, you needed to go back and normalize the weld with an oxyacetylene torch. Is this so? I have a TIG machine now, and would like to use it on my project if I can learn the correct method.
Many Thanks!
Dave
 

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