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Welders’ World
Product Catalogue 2012
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Welders’ World Edition 4 - 2012
Angola
Mozambique
Tanzania
DRC
Beira
Tel: +258 23 354336
Dar-es-Salaam
Changombe/Mboozi Rd
PO Box 40101
Dar-es-Salaam
Tanzania
Tel: +255 22 286 0741/2
Afrox Angola Limitada
Rua Talatona CS4
Talatona
Luanda Sul
Luanda
Angola
Tel: +244 222 460 313
RDC Gases & Welding Sprl.
Coin des Avenues Kigoma et Chemin
Publique Numero 117
Commune Kampemba
Ville de Lubumbashi
Province du Katanga
Republique Democratique Du Congo
Tel: +243 997 165 977
Kenya
BOC Kenya
14 Kitui Road
Industrial Area
Nairobi
Kenya
Tel: +254 20 69 44 000 / 733 687 078
Mombasa
Mikanjuni Road
Off Liwatoni Industrial Sites
Mombasa
Kenya
Tel: +254 41 222 5137 / 231 2304/5
Kisumu
Kibos Road
PO Box 1757, 40100
Kisumu
Kenya
Tel: +254 57 202 9271 / 202 9350 /
202 8267
Malawi
BOC Malawi Limited
Johnstone Road
Ginnery Corner
Blantyre 3
Malawi
Tel: +265 1 87 1611
Lilongwe
Plot No 29/9
Alimaunde
Kanengo
Lilongwe
Malawi
Tel: +265 1 713 238 / 710 374
BOC Gases – Mozambique Limitada
Av. Das Industrias 600
Machave
Maputo
Mozambique
Tel: +258 21 750 336 / 752 631/4
Namibia
IGL (Pty) Limited
T/A Afrox Namibia
131 Mandume Ndemufayo Ave
Southern Industrial Area
Windhoek
Namibia
Tel: +264 61 387 000
Tsumeb
PO Box 499
Tsumeb
Namibia
Tel: +264 67 220 043
Walvis Bay
PO Box 1598
Walvis Bay
Namibia
Tel: +264 64 205 818
Oshakati
Main Street
Oshakati
Namibia
Tel: +264 65 221 853
Rundu
Eugene Kakarusu Street
Rundu
Namibia
Tel: +264 66 256 050
Rosh Pinah
Lood Street
Rosh Pinah
Namibia
Tel: +264 63 274 585
Nigeria
BOC Gases plc Nigeria
Apapa Shodi Expressway
P.M.B. 1053
Oshodi
Lagos
Nigeria
Tel: +234 1 810 4777
DISCLAIMER
Whilst great care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of
the information contained in this product catalogue, this does
not exempt the user from verifying his/her own responsibility
involved in the application of this information.
BOC Tanzania Limited
Nyakato, Industrial Area
PO Box 1878
Mwanza
Tanzania
Tel: +255 28 257 2752/3
Uganda
BOC Uganda Limited
Plot 73, 7th Street
Industrial Area
Uganda
Tel: +256 414 231 875/6 / 312 261 315
Zambia
BOC Zambia Ltd
Chisokone Avenue
Plot No 901
Ndola
Zambia
Tel : +260 212 611 801/5 / 621 608/9 /
621 582
Lusaka
ShekI Sheki Street
Plot No 4278
Light Industrial Area
Lusaka
Zambia
Tel : +260 211 240 954 / 246 665 /
242 272 / 247 666
Zimbabwe
BOC Zimbabwe (Pty) Limited
BOC House
Hull & Glasgow Roads
Southerton
Harare
Zimbabwe
Tel: +263 4 757 171-5 / 755 750-65
Bulawayo
Steelworks Road
Westgate
Zimbabwe
Tel: +263 9 634 91-5
Gweru / Electrode Factory
Bristol Road
Gweru
Zimbabwe
Tel: +263 54 216 24/6
WARNING
Welding can give rise to electric shock, excessive noise, eye
and skin burns dues to the arc rays, and a potential health
hazard if you breathe in the emitted fumes and gases. Read all
the manufacturer’s instructions to achieve the correct welding
conditions. Refer to www.afrox.com.
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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The Afrox Offer
•
Afroxoffersafit-for-purposeproductrangeof
welding,cuttingandheatingsolutions.Our
retailstoresandselectedpartners(agents
anddistributors)stockacorerangeofwelding-
relatedPPE,gasandarcequipmentandspares,
gasregulators,flashbackarrestors,welding
hoses,cuttingtorchesandnozzles,welding
accessories,andgasandarcwelding consumables.
•
Afroxofferscustomerdeliveriesaswellasa
customercollectoffer.Weareabletodeliverto
customersthroughanextensivenetworkof
convenientlylocatedbranches,storesand
agents/distributorsnationwide.Customersmay alsocollectdirectlyfromanyoftheseoutlets.
•
Afroxdeliveriesaredependentongeographical
locationandthedateandtimetheorderis
received.Fast-trackemergencydeliveriescan
bearrangedonrequest.OurCentralScheduling Centreisdedicatedtoplanningandscheduling allproductdeliveriestoourcustomers, accordingtotheirrequirements.
queries.Ourmulti-skilledstaffarecustomerserviceexperts
andproductchampions,offeringspecialisedadviceonall
productsandservicesthatAfroxoffers.
Foryourconvenience,theAfroxCustomerServiceCentre
hasanonlinecustomerinteractionsystemgivingyouaccess
tothe:
•
•
ServiceOffice-fororders,problemsand
requestsforinformation;and
SupportOffice-forallyouraccountqueries
(pleasehaveyour8digitAfroxaccountnumber ready).
Our operating hours are 07h00 - 17h00 Monday to
Friday (excluding public holidays).
• Wearecommittedtofulfillingcompletedcore
productorderrequirementsontimeandinfull.
• Withus,qualityisguaranteed.
OurnationalCustomerServiceCentreusesacomputerised
eventtrackingsystemenablingandempoweringourentire
serviceandsalesorganisationtomeetyourneeds.
CONTACT OUR NATIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTRE
CONTACT DETAILS
Phone
0860020202
Fax
0860020201
E-mail
[email protected]
Website
www.afrox.com
PLACING AN ORDER
We’llprocessyourorderquicklyandaccurately.Areference
numberwillbesuppliedwitheachorderforeasytracking.
COPY DOCUMENTATION
Wecanretrieveadeliverynoteorinvoiceandfaxore-mail
youacopyonrequest.
ACCOUNT QUERIES OR QUESTIONS ABOUT INVOICING
Wehavewelltrainedstaffthatcanreviewandresolveyour
accountqueries.
Oureventtrackingsystemwillensurefastresolutionof
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Contents
Section
Page
Section1-IndustrialGases
5
Section2-HospitalityGases
13
Section3-SpecialProducts&Chemicals
15
Section4-ArcAccessories
17
Section5-ArcEquipment&Processes
22
Section6-TechnicalServicesDepartment
27
Section7-GasEquipment
28
Section8-WeldingConsumables
44
Section9-Do-It-Yourself
55
Section10-PersonalProtectiveEquipment
61
The 2012 Product Catalogue prices for Collect customers
are available for download from the Afrox website.
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IndustrialGases
Afrox Industrial & Refrigeration Gas Cylinder
Colour Identification
Atmospheric Gases
Air
Nitrogen
Oxygen
Argon
Technical
•3,9kgcylinder
12-KB
•8,5kgtechnical
12-RC
Technical
•2,2kgcylinder
42-IE
•4,4kgcylinder
42-JE
•11,0kgcylinder
42-SE
•15x11,0kgMCP
42-ME15
•120,0kgPCC
41-PA
Technical
•11,5kgcylinder
C1-QD
•15x12,3kgMCP
1-MR15
•PortaPak®
1,43 kg cylinder
3-GD
•EconoPak
8,5 kg cylinder
2-OB
•180kgPCC
554-PA
Technical
•17,4kgcylinder
10-SE
•220kgPCC
556-PA
Dry
•3,9kgcylinder
13-KB
•8,5kgdry
13-RC
High Purity
•2,2kgcylinder
98-IE
•11,0kgcylinder
98-SE
•15x11,0kgMCP
98-ME15
High Purity
•17,4kgcylinder
11-SE
•15x17,4kgMCP
11-ME15
Laser Gas
•15x11,5kgMCP
317-MR15
Laser Gas
•15x11,0kgMCP
98-ME15-LAS
•DewarPVTkg
P42
Shielding Gases
Argoshield® Light
•3,6kgcylinder
24-IE
•17,8kgcylinder
24-SE-LIG
Argoshield® Universal
•18,5kgcylinder
28-SE
Argoshield® Heavy
•19,6kgcylinder
25-SE
Argoshield® 5
•8,4kgcylinder
24-KE
•17,8kgcylinder
C24-SE
Portashield®
•1,8kgcylinder
27-GD
Stainshield® Heavy
•10,4kgcylinder
99-SE
Stainshield® TIG
•16,7kgcylinder
87-SE
Stainshield® TIG Plus
•12,3kgcylinder
000187-SE-C
TIGshield®
•3,5kgcylinder
87-IE
ThegascontentsofAfroxcylindersareidentifiedbythelabelsaffixedtothecylinders.Acylinderwithoutalabelshouldnotbeused,and
shouldbereturnedtothesupplier.Animportantpartofthelabelistheclassdiamond,whichrepresentsthecharacteristicofthegas,
asillustrated.Alabelwithmultipleclassdiamondsindicatesmultipleassociatedhazards.
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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Fuel Gases
Other Gases
Acetylene
Hydrogen
Carbon Dioxide
Technical
•8kgcylinder
C15-DE
•12x6,5kgMCP
15-MD12-CC
•12x8kgMCP
15-MD12
•PortaPak®
0,94 kg cylinder
16-DA
•EconoPak
6,9 kg cylinder
15-DD
Technical
•0,74kgcylinder
54-SH
•15x0,74kgMCP
54-MH15
Technical
•31,3kgcylinder
40-RC
•31,3kgcylinder
Alushield®
•8,4kgcylinder
94-SE
Coppashield®
•4,8kgcylinder
395-SE
Fluxshield®
•20,5kgcylinder
26-SE
Notes
1. Designated cylinder colours comply with SANS 10019
2. Numbers in grey are Afrox’s item numbers
Wet
40-RC-W
•180kgPCC
573-PA
Stainshield®
•17,4kgcylinder
27-SE
Stainshield® Plus
•17,6kgcylinder
30-SE
Class Diamonds
OXIDISING
GAS
TOXIC
GAS
GAS UNDER
PRESSURE
2
2
2
2
Class 2.2 / 5.1
Oxidising Gas
Yellow / Black lettering
Class 2.1
Flammable Gas
Red / Black lettering
Class 2.3
Toxic Gas
White / Black lettering
Class 2.2
Non-Flammable, Non-Toxic Gas
Green / Black lettering
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Complete solutions for complex tasks
Whether you are preheating, postheating, flame straightening, flame hardening, flame brazing, fusing or hot forming, you want to be
sure you are using the appropriate gas and the best equipment. Afrox can help you make the right decision. Our complete LINDOFLAMM®
flame solutions ensure that you always deliver the optimum performance with the highest possible cost-efficiency.
The classic combination: oxygen and acetylene
Flame temperatures fuel gas/oxygen
Oxidising flame
Reducing flame
Acetylene
3 100
3 000
Ethene
2 900
Propylene
2 800
Methane
Hydrogen
2 700
2 600
Oxygen: The right selection
Inordertoachieveoptimalheatingof
theworkpiece,theflamepropertieshave
tobetailoredtothespecificapplication.
Therefore,theoxygensource(oxygengas,
compressedair,aspiratedair)hastobe
selectedcarefully:
• Oxygenisusedforhotforming,flame
hardening,flamecleaningandfusing
ofsprayedcoatings.Itgivesarapid
riseintemperatureattheworkpiece
surfaceandcausesabuild-upofheat
withahightemperaturegradient insidetheworkpiece
• Compressedairisusedforpreheating,
postheating,flamebrazingandflame
drying.Itlowersthetemperatureand
combustionvelocity,producingamild
andgentle,yetintenseand
economicalflame,whichcanbebetter
controlled.Theheatingofthe
workpieceandthetemperature
gradientinsidethepartarelessthan
whenoxygenisemployed.The
workpieceisthoroughlyheatedata
lowersurfacetemperature
• Aspirated-airburnersaresometimes
usedforbrazing.Theyprovidelower
surfacetemperatures,averyslight temperaturegradientandthorough
heating.
Neutral
3 200
Propane
0
1:1
1:2
1:3
1:4
1:5
1:6
Flame setting
Fuel gas/oxygen ratio (m2/m3)
Effect of oxygen source on
workpiece surface temperature
Temperature distribution within
an oxy-acetylene flame
Workpiece surface temperature (ºC)
Acetylene: The perfect fuel gas
Whenefficiency,precisionandaccuracy
arerequired,thereisnobetterchoicethan
acetylene:
• Acetyleneproducesthehighest
flametemperatures,providing
rapidandconcentratedheating
• Theuniquetemperaturedistribution
inanacetyleneflamemeansthat mostoftheenergyiscontained
withintheprimaryflame,allowing forpreciseheating
• Acetylenealsohasthehighestflame
propagationrate,increasingthermal
efficiency
• Acetyleneproducesthelowest
moisturecontentinexhaustedgases,
reducingcorrosionandquality
issues.
Flame temperature (ºC)
IndustrialGases
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Acetylene /
oxygen
1 200
900
Acetylene /
compressed
air
600
Acetylene /
suction air
300
0
Heating-up time (min)
2 500
2 700
2 900
3 100
Temperature (ºC)
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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Shielding Gases
Stainshield® TIG
Stainshield® Heavy
Description
10,4kg
Item Number
99-SE
Stainshield®Heavyisanargonrichthree
componentofargon-helium-CO2mixture
developedprimarilyfortheMIGwelding
ofstainlesssteelsabove10mmthick,but
italsohasapplicationsintheMIGwelding
ofothermetals.Itisslightlyoxidising,
makingitidealforusewithmetalsor
processesthatcantoleratethepresence
ofoxidisinggases.
Theadditionofheliumtotheshielding
gasincreasestheamountofenergy
transferredintotheweld,producing
smooth,evenanddefect-freewelds.
Stainshield®Heavyhasbeendevelopedto
greatlyimproveweldingspeed,increase
depositionratesand,insomecases,
reducepreheatrequirements.
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Description
Allstainlesssteels
Tubingandpipework
Tanksandvessels
Cateringequipment
Componentsforthepetrochemical industry
Shiprepairindustry.
16,7kg
Description
17,4kg
Description
87-SE
Stainshield®TIGwasdevelopedprimarily
forthemanualTIGweldingofaustenitic
stainlesssteel.Theweldingspeeds
achievedaregreaterthanthatofargon.
Theseincreasedweldingspeedsreduce
productioncostsandreducetheamount
ofdistortioncreatedinthecomponents
beingproduced.
Theadditionofhydrogentotheshielding
gasincreasesthecleaningofthematerial
beingweldedandincreasestheamountof
energytransferredintotheweld,allowing
forincreasedweldingspeedsandthe
reductionofpostweldcleaning.
• Foodprocessingequipment
• Sinksandbenches
• Medicalequipment
• Knifehandles
• Thinwallprocesspipework
• Purgingofhighintegritycomponents.
12,3kg
Item Number
000187-SE-C
Argon-heliumshieldinggasmixturesare
twocomponentmixturesofargonand
heliumdevelopedprimarilyforMIGandTIG
weldingofnon-ferrousmetalsofbetween
3-10mm.
Argon-heliumrichshieldinggasesinput
moreheatintotheweldthanpureargon,
buttheadditionofargonimprovesthearc
stability.Thesegaseswillhelpaskilled
weldertoproducesmooth,evenand
defect-freewelds.Theyarealsosuitable
forTIGweldingofcopper,copperalloys
andnickelalloyswherehighheatinputis
required.
Mixtureswithahighheliumcontenthave
theabilitytotransferheatmoreeffectively
totheweldpool.Thismakesthemideal
forweldingthickmetalsthathavetobe
preheatedbeforewelding.Preheatcanbe
reducedor,insomecases,dispensedwith
altogether.
• Automaticandorbitalwelding
• Pipework
• Electronics
• Petrochemical
• Powergeneration
• Tubingandseams.
Stainshield® Plus
Item Number
Description
27-SE
Stainshield®isageneralformulationgas
forweldersusingtheGMAWprocesson
allstainlesssteels.Itoffersaneconomical
solution,suitableformanyapplications
onawiderangeofmetalthicknesses.
Stainshield®isparticularlysuitable
whereminimaloxidationoftheweld
isrequiredandwherethereisariskof
carboncontaminationoftheproduct.
Stainshield®performswellacrossarange
ofapplicationsprovidinggoodarcstability
indip,pulseandspraytransfermodes.
• Allstainlesssteels
• Tubingandpipework
• Tanksandvessels.
Item Number
Stainshield®TIGisatwocomponent
mixtureofargonandhydrogendeveloped
primarilyforTIGweldingofstainless
steelsupto10mmthick.
Stainshield®
Stainshield® TIG Plus
17,6kg
Item Number
30-SE
Stainshield®Plushasbeenformulated
specificallyforweldersusingtheGMAW
processonallstainlesssteels,particularly
3CR12.Itprovidesastrongweldandis
suitableacrossawiderangeofmetal
thicknesses,particularlywherethefinal
appearanceoftheweldisimportantto
theproduct.Itslowoxidationpotential,
stablearcandfluidweldpoolproducea
decorativefinishtotheweld.
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Allstainlesssteels
Tubingandpipework
Tanksandvessels
Cateringequipment
Componentsforthepetrochemicalindustry.
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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Argoshield® Light
Description
Item Number
17,8kg
24-SE-LIG
3,6kg
24-IE
Argoshield®Lighthasbeenformulated
specificallyforweldersusingtheGMAW
processoncarbonsteeltypicallylessthan
4mmthick.Thisgasmixture,whichcan
beusedinallpositions,produceslowheat
inputandnarrowweldbeads,soreducing
distortionandburn-through.Together
withitsexcellentarcstabilityandhigh
speedcapabilityforweldingthinsheet,
Argoshield®Lightiseasytouse,provides
aqualityweldandminimisesoverallcost.
• Ductandsheetmetalengineering industries
• Automotivecomponentsmanufacture
• Vehiclerepair
• Cabinets/steelfurnituremanufacture
• Domesticappliancemanufacture
• Lightgaugestoragetanks.
Argoshield® Heavy
Description
19,6kg
Item Number
25-SE
Argoshield®Heavyhasbeenformulated
forweldersusingtheGMAWprocesson
constructionalsteelworkstypicallygreater
than10mmthick.Itshighercarbon
dioxidecontentgivesweldsincarbon
steelgoodroundedpenetrationprofiles
thataredeepandwide.Thisproduces
consistentlyreliablestrongwelds,which
canbeusedforbridges,buildings,boilers,
plantandmachinery.Argoshield®Heavyis
idealformulti-passweldsinspraymode
onheavysections,allowingfastwelding
speedswhichreducecosts.Italsohasthe
advantageoftoleratingcontaminantssuch
asdirt,oil,greaseandrustandpoorjoint
fit-up.
• Heavyengineering
• Heavystructuralsteel
• Boilermanufacture
• Shipbuildingandrepair
• Heavyvehiclemanufacture
• Thick-walledpipesandpressurevessels
• Pad-eyesandliftinglugs
• Earth-movingequipment.
Argoshield® Universal
Description
18,5kg
IndustrialGases
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Item Number
28-SE
Argoshield®Universalhasbeenformulated
forgeneralfabricationofcarbonsteelover
thetypicalthicknessrange5-12mm.
Thisgasmixtureiseasytouse,giving
goodweldperformanceacrossawide
rangeofapplicationsandwelding
parameters.Itcanbeusedinanyposition,
forsingle-andmulti-passweldsindip,
spray,pulsedorsynergicmode.Combined
withitsexcellentarcstability,lowspatter
andbroadweldprofile,theseadvantages
makeArgoshield®Universalanexcellent
choiceforqualityandeconomyingeneral
engineeringapplications.
• Generalfabrication
• Generalindustrialproducts
• Lighttomedium-platefabrication
• Structuralsteelworks
• Bridgework
• Pipeandtubejoining
• Vehiclemanufacture/heavytrucks.
Argoshield® 5
Description
Item Number
17,8kg
C24-SE
8,4kg
24-KE
1,8kg
27-GD
Argoshield®5hasbeenformulated
specificallyforweldersusingtheGMAW
processoncarbonsteeltypicallylessthan
4mmthick.Thisgasmixture,whichcan
beusedinallpositions,produceslowheat
inputandnarrowweldbeads,thereby
reducingdistortionandburn-through.
Togetherwithitsexcellentarcstability
andhighspeedcapabilityforwelding
thinsheet,Argoshield®5iseasytouse,
providesaqualityweldandminimises
overallcost.
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Ductandsheetmetalengineering industries
Automotivecomponentsmanufacture
Vehiclerepair
Cabinets/steelfurnituremanufacture
Domesticappliancemanufacture
Lightgaugestoragetanks.
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Coppashield®
Description
4,8kg
Item Number
395-SE
Copperandcopper-basedalloysare
typicallycharacterisedbyahighthermal
conductivityandhighheatcapacity.The
highheliumcontentofCoppashield®
providesaveryintensearcwhichallows
thesematerialstobeweldedmorereadily
thanbyusingothergases.Inmanycases,
preheatingcanbeeliminatedbythe
higharcenergyavailable.Coppashield®
issuitableforbothGMAWandGTAW
welding.Coppashield®canalsobeused
onaluminiumandaluminiumalloysabove
6mmandisidealbecauseitisafast
weldinggaswithhotterarc,withlow
porosityathighproductivitylevels.
• Copper-linedsteelpressurevessels
• Bus-barmanufacture
• Spiritdistillationvessels
• Arcfurnaceelectrodeholders
• Heatexchangers
• Petrochemicalequipment
• Calorifiers.
Alushield®
Description
8,4kg
Fluxshield®
Description
Item Number
20,5kg
94-SE
Alushield®isagasmixtureofargonand
heliumforGMAWandGTAWweldingof
aluminiumanditsalloys.Itisaversatile,
highspecificationgassuitableforwelding
overarangeofthicknesses,giving
consistentlygoodpenetrationandbead
shape.Themixtureischemicallyinert
providingastable,steadyandcontrollable
arc.Alushield®canalsobeusedon
automatedweldingprocessesandby
allowingfasterweldingspeedswithlower
defectrates,cansignificantlyreduce
fabricationcosts.
Heliumcontentprovidesahigherarc
energytocombatthehighthermal
conductivityofthesealloys,increasing
penetrationandminimisingtheneedfor
preheating.
• Shipandmarinesuperstructures
• Pressurevessels
• Chemicalandpetrochemicalplant
• Pipework.
Item Number
26-SE
Fluxshield®isanargon/carbondioxidebasedshieldinggasspecificallydesigned
forhighqualitysingle-andmulti-pass
weldingofmild,lowalloyandstainless
steelsusingthefluxcoredandmetal
coredwireprocesses.Itcanbeusedin
allpositionseithermanuallyorsemiautomated,dependingonthewiretype.
Fluxshield®exhibitsexcellentarcstability,
generatesgoodpenetrationprofiles,a
verysmoothweldappearancewithlow
spatterlevelsandpromotesexcellentslag
detachability.Fluxshield®isalsotolerant
ofpoorfit-upandlessthanidealjoint
cleanliness.
• Generalplatefabrications
• Structuralsteelandbridgework
• Heavyengineeringtypefabrications
• Pressurevessels,pipingandtank manufacture
• Offshoredrillingrigsandshipbuilding
• Fabricationspreviouslylimitedto SMAWusingAWS-E7018electrodes,
withstringentmechanicalstrength requirements,i.e.forlowtemperature
impacttoughness,highyieldandUTS
requirements
• IdealforHSLA,mild,structuraland stainlesssteels.
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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HospitalityGases
Partigas
Balloonsaretheanswertomakinganyeventspecial,creating
animpactorraisingawareness.Theyarerecognisedasacosteffectivewaytocreateeye-catchingandeffectivedisplays,and
asagiveawaytocustomerstheyrepresentlow-costadvertising
foryou.
Whateveryouridea,Afroxcanofferyouthesolution.Latex
balloonswillfloatforsixtoeighthourswhereasself-sealing
metallicfoilballoonsshouldlastseveraldays.
Itwilltakeonepersonapproximatelytwohourstoinflate
500balloons.Latexballoonsfittedwithplasticvalvesandfoil
balloonswithself-sealvalvesarequickertofill.Usingballoon
clipsalsosavestime.Talktoyournearestpartyballoonoutletor
consultthelocalYellowPages.
Partigascylinderscomeinthreesizes.Toworkoutthesizeofthe
cylinderyourequire,youneedtoanswerafewsimplequestions:
- Whattypeofballoonsdoyouwanttouse?
- Whatsizeballoonsdoyouwanttouse?
- Howmanyballoonsdoyouwanttoinflate?
Partigas Cylinder Diagram
l
Cylinder size ( )
Partigas (kg)
,
,
Height (mm)
,
Diameter (mm)
Pressure (bar)
Size
Large
Medium
Small
Item Number
528-SE
528-JE
528-FE
76
29,6
9
Cylinder weight (kg)
Approximate number
of balloons (300 mm)
Usingtheaboverightdiagram,youcandeterminethemost
appropriatecylinderforyourneeds.Notethatthediagramsshow
theapproximatenumberofballoonsthatcanbefilled.Numbers
willvaryaccordingtoballoonmanufacturerandtheshapeofthe
balloon.
Useful Tips
• Itisveryimportantnottoover-inflateyourballoons.
Forinstance,ifyouinflatea300mmballoonto375mm,
youwillusealmosttwiceasmuchgas
• FillingballoonsisquickandsimplewithanAfroxinflator
• Dependingonyourrequirements,aninflatorcanbe
purchasedorrented
• Rentaninflatorbypayingarefundabledeposit.
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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SpecialProducts&
Chemicals
Refrigerants
Refrigerants R427A
• Non-toxic,non-flammablezero-ODP(Ozone
DepletionPotential)refrigerantwithalower
GWP(GlobalWarmingPotential)among
otherretrofitsolutionssinceitsGWPbelow
2000
• AssignedA1safetyclassificationbyASHRAE
Standard34
• CanbeusedtoreplaceR22inexisting
equipmentforawiderangeoftemperatures
• Canbeusedtoretrofitlowtemperature
refrigerationunitsaswellasair-conditioning
installations.
Item Number
Cylinder Size
Contents (kg)
Valve Outlet Connection
578042-LA-N
Cylinder
10,0
5/8”BSPFrighthandfemale
578042-LG-N
Cylinder
50,0
5/8”BSPFrighthandfemale
Refrigerants R22
• Colourless,odourless,non-flammable,non-
toxicgas
• Inhigherconcentrations,odourismildand
slightlyethereal
• Popularforuseinalltypesofhouseholdand
commercialrefrigerationandairconditioning
equipment
• ThehigherrefrigerationpropertiesofR22
permitstheuseofsmallerequipment–a
considerableadvantagewherespaceisata
premium
Item Number
Cylinder Size
Contents (kg)
Valve Outlet Connection
W341078
Disposable
13,6
1/4”flare
577022-LA-N
Cylinder
10,0
577022-LG-N
Cylinder
59,0
577022-TD-N
Drum
785,0
5/8”BSPFrighthandmale
R134A
• IncreasinguseasareplacementforCFC-12
• Hasahighcriticaltemperature,which
ensuresagoodcoefficientofperformance
especiallyathighcondensingtemperatures
inaircooledsystems
• Widehouseholduseinmediumtemperature
foodcabinets,waterchillersandfountains,
heatpumpsanddehumidifiers
• Blowingagentforvariousfoams
• Propellantforaerosolpharmaceuticals,
mousses,insecticides,cleaningandother
householdproducts.
Item Number
Cylinder Size
Contents (kg)
Valve Outlet Connection
W341045
Disposable
13,6
1/4”flare
578013-LA-N
SmallCylinder
10,0
578013-LG-N
Cylinder
60,0
578013-TC-N
Drum
850,0
5/8”BSPFrighthandmale
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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ArcAccessories
Accessories
Cable Lugs - Fixing Hole
Cable Lugs - Crimping
• Solderingtype
• Typenumbersdenoteamps
andfixingholesize
• Crimpingtype
• 35to90:cablemm
• 12=fixinghole(mm)
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Cable Connector
Description
Item Number
200A14mm
W053021
35x12mm
W053011
CC20Plug/Socket
W054154
150A13mm
W053022
50x12mm
W053012
CC20Plug
W054155
300A17mm
W053023
70x12mm
W053013
CC20Socket
W054156
95x12mm
W053014
Chipping Hammer
Cable Connectors
Description
Cable Connector Plug
Item Number
CC17Plug
W054151
CC18Socket
W054152
Description
10-25mm
Item Number
Earth Clamp - Screw Type
• Crocodiletype300A
• Screwtype600A
Item Number
Description
Item Number
W053020
W054489
Earth Clamp - Crocodile
Description
•Steelheavydutylonglifehammer
Item Number
150A
W053025
600ATRC
W054147
300A
W054146
600AEC600
W054149
600A
W054148
Plug, Welding Male (50 - 70)
Item Number
W033718
Hot Box 10 kg 220 V Thermostat Controlled
• 220Vthermostatcontrolled
• Maxtemp250ºC
• 10kg
Item Number
W052005
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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Abrasives, Cleaning & Preparation Products
Grinding Disc - AOX
Cutting Disc - AOX
• Grade:Med.A3T
• Grade:Med.A3T
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
114x3x22A30TMSeach
W053285
115x1x22A3TMSeach
W053273
115x6x22A30TMSeach
W053287
230x3x22A3TMSeach
W053279
230x7,2x22A30TMSeach
W053291
Anti-Spatter - Spatter Release
640 NO/SI
Description
400ml
Item Number
W034010
Anti-Spatter - AOX Liquid
Description
400ml
Item Number
W034010
Anti-Spatter - AOX Liquid Refill
Description
5l
Item Number
W034014
Anti-Spatter TRC Spatter
Release Aerosol
Description
400ml
Item Number
W034015
Anti-Spatter - Spatter Off
(Water Based)
Passivating Paste AOX
Pickling Paste AOX
• Spatteroff(waterbased)
• Afroxanti-spatterpaste
• Improveyourstainlesssteelquality afterweld
• Improveyourstainlesssteelquality afterweld
Description
400ml
Item Number
W034009
Description
1l
Item Number
W053574
Description
1l
Item Number
W053575
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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NDT - Ardrox HF-P Penetrant
NDT - Ardrox HF-P Developer
NDT - Ardrox HF-P Remover
• Non-destructivetestingforweldquality
• Internationallyapproved
• HF-Ppenetrant
• HF-Ddeveloper
• HF-Rremover/cleaner
• Size-300g
• Non-destructivetestingforweldquality
• Internationallyapproved
• HF-Ppenetrant
• HF-Ddeveloper
• HF-Rremover/cleaner
• Size-300g
• Non-destructivetestingforweldquality
• Internationallyapproved
• HF-Ppenetrant
• HF-Ddeveloper
• HF-Rremover/cleaner
• Size-300g
Description
300ml
Item Number
W033570
Wire Brush
Description
5Row-MildSteel
Description
300ml
Item Number
W033571
Description
300ml
Item Number
W033572
Wire Brush
Item Number
W053003
Description
6Row-StainlessSteel
Item Number
W053081
Afrox Torch Coolant 5 l
Description
5l
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Item Number
W053576
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Electrode Holders & Gouging Torches
Electrode Holder
TRC - Suhan Jaw Type
Electrode Holder
TRC - Jackson Type
Electrode Holder
AOX - Twist Lock
•Suhanjawtype
•Lighttomediumconstruction
• Fullyinsulated
•Heavydutyconstruction
• Fullyinsulated
•Twistlock
• Fullyinsulated
Description
500A
Item Number
W053092
Description
Item Number
300A
W053097
400A
500A
W053098
600A
Electrode Holder
AOX - Safegrip Jaw Type
Electrode Holder
TRC - Optimus Type
• Heavydutyconstructionwithdouble
ballpointcableconnections
•Heavydutyconstruction
• Fullyinsulated
Description
Item Number
Description
Description
W054204
Item Number
300A
W054200
300A
W053095
400A
W054201
400A
W053096
500A
W054203
600A
W054208
Description
Carbon Gouge TRC
Item Number
W054202
Item Number
3,2x305mm-100pack
W054914
4,0x305mm-100pack
W054915
6,4x305mm-50pack
W054917
8,0x305mm-50pack
W054918
9,5x305mm-50pack
W054919
16x355mmjoint-50pack
W054922
13x355mmjoint-50pack
W054926
16x430mmjoint-50pack
W054928
9,5x355mmjoint-50pack
W054933
5,0x305mm-100pack
W054934
• Fastmetalremovalprocess
• Easytocontrol
• Lowequipmentcost
• Economicaltooperate
• Easytooperate
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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ArcEquipment&
Processes
Power Sources
Transarc® MMA
Transarc® TIG
• [email protected]%dutycycle
• [email protected]%dutycycle
• [email protected]%dutycycleforTIGweldingIncludesTIGtorch
for TIG welding Includes TIG torch
• [email protected]%dutycycleforTIGweldingIncludesTIGtorch
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
MMA140
W034140
TIG160package
W035161
MMA160
W034160
TIG200package
W035303
Afrox Industrial 200C
Afrox Industrial 275C
• [email protected]%dutycycle
• Single-phase240V
• Lightduty
• [email protected]%dutycycle
• Three-phase400V
• Built-inwirefeeder
Description
200C
Item Number
W034200
Description
275C
Item Number
W034275
Transarc® 180P PortaMIG
• [email protected]%dutycycle • Single-phase240V
Afrox Industrial 350R
Includes:
• Machine
• Trolley&cylinder
• MIGgun
• Flowmeter
• [email protected]%dutycycle
• Three-phase400V
• 4rollfeeder
Description
350R
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Item Number
W034350
Description
180PPortaMIG
Item Number
W034181
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Miller 220 DX Compact MIG
Miller 250 DX Compact MIG
• Single-phase
• 220/240V
• 220A
• 25%dutycycle • MIG(GMAW)
• Fluxcored(FCAW)
• Three-phase
• 380V
• 50Hz
• [email protected]
• 35%dutycycle • MIG(GMAW)
• Fluxcored(FCAW)
Description
220DXMIGpackage
Item Number
W034249
Description
250DXMIGpackage
Miller Migmatic 380
Package
Miller XPS 450 MIG
Package
• 380V50Hz
• Three-phase
• [email protected]%dutycycle
• 450A,50%dutycycle
remotemachine
• 380V50Hz
• Three-phase
Includes:
• Driverollkit
• MIGgun
• Shieldmaster®flowmeter
• Earthcableandclamp
Description
Migmatic380MIGpackage
Item Number
W034250
Includes
• ST24wirefeeder
Item Number
W034383
Description
XPS450MIGpackage
Item Number
W034450
Miller TIG - Dynasty
Package
• 230-380V,50Hz,
single-orthree-phase
• [email protected]%dutycycle
Includes:
• TIGtorch&fingertip
remotecontrol
Description
200AC/DCTIGpackage
Item Number
W030201
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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Miller Dimension
562 DC Rectifier
Miller Dimension
812 DC Rectifier
• [email protected]%duty
cycleCC/CV
• 380V
• 50Hzthree-phase
• MaxOCVCC65/CV45V
• Suppliedwithprimarycable
• [email protected]%dutycycle
• 380/520V
• 50Hzthree-phase
• MaxOCVCC72/CV70V
• Suppliedwithprimarycable
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Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
562DCRectifier
W034995
812DCRectifier
W034994
Bobcat 250D Diesel Driven
Dieselenginedrivenwelderratedat100%dutycycle,CC/AC
andCC/DC250Aat25V.CV/DC270Aat28Vratedat60%
dutycycle.Auxiliarypower220V10kVA
Item Number
W052251
Miller Big Blue 400 CX CC
Dieselenginedrivenwelderratedat400Aat30%dutycycle,
300Aat60%dutycycle.Auxiliarypower230V
Item Number
W052400
Miller Big Blue 500 DX CC
Dieselenginedrivenwelderratedat500Aat40%dutycycle.
Auxiliarypower230V4kVA
Item Number
W052500
Miller Big Blue 600 DX CC
Dieselenginedrivenwelderratedat600Aat40%dutycycle.
Auxiliarypower230V4kVA
Item Number
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Bluthunder 440 DC Rectifier
Miller XMT 350 CC/CV Auto
Ratedat420A,45%dutycycle.Supplyvoltage380/520V,
50Hzthree-phasemaxOCV78V.Suppliedwithrunninggear
andprimarycable5m
Ratedat350A,60%dutycycle.Supplyvoltage208-575V
singleorthree-phase.MaxOCV90VDC
Item Number
W052420
Item Number
W034305
Bluthunder 340 DC Rectifier
Miller XMT 400 DC CC/CV INV
Ratedat320A,35%dutycycle.Supplyvoltage380/520V,
50Hzthree-phasemaxOCV68V.Suppliedwithrunninggear
andprimarycable5m
Ratedat300A,60%dutycycle.Supplyvoltage380V
three-phase.MaxOCV60V
Item Number
W052320
Item Number
W034400
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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TechnicalServices
Department
We offer a complete professional back-up service for the full range of arc
equipment supplied by Afrox.
Customers can further benefit from:
Torch repair shop services offered:
• Professionally-equippedworkshops
• Factory-trainedandqualifiedtechnicians
• Relationshipswithequipmentmanufacturers
• Exclusivelyoriginalpartsusedinrepairs
• Repairstomanufacturers’performancespecifications
• Nationaldistributioninfrastructure
• Fullservicetorchrepairfacility.
• Repairoffeedingandtriggerproblems
• Replacementofdamagedcables
• Repairofgasleaksorrestrictions
• Attendtoweldingproblemsattributedtothegunortorch
• Repairproblemscausingpoorcuttingperformanceofplasma
torches
• Re-sleeving
• Cablelengthchanges
• Adaptorchanges(newtorchesadaptedtooldermachines)
• Supplyofspecialisedtorches
• Torchplasmatorchconversionsonolderpowersources.
Brands and types of equipment for which services
are provided include:
• Millerweldingmachines
• Transarc®weldingmachines
• ThermalDynamicsplasmacuttingmachines
• PXL,Binzel,CK,andThermalDynamics,MIG,TIGandplasma
torches.
To keep equipment performing safely and at its peak, the
Afrox Technical Services Department also offers the following
value-added services:
Maintenance contracts
Equipment surveys
• Determinewhethermachinesareperformingto
manufacturers’electricalspecifications
• Checkinsulationandgeneralconditionofequipment
• Developandpresentanequipmentmaintenanceorupgrade
proposal.
For enquiries, call the Afrox Customer Service Centre on
0860 020202.
Afrox-managedmaintenanceprogrammesaimtominimise
downtime,ensureoptimumandsafemachineperformance
andtoreducetheprobabilityoffailuresrelatingtoPCboards,
componentsandpowersupplies.
Themaintenancecontractsattendtimeouslytopotentialfailures
causedby:
• Worn/damagedcables
• Poor/hotconnections
• Internalwiringfaults
• Faultydrivesystems
• Faultygunsandtorches
• Environmentalfactorssuchasdirt
• Unserviceableconsumables.
Torch repair shop
SituatedwithintheAfroxTechnicalServicesDepartment,the
gunrepairshopprovidesafastturnaroundrepairserviceforthe
followingguns/torches:
• AllBinzelMIGguns
• CKrangeofTIGtorches
• K4000gougingguns
• AllThermalDynamicsplasmatorches.
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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GasEquipment
Regulators & Flowmeters
Oxygen Multi-Stage Regulator
Acetylene Multi-Stage Regulator
• Series8500
• Forheavydutywelding,cuttingandheating
• SANS2503
• ‘Set-and-forget’technologyforultimatesafety
• Series8500
• 150kPamaxoutletpressure
• Forheavydutywelding,cuttingandheating
• SANS2503
• ‘Set-and-forget’technologyforultimatesafety
Description
Item Number
400kPa
W003852
1000kPa
W003854
Description
150kPa
Oxygen Single-Stage Regulator
Acetylene Single-Stage Regulator
• Series6000
• Formediumdutyweldingandcutting
• 600kPamaxoutletpressure
• Series6000
• Formediumdutyweldingandcutting
• 150kPamaxoutletpressure
Description
Series6000
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Item Number
W003903
Description
Series6000
Item Number
W003851
Item Number
W003601
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LPG/Handigas
Single-Stage Regulator
Single-Stage S6000 Arc 40 Flow Regulator
• Combinedregulator/flowmeter,withgaugesforMIG/TIG
weldingusingargonorcarbondioxide
• Maxgasflowof40l/min
Description
S6000
Item Number
W003610
• S6000LGS400
• Nowwithoutletpressuregauge
• 400kPamaxoutletpressure
• AdequateflowrateforthefullrangeofAfroxLPGnozzles
andSievert®equipment
Description
S6000
Item Number
W010611
Oxygen Single-Stage Regulator PortaPak®
Acetylene Single-Stage Regulator PortaPak®
• Suitableforalllightdutycuttingandwelding
• 200kPamaxoutletpressure
• Suitableforalllightdutycuttingandwelding
• 100kPamaxoutletpressure
Description
PortaPak Regulator
®
Item Number
W003031
Shieldmaster® Flowmeter Single-Stage CO2/
Argon
• Pre-setflowmeterregulatorwithaccurateflowsettingfor
MIG/TIGweldingusingargonorcarbondioxide
• Maxgasflowof30 l/min
Description
Flowmeter
Item Number
W003037
Description
PortaPak Regulator
®
Item Number
W003034
Flowtube - Replacement Kit
•CompletereplacementkitforShieldmaster®flowmeter
Description
Kit
Item Number
W003073
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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Type 2 Cutting Attachment
Type 2 Shank
• TheAfroxType2Attachmenthasaforgedbrassheadand
stainlesssteeltubes.Italsofeaturesapress-to-cutoxygen
lever
• Manufacturedfromextrudedaluminium
• Hoseconnections3/8”BSP
Description
Type2Shank
Item Number
W005800
• TheAfroxUniversal®isaversatile,robustandwell-balanced
torchcapableofcuttingsteelupto300mmthick
• ThetorchmaybeusedwithacetyleneorLPGdependingon
typeofnozzlefitted
• Pre-heatedoxygenandfuelgasaremixedinthenozzlefor
greatersafetyandresistancetobackfire
• 3/8”BSPhoseconnection
• Note:Specialnozzlesforgougingarealsoavailable
Universal CuttingTorch
®
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Description
Type2CuttingAttachment
Item Number
W005801
Type 2 Mixer
Universal® Cutting Torch
500 mm - 90 deg
Description
GasEquipment
Torches & Attachments
• TheAfroxType2Mixerismadeofprecision-machinedbrass
andweighsonly150g
Description
Type2Mixer
Item Number
W005802
Item Number
W005803
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Flashback Arrestors & Quick Release Couplings
Flashback Arrestor F5
Regulator Mounted
Description
Item Number
Flashback Arrestor F7
Torch Mounted
Description
Item Number
Quick Release Coupling &
Flashback Arrestor CPN-460
Description
Item Number
Fuelgas
W012028
Fuelgas
W012030
Fuelgas
W012089
Oxygen
W012029
Oxygen
W012031
Oxygen
W012088
Flashback Arrestor
Regulator Mounted PortaPak®
Flashback Arrestor F8
Torch Mounted PortaPak®
Quick Release Coupling &
Flashback Arrestor RF53-NSK
SANS50730-1approved
Safetyfeaturesinclude:
•Flashbackarrestor
•Temperatureactivated
cut-offvalve
•Non-returnvalve
•Replaceableinletfilter
SANS50730-1approved
Safetyfeaturesinclude:
• Flashbackarrestor
• Non-returnvalve
• Replaceableinletfilter
• 3/8”CPN-460(torchmount)
• 3/8”RF53NSK(regulatormount)
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Fuelgas
W012016
Fuelgas
W012032
Fuelgas
W012121
Oxygen
W012017
Oxygen
W012033
Oxygen
W012120
Afrox Tip
Whenfuelgasesaremixedwithoxygenunderpressure,thereisachanceofonegasmixingbackintotheother.Oncethegasesare
mixed,thereistheriskthatthismixturemayigniteandexplode.Thisexplosion,calledaflashback,cantravelallthewaybackinto
thesystem,tothepointofmixing.Itcancauseconsiderabledamagetoequipmentandposessubstantialrisktolifeandlimb.
AfroxrecommendsthateachregulatoroutletandtorchinletbefittedwithaSABS-approvedflashbackarrestor.
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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GasEquipment
Nozzles
Acetylene Hand Cutting
– A-NM6
Acetylene Machine Cutting
– A-NM6
LPG Cutting
– P-NM
• Handcutting
• UsewithUniversal®andType2torches
• Machinecutting
• Longpattern
• UsewithUniversal®andType2torches
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
0,8shortpatt.
W005014
0,8longpatt.
W005021
0,8shortpatt.
W010236
1,2shortpatt.
W005015
1,2longpatt.
W005022
1,2shortpatt.
W010237
1,6shortpatt.
W005016
1,6longpatt.
W005023
1,6shortpatt.
W010238
2,0shortpatt.
W005017
2,0longpatt.
W005024
2,0shortpatt.
W010239
2,4shortpatt.
W005018
2,4longpatt.
W005025
2,4shortpatt.
W010240
3,2shortpatt.
W005020
3,2longpatt.
W005026
3,2shortpatt.
W010242
Type 2 Torch Welding
Welding Nozzle (PortaPak®)
Cutting Nozzle – A-FN
(PortaPak®)
• UsewithType2torches
• UsewithCombi-Litetorches
• Acetylenecutting
• UsewithCombi-Litetorches
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
0,9mm
W005037
0,9mm
W005701
0,8
W005708
1,2mm
W005038
1,2mm
W005702
1,2
W005709
2,0mm
W005039
2,0mm
W005703
1,6
W005710
2,6mm
W005040
2,6mm
W005704
3,2mm
W005041
3,2mm
W005705
4,0mm
W005042
4,0mm
W005706
5,0mm
W005043
Acetylene Spot Heating – A-HT
• Spotheating
• UsewithType2torches
Description
Item Number
25
W005051
50
W005052
100
W005053
Afrox Tip
TheAfroxrangeofnozzlesutilisesthenozzle-mixprinciple,wherebythefuelgasandpreheatoxygenarekeptseparateright
uptothenozzleandareonlymixedonceinsidethepreheatorifices.
Alwaysuseanapprovednozzlecleanertocleannozzlestoavoidnozzledamageandensurepropercleaning.
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Accessories
Nozzle Cleaners (Standard)
Multi-Purpose Spanner
• Suitableforonepiecenozzle
Item Number
W012172
Item Number
W012590
Industrial Cylinder Trolley
• Oxy/DAcylindertrolley
• Industrialstrength
Item Number
W012035
‘O’ Clip Crimping Tool
Safetest Leak Detection Spray
• Suitableforhose‘O’clips
• Foruseongasequipmentandpipelines
• Afroxapproved
Item Number
W012580
Double Roller Guide
Triple Flint Spark Lighter
• FitsUniversal®andType2torches
•Includesonesparereplacementflint
Item Number
W005913
Item Number
W012621
Item Number
W012045
Triple Flint Replacement Flint
Description
3pack
Item Number
W012622
Inlet Stem & Nut
•ReplacementpartforallS8500,S8000,
S6000regulators(includesdustcap)
Description
Item Number
O2/AR
W003080
DA/LPG/H2
W003081
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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Accessories & PortaPak®
PortaPak®
TheAfroxPortaPak®istheidealweldingandcuttingsetforthosedifficult-to-get-tojobs.Lightandrobust,yetstillhavingman-sized
capabilities,itiseasilymovedbyoneperson,andcanbeliftedthroughhatchesorintoservicevehicles.Becauseofitssmallsizeand
portability,thesetisidealforemergencyvehiclesoronmaintenancedutyinindustrywhereportabilityisamust.ThePortaPak®isideal
forfusionweld,brazeweld,silversolder,heatingandcutting.Nozzlesprovidedwillfusionweldsteelupto4mmandcutsteelupto
6mmthick.Thecuttingcapabilitycanbeextendedto20mmbyusingtheAFN1,2mmnozzleorto±35mmusingtheAFN1,6mm
nozzle,availableasoptionalextras.BrazingandweldingwithNo.5nozzle-sixhours.Cuttingwith0,8mmnozzle-45minutes.These
timesarefornon-stopoperation.Theaveragejobrequiresafairamountofpreparation,andweldingandcuttingisnormallyintermittent,
whichinpracticeextendsthesetimesconsiderably.
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PortaPak®
Available to Purchase Separately
Item Number
AccessoryOutfit
W005772
OxygenCylinder1,43kg
W005740
AcetyleneCylinder0,94kg
W005782
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Outfits/Kits
Type 2 Economy Outfit
•Aflexibleoutfitidealforoxy-acetyleneweldingand
cutting
•Canbecustomisedtosuityourneeds.
Features
•UniqueAfroxencapsulatedvalvesprovidingextremely stablecontrolofgases
•Type2shankandcuttingattachmentareconstructed fromsolidbrassforgingsandhavesilver-brazedjoints forextrastrength.
Description
Item Number
Set
W005860
J
I
N
M
B
L
K
H
O
C
F
A
D
G
E
P
Kit consists of:
A
Toolbox
I
Type2shank
B
Mediumdutyweldingnozzle-No.7
J
Multi-purposespanner
C
CuttingnozzleANM-0,8mm
K
Nozzlecleaners
D
AcetyleneregulatorSeries8500-150kPa
L
Tripleflintlighter
E
OxygenregulatorSeries8500-400kPa
M
Type2mixer
F
F5regulatormountedflashbackarrestors
N
Fittedhose(oxygen)
G
F7torchmountedflashbackarrestors
O
Fittedhose(acetylene)
H
Type2cuttingattachment
P
Goggles
Alsoincludedbutnotshown:
• Operationandinstructionmanual
Please Note: For ultimate safety, always use genuine Afrox Saffire®
flashbackarrestorsandparts.Replacementpartsareavailableforall
outfits.
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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Type 2 Professional Outfit
•Apremiumoutfitforwelding,brazing,heatingandcutting
application
•Capableofcuttingupto75mmandweldsupto5mm.
Features
•UniqueAfroxencapsulatedvalvesprovidingextremelystable
controlofgases
•Type2shankandcuttingattachmentareconstructedfromsolid
brassforgingsandhavesilver-brazedjointsforextrastrength.
Description
Item Number
Set
W005861
L
B
K
O
D
N
C
M
J
E
P
I
A
F
R
Q
G
S
H
Kit consists of:
A
Toolbox
K
Type2shank
B
Heatingnecktube
L
Multi-purposespanner
C
Acetyleneheatingnozzle
M
Nozzlecleaners
D
Mediumdutyweldingnozzles-No.2,3,5,7,13
N
Tripleflintlighter
E
CuttingnozzlesANM-0,8,1,2,1,6
O
Type2mixer
F
AcetyleneregulatorSeries8500-150kPa
P
Fittedhose(oxygen)
G
OxygenregulatorSeries8500-400kPa
Q
Fittedhose(acetylene)
H
F5regulatormountedflashbackarrestors
R
Goggles
I
F7torchmountedflashbackarrestors
S
Circlecuttingguide
J
Type2cuttingattachment
Alsoincludedbutnotshown:
• Operationandinstructionmanual
Please Note: For ultimate safety, always use genuine Afrox Saffire®
flashbackarrestorsandparts.Replacementpartsareavailableforall
outfits.
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Hoses & Fittings
Pre-Packed Hose 5 mm PortaPak®
• Pre-packedlengths
• Flameretardant
• SANS3821approved
Description
Item Number
3macetylene
W002600
3moxygen
W002601
6macetylene
W002602
6moxygen
W002603
12macetylene
W002604
12moxygen
W002605
Pictureshownwithoptionalhoseconnections
Pre-Packed Hose 8 mm Industrial
• Pre-packedlengths
• Flameretardant
• SANS3821approved
Pictureshownwithoptionalhoseconnections
Description
Item Number
6macetylene
W002560
6moxygen
W002561
12macetylene
W002562
12moxygen
W002563
18macetylene
W002564
18moxygen
W002565
30macetylene
W002568
30moxygen
W002569
50macetylene
W002572
50moxygen
W002573
100macetylene
W002576
100moxygen
W002577
Cut-to-Length Handigas Hose (Neoprene)
• Flameretardant
• Soldinmetrelengths
• SANS1156-2approved
• SANS3821approved
Description
Item Number
5mm(Handigas)permetre
W002439
8mm(Handigas)permetre
W002440
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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Hose Connection Kits
‘O’ Clips
• 5mm3/8”alsoavailable
• Comprisetwonipples,twonuts,three‘O’clips
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
5mm1/4”BSPR/H
W002270
5mm-10pack
W002543
5mm1/4”BSPL/H
W002271
8mm-10pack
W002544
8mm3/8”BSPR/H
W002274
8mm3/8”BSPL/H
W002275
Parallel Clips
Fittings for Hose Joining
• Comprisetwonipples,four‘O’clips
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
5mm-10pack
W002530
5mm
W002171
8mm-10pack
W002531
8mm
W002172
Hose Connection Nuts
Description
Item Number
1/4”BSPL/H
W002516
1/4”BSPR/H
W002517
3/8”BSPL/H
W002166
3/8”BSPR/H
W002167
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Light Duty Gas Cutting & Welding
PortaPak® Combi-Lite Shank
Features
•ThenewCombi-LiteShankistobeusedinconjunctionwith
eithertheCombi-LiteMixerortheCombi-LiteCutting
Attachment
•WhenusedinconjuctionwiththeCombi-LiteMixerandthe
DHnozzles,theCombi-Liteturnsintoaweldingandbrazing
torch
•Capableofweldingandbrazingmaterialsupto8mmin
thickness
•Ideallysuitedforuseinworkshops,garages,laboratoriesand
productionlines
•Itshandysizeandweightminimisesoperatorfatigueover
manyhoursofuse.
PortaPak® Combi-Lite Shank
Gas Type
Cutting
Capacity (Steel)
Inlet
Connection
Item
Number
Acetylene
Upto8mm
1/4”
W005716
PortaPak® Combi-Lite Mixer
•
TobeusedwiththeCombi-LiteShankandDHnozzles
Item Number
W005718
PortaPak® Combi-Lite Cutting Attachment
Features
•
TheCombi-LiteCuttingAttachmentistobeusedin conjunctionwiththeCombi-LiteShankandcanbeusedfor
cuttingorweldingbysimplychangingtotheappropriate
nozzle
• UsetheLCnozzlesforwelding(capableofweldingand
brazingmaterialsupto4mm)
• UsetheAF-Nnozzlesforcutting(capableofcuttingsteelup
to50mm).
PortaPak® Combi-Lite Cutting Attachment
Gas Type
Item Number
Acetylene
W005719
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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Fault Finding Reference Guide
Symptom
Cause
Resolution
A. Nogasflowswhentorch
valvesareopen
1.Nogasincylinder
1. Checkcontentsgaugesofbothcylindersandrefill
appropriatecylinder
2.Cylindervalvenotopen
2. Crackcylindervalveslowly,openanother1/2to
1fullturn
3.Regulatorvalvenotopen
3.Setcorrectpressuresonregulatorbefore
lightingup
4.Incorrectflashbackarrestors
4.Torchmountarrestorsmustbefittedonthetorch
sideonly.Regulatormountarrestorsmustbefittedto
regulatorsideonly
5.Flashbackarrestorsblocked
5.Checkinletfiltersandreplaceifnecessary
6.Hosesblocked
6.Blowouthoseswithhighpressureairorreplace
hosesifnecessary
7.Nozzleblocked
7.Cleannozzlewithapprovednozzlecleanerorreplace nozzleifnecessary
B. Gaswon’tignitewhen
torchisopened
1.Oxygentorchvalveisopen
1.Acetyleneisthefuelgasandmustbeignitedfirst,
withoxygenfullyshut
C.Explosionoccurswhen
acetyleneisignited
1.Pressurenotcorrectfor
nozzleinuse
1.Consultnozzledatachartforthecorrectpressures
fortheappropriatenozzles
2.Flashbackoccurs
2.Purgeeachhoseseparatelybeforeusefor approximately2secondsper6mlengthofhose
1. Nozzlenutnottightened
1.Tightennozzlenutuntilflameisextinguished
2. Torchheadseatdamaged
2. TradeintorchforanAfroxServexreplacement
3. Nozzleseatdamaged
3. Replacenozzles
1.Gasesmixingintorchhead
causingsmallsustained
flashbacks
1.Checkthenozzleandtorchseats,replaceifdamaged.
Ifnotdamaged,tightenthenozzlenut
2.Cleannozzlewithapprovednozzlecleanertoavoid
damage
1. Incorrectnozzleforsizeand
typeofmaterialbeingused
1. RefertonozzledatachartorAfroxexpertsfor
pressuresettingandflowrates
D. Flamearoundnozzlenut
whentorchisignited
E. ‘Popping’noiseheard
fromtorchhead
F.Nozzlenotcutting
properlyoreffectively
Afrox Tip
Usethereferenceguidetofindouthowtodealwithfaultyequipmentorgasflowirregularitiesbeforeorafterusingyourgas
equipment.Ifyouhaveanyqueriesaboutproblemsconcerninggasequipment,don’ttakeachancewithsafety,askAfrox.
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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Symptom
Cause
Resolution
G. Cuttingleverdoesnot produceacuttingstream
1. Incorrectoperationprocedure
(Type2torchonly)
1.Openoxygencontrolvalveonshankfully.Control
preheatflamebyoxygenvalveonattachment
2. Oxygenpressurenothighenough
2.Consultnozzledatachart
3.Torchinternallydamaged
3.TradeintorchforanAfroxServexreplacement
1.Fuelgas(DA/LPG)leaking
1.TestforleaksusingSafetestleakdetectionfluid
NB:Oxygenisodourless,colourlessandis
dangerouswhenexcessiveamountsareventedinto
theatmosphere.Checkforleaksregularlyonboth
lines
H. ‘Garlic’or‘fishy’smell occurswhentorchisin
use
2.‘Garlic’smell–Acetyleneleaking
fromgasset
3.‘Fishy’smell–LPGleakingfrom
gasset
I. Loudexplosionoccurs whencutting,weldingor
heating
1.Flashbackhasoccurred
1.Flashbackarrestorsmustbeusedtostopback-feeding
ofgasesandquenchingofflames
J. Hosesburstafterloud
explosion
1.Flashbackhasoccurred
1.Flashbackarrestorsmustbeusedtostopback-feeding
ofgasesandquenchingofflames
1.Cylinderburninginside
1.Closecylindervalve
K. Acetylenecylinderhot
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2.Removeregulator
3.Separateacetylenecylinderfromoxygencylinder
4.Removeacetylenecylinderoutdoors
5.Hosedownwithwaterfromasafedistance
6.Callsupplier(Donotusecylinderagain)
L. Acetylenecylinderhot. Paintpeelingoffor
cylinderjumpingaround
1.Cylinderburninginsideandready
toexplode
M.Cylinder/sexplode/s
Ensurethatyourcylindersarealwayskeptingoodconditionandensurethatflashbackarrestors
areconnectedtoboththetorchandregulator.Ensurethatcorrectnozzlesarefittedinaccordance
withthefuelgasbeingusedasfuelgas/oxygenmixturesvarywhenusingoxy/acetyleneand
oxy/LPG.
1.Allpersonstoevacuateimmediately
Afrox Tip
Cylinderpressuresvarywiththedifferentcompressedgases.Therefore,selectthecorrectregulatorforthegasyouareusingaswell
asyourapplication.
•Forcuttingoperationsitisessentialtoselectanoxygenregulatorwhichallowsasufficientlyhighrateofflow
•Lowpressureoxygenregulatorsareavailableforweldingapplications.
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Standards
All gas equipment should comply to the following
local/international standards:
• Regulators:SANS2503
• Torches:ISO5172
• Hoses:SANS3821foroxygenandacetylene
• Hoseconnections:SANS3253
• Flashbackarrestors:SANS50730-1/EN730-1
• Hoseassemblies:SANS8207
• Health&SafetyCodeofPractice:SANS10238
• UnderNOCIRCUMSTANCESSHALLPTFEtapebeused onoxy/fuelequipment.Manufacturerusesspecialoil-
freetypetapeongaugesand,forexample,ifspareparts
arerequiredformaintenance,equipmentwillbe
providedbymanufacturerwithcorrecttapeattached
• Trolleystotransportoxygen/acetylenecylindersSHALL
beingoodworkingcondition
The following guidelines, standards and products
are available to assist you and your business:
• CorrectPPEtobewornatalltimes
• SABSapprovedregulatorsfittedwithencapsulated
valves,fitforpurposeandconformstoSANS2503with optionalgaugeguard,ifrequired
• Wall-mountedpostersonlight-upandshutdown
proceduresandotherpostersanddatasheetsprovided
bymanufacturertobevisibleatalltimesateverystation
• SABSapprovedregulatormountedflashbackarrestors consistingofatemperatureactivatedcut-offvalve,flame
arrestor,non-returnvalveandpressureactivatedcut-off
valveonbothoxygenandacetylenelines
• Riskassessmentstobeconductedonaregularbasis. Leveltobedeterminedbymanagement
• Correctlengthofhoses,fitforpurposeandSABS
approved
• Approvedhoseconnectionsinaccordancewith
SANS8207whichinclude‘O’clipsfittedwithcorrect
crimpingtool
• Suitablehoseholdersorparallelhoseclipsfittedinsuch
awaythathosescanbeseparatedeasilyanddonothave
anysharpedges
• Flashbackarrestorsshouldbefittedtoboththeregulator
andtorch
• ApprovedtorchescomplianttoISO5172
• Nozzles:100%testedforleaksacrosstheseatsand
qualityofperformance
• FlashbackarrestorsSHALLbetestedorreplacedannually.
AfroxflashbackarrestorscanbetestedwithaWITTtest
panel(ItemNumberW012212)
• NEVERuseoilorgreaseonanygasequipment
• Operatorsshouldbetrainedonthesafeuseandhandling
ofgasandgasequipmentbeforeworkingongas
equipment
• Trainingshouldincludeproducttraining,correctfitment
ofequipmentandcorrectsafeoperatingpractices
(e.g.correctlight-upandshutdownprocedures)
• NEVERrepairgasequipmentalthoughmaintenance
(e.g.,replacingafaultygaugeonaregulator)canbedone
byaqualifiedoperator.FaultyAfroxregulatorsortorches
canbeexchangedforAfroxreconditionedequipment undertheServexexchangeschemeandcarriesthesame
warrantyasanewunit.
• Qualitynozzlecleanertoensuregoodandconsistent qualityperformingnozzle
• Beforelight-up,allgasequipmentSHALLbeleaktested
withthecorrectleakdetectionsolutionsuchastheAfrox
Safetest(ItemNumberW012045)whichisOIL-FREE. NOsoapysolutionsSHALLbeusedongasequipment
• ONLYasparklightersuchastheAfroxtripleflintlighter
(ItemNumberW012621)SHALLbeusedtoignitethegas
flowingfromthenozzle.UNDERNOcircumstancesmust
anopenflamebeused
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
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WeldingConsumables
Electrode Selection Chart
Afrox
Product
Product
Characteristics
Label
Colour
Product
Application
Ensure that the Open Circuit Voltage (OCV) range of
your welding machine is within the specified range
for the selected electrode and application
Vitemax®
GeneralPurpose
Carbon/mildsteel–fences,trailers,gates
Speedcraft®
GeneralPurpose
Burglarbars,fireplaces,furniture,etc.
Afrolux®
HighDeposition
Highspeedweldingandgeneralfabrication
312
ProblemSteel
Dissimilarsteels–tools,dies,springs,etc.
316L
StainlessSteel
Heatexchanges,chemicalstoragetanks,etc.
Transcast®55
CastIron
Castironcomponentsandcastirontosteel
78MR&7018-I
HydrogenControl
Structuralapplications,pressurevessels,etc.
Gouge
Gouge/MetalRemoval
Gouge,cuttingandgroovingsteels
CR70
Hardfacing
Depositingawearresistantoverlay
Alumoid
AluminiumAlloys
Pulleys,housing,sumppans,impellers,etc.
Average thickness of plate
Electrode diameter (mm)
Recommended Afrox
Vitemax® current range (A)
Upto1,5mm
2,0mm
40–80
1,5mm–2,0mm
2,5mm
60–95
2,0mm–5,0mm
3,15mm
100–130
5,0mm–8,0mm
4,0mm
140–165
8,0mmupwards
5,0mm
170–260
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WeldingConsumables
Vitemax® Premium Electrodes
Vitemax®istheleadingpremiumrutileelectrodeinthemarket,
producedintheAfroxBritsfactoryforover40years.Duringthis
period,over55millionkilogramsofproducthasbeensold,with
noreturnsorcustomercomplaints.
Vitemax®hasconsistentlydeliveredintermsofquality,andiswell
knowninothercontinentsaswell.Theconsistencyinqualityis
attributedtotheAfroxweldingconsumablesfactoryadoptingbest
manufacturingpracticesforweldingconsumables,togetherwith
conformancetoleadingqualityassuranceprogrammessuchasISO
sincethe1970s.
Vitemax®electrodesareidentifiedbytheredandbluedotonthe
stubend.Thistrademarkhasbeenregistered.
Key features
• Premiumbrand
• Highperformanceandqualitystandard
• Consistencyandsuperiorweldabilitycharacteristicswhich
includeasmooth,quietarcaction
• Lowspatterlosswithgoodstrikingandrestrikingcharacteristics
• Excellentslagdetachabilitywhichisnormallyself-lifting
• Theelectrodeisabletobridgelargegapswithpoorfitup
• Strongbrandrecognitioninthemarket
• Currentlyseenasabenchmarkinthemildsteelelectrode
market
• ConformstointernationalapprovalstandardssuchasSABS,TUV,
ABSandLloydsRegister.
Application
Itisusedonawidevarietyofcarbonmanganesesteelshavinga
carbonequivalentbelow0,28%.Pleaserefertothedatasheetfor
specificapplicationsaswellasrecommendedparameters.
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Electrodes
Vitemax®
Speedcraft®
• SouthAfrica’spremiumrutileelectrodeforweldingmild
steelinallpositions
• Featuresasmootharcaction,withverylittlespatterand
excellentrestriking
• Arutileelectrodeforweldingmildsteelinallpositions
• Competitivelypriced,verygoodperformance
* (multi-kgbox)
* (multi-kgbox)
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
2,0mm4kgbox*
W075001
2,5mm1kgbox
W072122
2,5mm5kgbox*
W075002
3,15mm1kgbox
W072123
3,15mm5kgbox*
W075003
4,0mm1kgbox
W072124
4,0mm5kgbox*
W075004
2,5mm5kgbox*
W075122
5,0mm6kgbox*
W075005
3,15mm5kgbox*
W075123
6,3mm6kgbox*
W075007
4,0mm5kgbox*
W075124
2,0mm1kgbox
W072001
2,5mm1kgbox
W072002
3,15mm1kgbox
W072003
4,0mm1kgbox
W072004
Afrolux®
7018-1®
• Heavilycoatedrutileelectrodecontainsironpowderinthe
coatingwhichincreasestheamountofweldmetaldeposited
byapproximately160%
• Recommendedforhighspeedweldingoffilletandbuttjoints
incarbonsteelsinthedownhandposition
• All-positionbasiccoatedhydrogen-controlledelectrodeof
premiumquality
• Usedforweldingavarietyofcarbonmanganeseandlow
alloysteelsandinthefabricationofpressurevesselspipe
workandgeneralstructuralfabricationwork
* (multi-kgbox)
* (multi-kgbox)
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
2,5mm4kgbox*
W075202
2,5mm4kgbox*
W075282
3,15mm5kgbox*
W075203
3,15mm4kgbox*
W075283
4,0mm5kgbox*
W075204
4,0mm4kgbox*
W075284
5,0mm5kgbox*
W075205
5,0mm6kgbox*
W075285
W075207
6,3mm6kgbox*
W075287
2,5mmDriPac2kgbox
W075482
3,15mmDriPac2kgbox
W075483
4,00mmDriPac2kgbox
W075484
6,3mm5kgbox*
Afrox reserves the right to discontinue items. Published stock may not be available at all stores and is subject to stock availability.
E&OE. Recommended retail prices. Prices may be subject to change based on commodity price movement and exchange rate fluctuation.
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Afrox 78MR®
Oerlikon Fincord M
• Formulatedwithauniquemoistureresistantcoating
• CanbeusedwithAC/DCmachinesandfeaturesexcellent
mechanicalproperties
• Recommendedforallstructuralapplicationswherestringent
mechanicalpropertiesandX-rayqualityjointsarerequired
• Mediumcoatedrutiletypeelectrodeforweldingmildsteelin
allpositions
* (multi-kgbox)
* (multi-kgbox)
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
2,5mm4kgbox*
W075272
2,5mm5kgbox*
W111002
3,15mm4kgbox*
W075273
3,15mm5kgbox*
W111003
4,0mm4kgbox*
W075274
4,0mm5kgbox*
W111004
5,0mm6kgbox*
W075275
5,0mm5kgbox*
W111005
6,3mm6kgbox*
W075277
Oerlikon Tenacito 7018-1
• Lowhydrogenbasicelectrodeforwelding
mediumtensilestructuralandfinegrainedsteels
* (multi-kgbox)
Description
Item Number
2,5mm5kgbox*
W075372
3,15mm5kgbox*
W075373
4,0mm5kgbox*
W075374
5,0mm5kgbox*
W075375
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Afrox 312
Afrox 316L
• Alowcarbon29%Cr9%Nirutilebasiccoatedelectrode
• Alowcarbon19%Cr12%Niand3%Morutilebasiccoated
electrode
* (multi-kgbox)
* (multi-kgbox)
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
2,5mmsleeve
W072692
2,5mmsleeve
W072752
3,25mmsleeve
W072693
3,25mmsleeve
W072753
2,5mm1kgbox
W072682
2,5mm1kgbox
W072782
3,25mm1kgbox
W072683
3,25mm1kgbox
W072783
2,5mm4kgbox*
W075692
2,5mm4kgbox*
W075752
3,25mm4kgbox*
W075693
3,25mm4kgbox*
W075753
4,0mm4kgbox*
W075754
Transcast® 55
Ferroloid 4
• Anickelironalloyelectrodeforweldingcastironandcastiron
tosteel
• Anickelcoredelectrodedesignedtoproducemachinable
weldsincastiron
* (multi-kgbox)
* (multi-kgbox)
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
3,15mmsleeve
W072933
2,5mm1kgbox
W072832
3,15mm1kgbox
W072934
3,15mm1kgbox
W072833
3,15mm5kgbox*
W075933
2,5mm5kgbox*
W075832
4,0mm5kgbox*
W075934
3,15mm5kgbox*
W075833
4,0mm5kgbox*
W075834
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Superweld 308L
• Alowcarbon19%Cr9%Nielectrodeforweldinggrade
AISI304,304L,301and302material
Afrox 308L
* (multi-kgbox)
• Apremiumgradestainlesssteelelectrodeforwelding 304/304Lgradestainlesssteel
* (multi-kgbox)
Description
Item Number
2,5mm1kgbox
W072701
3,25mm1kgbox
W072703
2,5mm5kgbox*
W075702
3,25mm5kgbox*
W075703
4,0mm5kgbox*
W075704
Description
Item Number
2,5mm5kgbox*
W085702
3,2mm5kgbox*
W085703
4,0mm5kgbox*
W085704
Superweld 309L
• Alowcarbongrade23%Cr12%Nityperutilebasiccoated
lowcarbongradeelectrodeforweldingcorrosionresistant
andheatresistantsteels
* (multi-kgbox)
Description
Item Number
2,5mm5kgbox*
W085772
3,25mm5kgbox*
W085773
4,0mm5kgbox*
W085774
Superweld 312
Afrox 309L
• Superweld312isastandardgradeelectrodeforwelding
difficulttoweldproblemsteelssuchastoolsteels
• Apremiumgradestainlesssteelelectrodefordissimilar
jointsandcladding
* (multi-kgbox)
* (multi-kgbox)
Description
Item Number
2,5mm5kgbox*
W085692
Description
Item Number
3,25mm5kgbox*
W085693
2,5mm1kgbox
W072772
4,0mm5kgbox*
W085694
3,25mm1kgbox
W072773
2,5mm4kgbox*
W075772
3,25mm4kgbox*
W075773
4,0mm4kgbox*
W075774
5,0mm4kgbox*
W075775
Superweld 316L
• Alowcarbon19%Cr12%Niand2,5%Morutilebasiccoated
electrodeforweldinglowcarbonmolybdenumbearingsteels
* (multi-kgbox)
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Description
Item Number
2,5mm5kgbox*
W085752
3,25mm5kgbox*
W085753
4,0mm5kgbox*
W085754
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Wire
MIG 3000 Plus (plastic spool)
Coremax 71 Plus
• Coppercoated,carbonsteelweldingwire.
Offersgoodvalueformoney
• Forbestresults,theproductshouldbeusedwiththe
Argoshield®rangeofshieldinggases
• Carbonsteelandstainlesssteelfluxcoredwireforgeneral
fabrication
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
0,9mm18kgspool
W033931
1,2mm15kgspool
W081230
1,0mm18kgspool
W033942
1,6mm15kgspool
W081231
1,2mm18kgspool
W033943
MIG 6000
Oerlikon Fluxofil 19HD
• Thepremiumquality,coppercoated,carbonsteelweldingwire
usedwhennothingbutthebestweldabilitywilldo
• Itisparticularlyfavouredbyhighintegritymanufacturers
wherehighspeed,robotqualityweldingisundertaken
• Seamlesscoppercoatedrutilefluxcoredwirewithan enhanceddegreeoffill
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
0,8mm15kgspool
W033900
1,2mm16kgspool
W125150
0,9mm18kgspool
W033901
1,6mm16kgspool
W125152
1,0mm18kgspool
W033902
1,2mm18kgspool
W033903
1,6mm18kgspool
W033905
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TIG 308L
MIG 309LSi
Description
Item Number
1,0mm15kgspool
W033227
1,2mm15kgspool
W033228
MIG 316LSi
Description
Item Number
1,0mm15kgspool
W033234
1,2mm15kgspool
W033232
Description
Item Number
1,6mm5kgtube
W030560
2,0mm5kgtube
W030562
2,4mm5kgtube
W030561
TIG 316L
Description
Item Number
1,6mm5kgtube
W030550
2,0mm5kgtube
W030553
2,4mm5kgtube
W030551
TIG 70S-6
Description
Item Number
1,6mm5kgtube
W030501
2,0mm5kgtube
W030502
2,4mm5kgtube
W030503
MIG 6048
Duracor 59
• Apremiumgradehighstrengthlowalloywiredualclassified
asanAWSER100S-GorER110S-G
• Premiumgradeself-shieldedfluxcoredwire.Usedfor hardfacingofsugarcanehammersandknives,dipperteeth,
coalcrushersetc.
• 25kgcoils
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
1,2mm15kgspool
W033188
2,8mm25kgspool
W071728
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Gas Brazing & Welding
Flux Brazing M15
Easy-Flo (Ordinary Grade)
• M15bronzebrazingflux
• Stainlesssteel
• Aluminium
• Fluxpowder
• Stainlesssteel
• Aluminium
Description
500gjar
Item Number
W001553
Bronze Brazing M15 (Bare)
Description
250gjar
Item Number
W001852
Silvercoat 30
• Brazingrods
• UsewithM15brazingflux
Description
Item Number
1,5mm100g
W001031
* (multi-kgbox)
1,5mm1kg
W001032
Description
Item Number
3,2mm5kg*
W000500
2,0mm5kg*
W000504
Silverflo 55
Description
Item Number
1,5mm100g
W001055
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Ferrous & Non-Ferrous Metals
Therearemanyferrousandnon-ferrousmetalsandalloysofgreat
Stainlesssteelsaredefinedassteelscontainingmorethan13%
importancetothemanufacturingindustryandusedinfabrication
Cr.Therearefourbasiccategoriesofstainlesssteelofwhichthe
today.
mostcommonaretheausteniticsteelssuchas316,and304
alloyswhichcontainbothchromeandnickel.Ferriticstainless
Someofthemostcommonlyusedinclude:
steelsarechrome-containingalloyswithlowlevelsofcarbon,
• Aluminiumanditsalloys
suchas409and430grades.Martensiticsteelsarealsochrome-
• Carbonsteels
containingbuthavemuchhigherlevelsofcarbon.410and416are
• Galvanisedandcoatedsteels
examplesofthesematerials.Duplexstainlesssteelshaveamixed
• Alloysteels
microstructureofferriteandausteniteandpropertiestomatch.
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• Stainlesssteels
• Castirons
Themaintypesofcastironaregreycastiron,whitecastiron,
• Copperanditsalloys
malleablecastironandalloycastiron.Greycastironcontains
• Nickelanditsalloys
2to4%Candover2%Si.Whitecastironhasthesamerange
• Titanium.
ofcarbonasgreybuthaslessthan1%Si.Malleablecastironis
basicallyheat-treatedwhitecastiron.Alloycastironsmaybe
Purealuminiumisarelativelysoft,ductilematerialandformost
alloyedwithchromium,nickel,molybdenum,andotherelements
engineeringapplicationsitisalloyedwitharangeofmaterials
togivespecificstrength,corrosion,orhightemperatureproperties.
toimproveitsproperties.Eachalloyisgivenafournumber
designationdependentonthemainalloyingelement,forexample
Coppercanbeusedasanengineeringmaterialinitspureformbut
4xxxseriesalloyshavesiliconasthemainalloyingelement,
isnormallyalloyedwithothermaterialstoimproveitsmechanical
and6xxxseriesarealloyedwithmagnesiumandsilicon.Some
properties.Themostcommonalloysofcopperarebrassesinwhich
alloyingelements,suchascopper,canmakeanalloydifficultifnot
zincisthemainalloyingelementandbronzes,whichcontaintin.
impossibletoweld.
Anotherwidelyusedalloygroupisthecupro-nickels,whichare
nickel-containingalloysusedmainlyfortheirexcellentsaltwater
Carbonsteelscoverawiderangeofcommonlyusedengineering
corrosionproperties.
materialsincludingtheso-calledmildsteels.Thetermcarbon
steelsisalsotakentoincludecarbonmanganesesteels,structural
Nickelalloysareusedinawidevarietyofapplicationsincluding
steels,HSLAsteelsandQ&TsteelswhichincludeHYandQTtypes.
marineenvironments,aerospaceandhightemperatureareas.
Inconels®andNimonicsarenickelchromealloys,whileIncoloys®
Galvanisedandcoatedsteelsareaveryspecificgroupofnormally
arenickelironalloys.Hastelloys®arenickel,chromeandiron
lowcarbonsteels,whichhaveundergoneasurfacetreatment
alloys,whileMonelsarenickel-richcopper-containingalloys.
eithertoimprovesomeproperty,suchascorrosionresistanceor
toimproveitsappearance.Inaweldingandcuttingcontext,these
Titaniumisanattractiveengineeringmaterialbecauseofitslow
coatingmaterialscanoftencreateproblemswithbothweldand
density,excellentcorrosionresistanceandthehighstrengthsthat
cutqualityandhealthhazardsintermsoffumescreatedasthey
canbeobtainedthroughalloying.Itsreactivenature,however,can
arevapourised.
giveproblemswhenitisweldedandkeepingoxygenlevelsvery
lowisoffundamentalimportance.
Alloysteelsarecarbonandcarbonmanganesesteelswhichhave
otheralloyingelementssuchasnickel,chromiumandmolybdenum
addedtothemtoimprovetheirmechanicalproperties.Low
temperaturealloysteelshavesmallamountsofnickeladded.
Creepresistingsteelsarealloyedwithchromiumandmolybdenum.
Thesesteelsareoftenusedinhightemperatureenvironments
suchassteamboilers.Highmanganesesteelscancontain14%
Mngivingthesematerialshighhardness,makingthemsuitablefor
applicationsuchasrailwaylines.
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Do-It-Yourself
DIY Welding Tips
Basic DIY: Steps for every project
In any type of job that you tackle, there are a number of basic steps that, if followed, will ensure your success.
1. Design and measure
Thefirststepistodesignwhatyouwanttomake.Makesketches
ofitwithroughmeasurementsandwhenyouarehappywiththe
design,makescaledrawings(squaredpaperusuallyhelps)of
thedifferentelevations(forexample,frontandsideviews).A
perspectivedrawingwillhelpyoutodecideontheconstruction
sequence.
2. Determine quantities
Onceyouhaveyourscaledrawings,determinehowmuchtubing
willbeneededinthevarioussizes.Listallthescrews,wheels,
plugs,hingesandsoonandbuythesebeforeyoustartthejob.
3. Plan the sequence of assembly
Logicalplanningofthesequenceoftheassemblywillkeepthe
worktoaone-manjob.Forexample,ifyouaremakingachair,you
willfinditsimpletomakethetwosidesfirst,flatonyourwork
surfaceandthenjointhesidestogether.Inotherwords,startoff
makingthesub-assembliesfirstandfinishbyjoiningthosesubassembliestogether.
thepiecesforonesub-assembly,placetheminpositiononthe
drawingandcheckthattheendscanbejoinedtogetherclosely
withoutanygaps.Useafiletomakeanyadjustmentsthatare
necessary.
6. Tack weld the components
Withthepieceslaidoutonthedrawing,applymagnetsorclamps
tothejointstomakesurethattheyareheldtogether.Usingyour
weldkit,tackthesub-assemblytogether.Tackweldsshouldbe
4mmto5mmlong.Next,checkthesub-assemblyforsquare,
adjustingitwithahammerifnecessary.Ifthereareanymistakes,
tackweldsareeasilybrokenwithahammerandcoldchiseland
cleanedoffwithafile.
7. Complete the welds
Liftthetackedsub-assemblyfromtheworksurfaceandcomplete
thewelds.Whentheweldsarecompleted,dressthembychipping
offthesolidifiedfluxandexcesswelddroplets(usingaspecial
chippinghammer)andcleanthemtoasmoothfinishwithafile.
8. Join the sub-assemblies
4. Make templates and jigs
Draweachsub-assemblyfull-sizeonthemild-steel-platework
surface,usingchalk,chalklineandstraightedge.Payattentionto
thejointsmakingthemclearandaccuratesothatyoucaneasily
measuretheanglestheymake.Checkeachdrawingforsquareand
accuracybeforeproceeding.
Ifyouaremakinganumberofassembliestoonepattern(for
example,sixchairs),youwillsavetimebymakingasimplejig.For
this,simplytackweldoff-cutsontheoutsideofthelinesofthe
drawing,inpositionsthatwillholdthelengthsoftubinginplace.
5. Cut the components
Nowlaythetubingonthedrawingandcarefullymarkwhereand
atwhatanglesthetubeneedstobecut.Whenyouhavecutall
Todothis,laythesub-assemblybackontheworksurfaceand
standthecrosspiecesonit,withtheaidofmagnets.Tackweld
eachcrosspieceinpositionandcheckforsquare,makingany
adjustmentswithlighttapsofahammer.Youshouldfindthat
thesecondassemblyrestsperfectlyonthecrosspieces,whereit
shouldbeheldwithmoremagnets.Tackweldeachjointandthen
lifttheassemblyfromtheworksurface.Completeallthewelds
anddressandcleanthemwithachippinghammer,wirebrushand
files.
9. Finishing
Atthisstage,drillanyholesthatareneededandthenprime
thewholeconstruction.Lettheprimerdryandapplyoneortwo
finishingcoatsinthecolourofyourchoice.Finally,insertanyplugs
orferrulesandfitanyotherattachments.
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Do-It-Yourself
DIY Project - How to build your own braai
IfthereisonewordthatisownedbySouthAfricans,itissurelytheword‘braai’.
Itmaybebothanounandaverb,butitisevenmorethanthat:it’sacultural
phenomenon.‘Braai’issuchawonderfulactivityandsuchaperfectlydescriptive
word,thatEnglishspeakingpeoplefullyadoptedit.Surelytherearemany
philosophicalstatementstomakeaboutagroupofbeer-belliedguyscrowding
aroundafire,butthat’snotwhatthissectionisabout.It’saboutgivingyouideasfor
andwaystodoweldingprojects.Imaginestandinginacloudofbraai-smoke,saying,
“Buy?Agno!Iweldedthismyself!”
TIP
InthiscaseaMIGweldingsystemwouldbemoreappropriatethanan
arcweldingmachine,becausethelatterislikelytoburnofftheends
ofthediamondmesh.
GRAFIESE VOORSTELLING VAN DIE BRAAIER
G
B
Cutting list
A:3/750mmx38mmroundpipe(legs)
B:1/500mmx38mmroundpipe
(pipeforadjustingtheheight)
C:1/70mmx42mmroundpipe
(pipetofitontoheight-adjuster)
D:1/5mmplate500mmindiameter(base)
E: 2/diamondmesh500mmindiameter
(grids)
F: 1/1700mmx50mmx4mmflatbar
(sidesofbase)
G:2/1700mmx20mmx4mmflatbar
(sidesofgrid)
H:4/80mmx12mmroundbar(optional)
(legsforfiregrate)
I: 1/200mmx6mmroundbar
(handleforbraaigrid)
J: 3/50mmx6mmroundbar
(hooksforbraaitongs)
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Cutoneendofeachlegata
5°angle.Thelegswillstand
outslightlyandprovidefor
greaterstability.
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2
3
4
1. Clamptheround
baseplate(D)tothe
worksurfaceandgrind
theedgecleantoensure
abetterweld.
2. Placeoneendofthe
1700mmx50mmflat
bar(F)againsttheedge
ofthebaseplatetoform
a90°angleandweld
together.
3. Bendtheflatbarbit
bybitaroundtheouter
edgeofthebaseplate.
Shapeasidebytack
weldingtheflatbarto
thebaseapproximately
every150mmuntilthe
circleiscomplete.
4. Cutoffanyexcessflat
barandgrindtoneaten.
Bendtheendoftheflat
barintopositiontoform
aperfectcircleandweld
theendstogether.
5
6
7
8
5. Checkallthewelds
andstrengthenwhere
necessary.Turnthebase
plateoverandweldon
theundersidetomake
theweldsstronger,
butleaveopeningsat
intervalsforrainwaterto
runoffifthebraaiisto
beleftintheopen.Use
ananglegrindertofinish
theweldsneatly.
6. Weldthefirstleg(A)
totheundersideofthe
baseplateinsuchaway
thatthelegstandsout
slightly.Evenlyspacethe
othertwolegs–roughly
550mmapartroundthe
curveoftheplate–and
weldthemtothebase
plate.
7. Weldthepipefor
heightadjustment(B)
ontotheoutsideofthe
braaidirectlyopposite
thejointoftheside
ofthebaseplate.
Ensurethatthispipeis
perpendicularotherwise
yourmeatwillbecooked
unevenly.
8. Next,preparethefire
grateandthebraaigrid.
Beginbyclampingthe
diamondmesh(E)tothe
workbench.
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10
11
12
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9. Bendthe20mmx
5mmflatbararound
thebaseplatetoforma
roundedside.Placethe
diamondmesh(E)inthe
flatbarsideandweld
eachpointofthemesh
tothesidetomakethe
gratemoresturdyand
preventitfromwarping
afterawhile.
10.Cutoffanyexcessflat
bar.Bendtheflatbarand
knockintoplacewitha
hammer.Weldtoclose
thejoint.Repeatthe
processtomakethebraai
grid.
11.Spacethefour80mm
x12mmroundbarpieces
(H)evenlyandweld
totheundersideofthe
gratetoformlegs.These
willprovideventilation
topreventthefirefrom
smothering.Bendthe
legsslightlyinwardsto
ensurethatthegratefits
neatlyinthesidesofthe
baseplate.
12.Clampthe200mmx
6mmroundbar(I)inthe
viceandbenditinwards
40mmfromeachendto
formaflatU.
13
14
15
13.WeldtheU-shaped
handleontotheoutside
ofthebraaigriddirectly
oppositethejoint.
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14.Drillaholeintothe
70mmx42mmroundbar
(C).
15.Weldanutoverthe
holeontotheroundbar.
Testtoensurethatthis
pipestillfitsoverthe
height-adjustingpipe.
Alsocheckthatthebolt
fitsintothenutandcan
screwonalltheway.
TIP
Weldapieceof6mm
roundbartothe
bolthead–thiswill
makefasteningand
unfasteningeasier.
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16.Weldtheadjustable
pipeontothejointonthe
outsideofthebraaigrid.
UTENSIL HOOKS (OPTIONAL)
Placethethreepiecesof50mmx6mmroundbar(J)next
toeachotherinthevicesothatapproximatelyonethird
protrudesabovethejawsofthevice.Heattherodsatthat
point.Beattherodswithahammertoformhooks.Weld
theseontothesideofthebraaitohangthebraaitongs
andforkson.
17
17.Spraythebraaiwith
Rust-OleumHighHeat
heatresistantspraypaint.
TIP
Usewater-basedantispatteronthenozzleof
theweldingmachine.Do
notallowanti-spatterto
enterthegasport–spray
carefullyfrombackto
front,awayfromyourself.
Theanti-spatterprevents
unsightlyslaginclusions.
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PersonalProtective
Equipment
Eye Protection
Afrox Top Range Specs
Afrox Medium Range Specs
• Sun,dust,impactresistant
•Smokeshade
•99,9%UV
•Availableinclearshade
•Sun,dust,impactresistant
•Smokeshade3
•99,9%UV
•Availableinclearshade
Welding Goggles Lift-Front
(Shade 4)
•Lift-frontlocksinopenorclosedposition
•Suitableforbrazing,4cappedvents
•Shade4
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Standard-pair
W012035
Standard-pair
W053731
Clear-pair
W053734
Exclusive-pair
W053732
Afrox Wraparound Green
Vented Specs
Afrox Wraparound Clear
Vented Specs
•Sun,dust,impactresistant
•Greenshade2.5
•99,9%UV
•Sun,dust,impactresistant
•99,9%UV
Description
Pair
Item Number
W012257
Uvex Welders’ Goggle
•Gaswelding,cutting,anti-fog
•Polycarbgreenshade5
•99,9%UV,94%IR
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053136
Pair
W053135
Pair
W053729
Afrox Wraparound Clear Specs
Uvex Astro Welding Specs
•Impact,dustresistant
•1.2,99,9%UV
•99%UV,84%IR
•Availableindifferentshades
Grinding Goggles Heavy Duty
Clear
•Diamondanti-fogcoatingprovides scratchresistance&anti-fogproperty
•Lightweight,softPVC
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053730
Pair
W053723
Pair
W012799
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Afrox Wraparound Amber Specs Uvex Ultravision Clear Goggle
UVEX Wraparound Clear Specs
•Lowlight,dust,impactresistant
•Ambershade
•99,9%UV
• Impact,dust,grindingand99,9%UV
protection
• Adjustablesidearms,fitsoverandprotects
prescriptionspectacles
• Non-slippressure-freefit
•Highimpact,dustresistant
•Clearlens
•99,9%UV
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053740
Pair
W053728
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053721
UVEX Astro Clear Specs
UVEX Skylite Specs
UVEX Skyguard Specs
• Impact,dustprotectionand99,9%UV
protection
• Fullyadjustablenylonframe
• Protectionfromdustandliquidsplashes
• Clearshade-generalpurpose
• Greyshade2,5sunprotectionand 99,9%UVprotection
• Protectionfromdustandliquidsplashes
• Foam-cushionedframe
• Providescompleteprotectionagainst
particlesanddust
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053722
Clear-pair
W053724
Pair
W053727
Grey-pair
W053724
UVEX Ultrasonic Goggles
(Orange)
V MAXX Clear Fog-Ban/
L Polycarb Specs
• Clearlens,UV2-1,2.SupravisionHC-AF
• Adaptstothecontoursofface,forming
atightsealwithoutanygaps
• 180degreefieldofvision
• Canbewornoverprescriptioneyewear
• Rotatingstrapattachmentsforeasier
usewithhardhats
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053726
Pair
W050399
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Hearing Protection
Afrox Hush Corded Reusable
Earplug
Quiet Corded Reusable
Earplug
Afrox Hush Disposable Corded
Earplug
• SNR28dB
• Taperedreusable
• Corded
• SNR26dB
• Reusable
• Hygienic-washable
• SNR37dB
• Non-allergenic
• Designedforhighnoiseexposure
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Pair
W050234
100pack
W053700
Pair
W050781
Afrox Exclusive Earmuff
Afrox Hush Disposable
Uncorded Earplug
Afrox Hush Banded Earplug
• SNR30dB
• Enhancednoisereductionandcomfort
• Flexiblepaddedheadband
• Meets:CEEN352
• SNR37dB
• Non-allergenic
• Non-irritating
• Designedforhighnoiseexposure
• SNR28dB
• Durableandreusable
• Cleanseasilywithsoapywater
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053038
Pair
W050780
Pair
W050235
Laser Lite Disposable Corded
Earplug - Pack of 100
HSE Mach 1 Headband
Earmuff
• Adjuststofitanyheadsize
• Non-irritating,non-allergenic
• Idealforsmallearcanals
• Taperedandpre-shaped
• Followsthecontouroftheearcanal
• Easyinsertionandacomfortablenaturalseal
• Wingedendpromotesoptimuminsertion
depthandeasygraspforremoval
• SNR:35
Description
Item Number
Description
Pair
W050430
Pair
Item Number
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Howard Leight QB2 Banded
Hearing Protector
Howard Leight QB3 Banded
Hearing Protector
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Supra-auralprotection
Softpadsrestpartiallyintheearfora
balanceofprotectionandcomfort
Patentedbanddesignpreventsearpads
fromtouchingdirtyorcontaminated
surfaces
Lightweightandportable
SNR:24
Semi-auralprotection
Supersoftpadsrestoutsidetheearfor
outstandingcomfort
Patentedbanddesignpreventsear padsfromtouchingdirtyor
contaminatedsurfaces
Lightweightandportable–designed
especiallyforenvironmentswith intermittentnoisehazards
SNR:23
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Pair
W050184
Pair
W053040
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Hand Protection
Uvex Chemical Resistant
Gloves 40 cm cuff
Afrox Chrome Leather
Gloves 10 cm cuff
Afrox Chrome Leather
Gloves 5 cm cuff
•PVCsafetygloves
• Generalhandlinggloves
•Generalhandlinggloves
•Insideleatherreinforcedpalmandthumb
•Generalhandlinggloves
•Insideleatherreinforcedpalmandthumb
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Pair
W050034
Pair
W053002
Pair
W053004
Afrox Chrome Leather Gloves
20 cm cuff
Afrox Chrome Leather Gloves
40 cm cuff
Fine Leather TIG Glove
10 cm cuff
•Generalhandlinggloves
gloves
•Insideleatherreinforcedpalmandthumb
•Generalhandlinggloves
handling gloves
•Insideleatherreinforcedpalmandthumb
reinforced
•Softgrainleatherprovidesamore sensitivetouch
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053005
Pair
W053006
Pair
W053018
Afrox Red Chm Leather Gauntlet Red PVC Dipped Gloves Knit
20 cm cuff
Wrist 5 cm cuff
Chrome Leather Candy Striped
Gloves
•Welders’gloves
•Fullycottonlined
•Generalpurposegloves
•Idealformechanicalworkandabrasions
•Fullydipped,knitwrist
• Generalpurposeworkglove,suitable
forusewithoils,greaseandfats
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053030
Pair
W053047
Pair
W053050
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Pigskin Candy Striped Gloves
Pigskin Grey Leather Gloves
10 cm cuff
Keystone Thumb Pigskin
Gloves Grey
•Generalhandlinggloves
• Halfpalmliningandcottonback,paste
cuff
•Reinforcedleatherbetweenthumband
forefinger,splitleathercuff
• Keystonethumb
•Softgrainleather,providesamore sensitivetouch
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053051
Pair
W053052
Pair
W053059
Cotton Lined Gloves with Knit
Wrist
Red Heat Resistant Gloves
Yellow Latex Gloves with Knit
Wrist
•Poly-cottonknittedlinedglove
• Lightwork,componenthandlinggun
•Weldinggloves
•21cmcuff
•Fullycottonlined
•Fullydippedgloves,fleecelined
• Idealforglasshandling
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053057
Pair
W053058
Pair
W053055
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Pigskin Keystone Executive
Gloves
Blue Welders’ Glove
20 cm cuff
Rfcd Chrome Leather Gloves
5 cm cuff
•Thinleatherglovesprovidesamore sensitivetouch
• TIGweldingglove
•Weldinggloves
•Fullycottonlined
•Reinforcedpalm
•Straightthumb
• Generalhandlingglove
• Insideleatherreinforcedpalmandthumb,
leatherbackandcuff
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053060
Pair
W053066
Pair
W053074
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Green Lined Black Patch Gloves Red PVC Elbow Length Gloves
20 cm cuff
40 cm cuff
• Cottonliningprovidescomfortand absorption
• 5cm,20cmand40cmcuffavailable
• PVCgloves,interlockliner
• Suitableforusewithoils,grease,fats
andanassortmentofchemicals
PVC Open Cuff Gloves
27 cm cuff
•
•
•
RedPVCgloves,interlockliner
Suitableforusewithoils,greaseandfats
Providesresistancetoavarietyof chemicals
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053067
Pair
W053062
Pair
W053075
Green Lined Wrist Gloves
5 cm cuff
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053073
Welders’ Green Lined Gloves
40 cm cuff
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053077
Chrome Leather Dbl Palm
Gloves 10 cm cuff
RFCD Chrome Leather Gloves
20 cm cuff
•
•
•
•
• Protectionagainstmechanicalhazards
andabrasions
• Generalhandlingglove
Straightthumb
Insideleatherreinforcedpalmand thumb,leatherbackandcuff
Protectionagainstmechanicalhazard
Generalpurposeworkglove
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053054
Chrome Leather Blue Gloves
20 cm cuff
• Straightthumb
• Insideleatherreinforcedpalmand
thumb,leatherbackandcuff
• Protectionagainstmechanicalhazards
andabrasions
• Generalhandlingglove
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053064
UVEX Yellow Nitrile Gloves
Knit Wrist
Household Latex Gloves
• Idealforhouseholdwashing
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Pair
W053045
Medium
W050980
Large
W050049
• Goodresistancetoabrasion,cuts, punctures,tears,oilsandgreases
• Improvedwetanddrygrip
• Idealformetalfabrication,automotive
assembly,plasticprocessing,
warehousing,maintenance,sheetmetal
andsmallpartshandling
Description
Item Number
Pair
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RNF Green Nitrile Gloves
Chrome Leather Denim
Gloves
Polka Dot Gloves with
Knit Wrist
•
•
• Generalpurposeworkglove
• Protectionagainstmechanicalhazards
andabrasions
•
•
•
Offersgoodresistancetocuttingfluids
andhydrocarbons
Offersprotectionanddexteritywhen
handlingoils
PVCdotsonpalm,knitwrist
Cottonwovengloves
Lightwork,componenthandlingglove,
hasextragriponpalm,anti-slip
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Description
Item Number
Large
W050232
Pair
W053063
Pair
W053048
ExtraLarge
W050233
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Green Leather Palm, Finger
and Thumb Gloves
• Safetycuff
• Generalhandlingglove
Description
Item Number
Pair
W050178
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Respiratory Protection
Dust Mask FF2
Dust Mask Valve FF2
Afrox Dust Mask FF1
•Dustrespirator
•Non-valved
•Dustrespirator
•Valved
•Dustrespirator
•Non-valved
Description
20pack
Item Number
W053715
Description
10pack
Item Number
W053716
Description
20pack
Item Number
W053714
3M 9925 Welding Fume
Respirator
3M 8822 Valved FFP2
Respirator
3M 8810 FFP2
Respirator
•Protectsagainstdustandfumeswhere
ozoneispresentorwhenwelding
•10xOEL
• Grinding,sanding,bagging,
woodworking,foundries,mining
•10xOEL
• Grinding,sanding,bagging,
woodworking,foundries,mining
Description
10pack
Item Number
W050133
Description
10pack
Item Number
W053712
Description
20pack
Item Number
W053711
3M 2138 Particulate/Org.
Vapour Filter
3M 2128 Dust/Org Vapour/
Acid
3M 501 Retainer
•Usedforprotectionagainstparticulates
upto10xOELandnuisancelevel organicvapourandacidgasrelief
• P2filterwithnuisancelevelorganic
vapourandacidgasprotection
•Retainerforcombinationof3M5000
seriesfiltersand3M6000series
cartridges
Description
2pack
Item Number
W053741
Description
2pack
Item Number
Item Number
W050061
W053375
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3M 6055 Organic Vapour
Cartridge
3M 6057 OV/IV Acid Gas
Cartridge
3M 5935 Particulate Filter
•Usedforprotectionagainstorganic vapoursupto10xOEL
• Usedforprotectionagainstorganic andinorganicvapoursandacidgases
upto10xOEL
•Usedasapre-filterforgasandvapour
cartridgecombinations
•Protectsagianstsanding,grindingand
asbestos
Description
8pack
Item Number
W050194
Description
8pack
Item Number
W050185
Description
20pack
Item Number
W050134
3M 6059 Abek1 Cartridge
3M 6054 Ammonia Cartridge
3M 5925 Particulate Filter
•
•
• Type:K1
• Useforprotectionagainstammonia
andmethylamineupto10xOEL
• Type:P2dust/mistpre-filter
Type:ABEK1
Useforprotectionagainstorganic, inorganicvapours,acidgasesand
ammoniaupto10xOEL
Description
8pack
Item Number
W053743
Description
8pack
Item Number
W053742
3M Respirator Facepiece
3M 6800 Full Face Respirator
•Forspraypainting,chemicalorpesticide
protection,welding
•Usewith3M2000seriesfilters,3M 6000seriescartridges,oracombination
of3M5000seriesfiltersand6000series
cartridges
•Twinfilterdesign
• Widefieldofvision
Description
10pack
Item Number
W050193
W053367
Item Number
6200Medium
W053739
6300Large
W053738
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Foot Protection
Rebel Trakka Safety Boot
Sizes 5 - 12
Rebel RE380 Safety Boot
Sizes 5 - 12
Rebel RE811 Chukka Boot
Sizes 3 - 15
•ISOEN20345-S1:2004
• Nitrilerubbersole
• Fullgrainhighqualitybuffaloleather
• Blackonly
• ISOEN20345-S1:2004
• Dualdensitypolyurethanerebelsole
• Fullgrainhighqualitybuffalo
leatherupper
• Availableinblackandbrown
• ISOEN20345-S1:2004
• Dualdensitypolyurethanerebelsole
• Fullgrainhighqualitybuffaloleather
upper
• Blackonly
Description
Pair
Item Number
W050521-
W050528
Description
Item Number
Sizes4-13
W050210-
W050219
Sizes3,14-15
W050366-
W050368
Rebel GL0911 Ladies’ Safety
Boot
Rebel GL0909 Ladies’ Safety
Shoe
• ISOEN20345-S1:2004
• Dualdensitypolyurethanerebelsole
• Fullgrainhighqualitybuffaloleather
upper
• Blackonly
• ISOEN20345-S1:2004
• Dualdensitypolyurethanerebelsole
• Breathablemicro-fibre
• Blackonly
Description
Item Number
Sizes2-8
W050975-
W050978&
W050983-
W050985
Description
Sizes2-8
Description
Pair
Item Number
W050199-
W050209&
W050362-
W050346
Item Number
W050961-
W050967
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A
B
Helmet Flip Front
108 x 51 mm
Helmet AOX Elite
Industrial Self-Darkening
Helmet AOX Elite XL
Self-Darkening
•Polypropyleneweldinghelmetfor MIG,TIG&arcwelding
• Offersfullprotectionandcomplies withEN175
• Certified
• DINapproved
• EN379,BL1/1/1
• Certified
• DINapproved
• EN379,BL1/1/1
Description
Helmet
Item Number
W053151
Transarc® OHE350 AutoDarkening Helmet
• Highqualityelectronicweldinghelmet
• Providescompleteprotection
• Comfortable
• Shade4/9-13electronicauto-
darkeningfilterlens
Description
Helmet
Description
Helmet
Item Number
W053221
• Adjustableshade3/9-13
Description
Lens
Item Number
W053211
W053219
AfroxEliteInternal
LensCovers10pck
W053150
Item Number
A
B
W053153
W053213
OHE350Anti-SpatterLens
(10)
W053224
OHE350FrontFrame
W053226
OHE350Headband
AssemblyComplete
W053228
W053222
• Adjustableshade9-13
Item Number
W053214
Helmet
Item Number
Electronic Lens for Elite XL
Helmet
Description
OHE350InnerLens(10)
Description
Electronic Lens for Afrox
Industrial
Item Number
OHE350LensRetainer
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Description
PersonalProtectiveEquipment
Head & Face Protection
AfroxIndustrial
andAfroxElite ExternalLens Covers10pck
AfroxIndustrialInternal
LensCovers10pck
Description
Lens
W053212
Lens - 108 x 51 mm
Description
W053154
Item Number
Item Number
Protane10-Shade10,
108x51mm
W053161
ProtecClear108x51mm
W053157
ProclearClearGlass108x51mm
W053046
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Browguard with Headgear
•
•
•
•
•
ABScrownforimpactandsplash protectionagainsthighconcentration
ofUVradiation
Excellentopticalproperties
Comfortable,readilyadjustableratchet
headharness
Quickandeasyreplacementofvisor
MeetsANSIZ87.1andEN166
Description
Item Number
Browguardwith
Headgear
W053155
VisorforFS3063
W053156
Fullyass.Browguard/
VisorandHeadgear
W050520
Helmet Replacement
Headgear F/front
Description
Item Number
ReplacementHeadgear
W053152
Skull Cap with Back Flap
Description
ScullCap
Item Number
W053033
Filter Lenses
Ourshadedandclearlensesareastandardsizeof108x51mm
replacementsforhelmets.Theyofferhighqualityeyeprotection
foralltypesofarcwelding,includingthenecessaryprotection
Uom
againstultra-violetrays.Clearcoverplates,insertedinfrontof
theshadedlensesprotectthemfrommoltenmetalspatterand
typicalwear.
Description
Weld Current Range
Process
Process Area
Item Number
Clearglass
All
All
Indoor/outdoor
W053046
1000hrclearlens
All
All
Indoor/outdoor
W053157
Innerclearlens
(impact)
All
All
Indoor/outdoor
W053158
Each
Protane8
Upto100A
MMA
Indoor/outdoor
W053165
PO5
Shade8
108x51mm
100to200A
MMA
Outdoor
W053167
Upto200A
MIG/MAG-CO2
Outdoor
Upto200A
MIG/MAG-MIX
Outdoor
Upto15A
TIG
Indoor/outdoor
15to100A
TIG
Outdoor
Proclear
Each
Protec
Each
Polytec
Each
Protane 8
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Protane 10
Each
Protane10
100to200A
MMA
Indoor
W053161
PO5
Shade10
108x51mm
Over300A
MMA
Outdoor
W053168
Upto200A
MIG/MAG-CO2
Indoor
Over200A
MIG/MAG-CO2
Outdoor
Upto200A
MIG/MAG-MIX
Outdoor
Over200A
MIG/MAG-MIX
Outdoor
15to100A
TIG
Indoor
Over100A
TIG
Outdoor
Protane 12
Each
Protane12
Over300A
MMA
Indoor
W053160
PO5
Shade12
108x51mm
Upto200A
MIG/MAG-CO2
Indoor
W053169
Over200A
MIG/MAG-MIX
Indoor
Over100A
TIG
Indoor
GoldenProtane10
100to200A
MMA
Indoor
Shade10(mirror)
Over300A
MMA
Outdoor
Upto200A
MIG/MAG-CO2
Indoor
Over200A
MIG/MAG-CO2
Outdoor
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Protane 10 (Mirror & Golden Protane)
Each
Note:Thegoldenlensesreduceglareand
reflectheatforamorecomfortablework
environment
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Upto200A
MIG/MAG-MIX
Outdoor
Over200A
MIG/MAG-MIX
Outdoor
15to100A
TIG
Indoor
Over100A
TIG
Outdoor
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Protective Clothing
2 PC Overall SABS J54 Blue
2 PC Overall P/Cot
• SABSapproved
• Two-piececontisuit
• Blue
• Two-piecepoly-cottoncontisuit
• Royalblue
Description
Sizes34-48
Item Number
W053350-
W053357
Description
Sizes32-52
Item Number
Chrome Leather Yoke and
Arm Guard
•Fullarmcovarage&chestprotection
Item Number
W053069
W053323-
W053333
2 PC Flame Retardant
Conti Suit
Chrome Leather Jacket
Chrome Leather Apron
•
•
•
• Protectionagainstweldingspatter
andradiantheat,longsleeved
• AvailableinsizesMtoXXL
• Chromeleatherweldingapronwithbib
andreinforcedstraps
• 90cmx60cm
Two-piececontisuit,flameretardant,
D59cutandspecification
Colour:ForestGreen
Availableinsizes38-54
Item Number
W050020W050028
Item Number
W050066W050069
Description
Item Number
LeatherApron90x60
W053076
ChromeLeatherwithBib
W050064
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Furniture Leather Spats LS 0016
Short Chrome Leather Spats
Standard Leather Spats
•Fullboot/shoecoverageandprotection
•Fullboot/shoecoverage
•Fullboot/shoecoverageandprotection
Item Number
W050229
Item Number
W053068
Item Number
W053071
Leather Apron
•
•
Furnitureleatherapronwithbib,
reinforcedstrapattachments,suitable
forwelding
60x90
Item Number
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Important Safety Information
AtAfrox,safetyiscentraltoeverythingwedoandwestriveto
ensureit’sattheforefrontofourcustomers’minds.Afroxisan
industryleaderwithawideselectionofspecialistsafetyclothing
andgeneralworkwear.
Theinformationcontainedhereinisintendedasaguidetobasic
safetyawarenessintheworkplace.Thetypeofsafetyproductyou
chooseisdependentontheenvironmentyouintendtoworkin
andthematerials,toolsandmachineryyouuse.Professionalor
qualifiedadviceshouldalwaysbesoughtpriortothepurchaseand
useofsafetyproductsandclothing.
Protect yourself, your safety, your business
Safetyintheworkplacecanneverbetakenforgrantedor
overlooked.Safetyawarenessiskeytoreducingaccidents,
incidents,personalinjuryandevendeath.
Afroxiscommittedtoensuringyoursafetyatwork.Afroxoffersa
comprehensiverangeofindustrystandardandhighqualitysafety
productsandworkweartoensureyou’reprotectedfromheadto
toe.
How safe are you?
Inrecentyears,significantadvanceshavebeenmadeinthe
materialsusedinthemanufactureofsafetywear.Modernsafety
productsaregenerallylighterandmorecomfortabletowearand
aredesignedtomeetstringentmodernsafetystandards.
Ifyou’reusingoldersafetyproductsorclothing,youmaybeat
greaterriskofinjuryorlong-termeffectssuchaseye,skin,and
lungdamage.
Refer to our simple guide to help choose the right
products for the job:
Head and face protection
Generally,inanyindustrialworkingenvironment,factory,
laboratoryorfoodprocessingunit,appropriateheadgearshouldbe
worn.
Inenvironmentswhereyouareatriskfromfallingobjectsor
overhangingmachinery,hardhatsareessential.Ifyouareworking
withcertainchemicals,gasesandmaterialsthathavepotentialto
comeincontactwithyourface,youmayrequiregreaterprotection.
Choosing the right head and face protection
•
•
•
•
•
Alwayswearahardhatthatfitsyourhead
Makesureit’scomfortableandnottootight
Wearthehardhatforthejob
Alwayschoosecompatiblesafetyaccessoriessuchas eye/faceshields,neckflapsorearmuffs
Alwayscheckforanydamage,wearandweakareas beforeuse.
Eye protection
Yoursightisoneofyourmostimportantassetsandisparticularly
vulnerabletoshort-andlong-termdamage.Whenitcomes
toprotectingyoureyes,thisisoneareathatshouldneverbe
compromisedortakenforgranted.
Eyedamagecanbecausedbythesimplestofthingssuchasdust,
sparks,brightartificiallight,sunlight,chemicalsplashes,and
splintersfromwoodandmetal.Modernsafetyglasses,goggles
andweldinghelmetsandlensesareergonomicallydesignedfor
comfortandaremadefromtough,lightanddurablematerials.
Choosing the right eye protection
•
•
•
•
•
Alwayswearglassesorgogglesthatfityourfaceandare
comfortabletowear;nottootightorloose
Weartherighteyeprotectionforthejob
Makesureyouhavegoodandwidevision
Ifatriskofanythingcomingintocontactwithyoureyes,
weargogglesorall-roundsafetyspectacles
Alwayscheckforanydamagetolensesbeforeuse.
Dust and fume protection
Ensuretheairthatyoubreatheispureandnotcontaminated
bydust,dangerousgasesorvolatilechemicals.Inhalationof
poisonousfumescanleadtoheadaches,nausea,blackoutsoreven
death.Industyenvironments,prolongedexposurecanleadto
permanentlungdamageandfuturedisability.
Maintainingairqualitycanbeachievedbytheuseofrespirators.
Personalrespiratorsshouldalwaysbewornindustyenvironments
orwhenworkingwithmaterialsthataretoxicathighlevels.
Breathingapparatusshouldbewornwhenworkinginconfined
areaswhereexposuretotoxicgasesorfumesislikely.
Choosing the right respirator
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Alwaysensurethattherespiratorcompletelycoversyour
noseandmouth
Ensurethatsuppliedairrespiratorsareairtight
Ensureyoucanbreatheproperly
Donotusedamaged,cloggedordirtyrespirators
Checkregularlyandreplaceifrequired.
Hand protection
Mostmanualworkerswillhavesustainedahandinjuryatsome
pointintheirlife.Whetherit’saminorscratch,splinter,cutor
moreseriousinjuriessuchasburns,crushedorseveredfingers,
allofthesecanbeeasilyavoided.Glovescanalsoprotectagainst
electricalshock.Avarietyofglovesinnaturalandsynthetic
materialsareavailabletoprotectyourhandsfromheat,flamesand
sparks,sharpobjects,chemicalsanddangerouspowertools.
Choosing the right hand protection
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Knowyourhandsize.Glovescomeindifferentsizes; ensurethatyourglovesfitcorrectly
Chooseagloverecommendedforthejob
Alwayscheckforgeneralwearandtear,holesandrips
beforeuse
Donotwashyourgloveswithsolvents,detergentsor chemicalsthatcancauseharmordamage.
Ear protection
Wegenerallytakeourhearingforgranted.Ourearsaredelicate
instruments.Loudandsustainednoiselevelsdamageourhearing
andcancausetemporaryandpermanentdamage.
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Annoyingafflictionssuchastinnitus,headachesandringingin
theearscanbeeasilyavoidedbywearingearplugsorearmuffs.
Ifthereisariskofflyingobjectsandparticlesenteringtheear,
earplugsshouldbeworn.
Choosing the right ear protection
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Assesstheaudiblenoiselevelwhetherusingpower
tools,operatingmachineryorwheretherearehigh
levelsofcombinedbackgroundnoises
Rememberthatprolongedexposuretolownoisecan
causedamageorirritation
Noisesareamplifiedinsmallandconfinedspaces
Ensureyourchosenprotectionadequatelymasksthe
noise.
Look for the hazards
Walkaroundyourworkplaceandconsiderwhatcouldreasonably
beexpectedtocauseharm.Askyouremployeeswhattheythink.
Theymayhavenoticedthingsthatarenotobvious.
Industrialclothingisspecificallydesignedtoprotectthewearer
fromhazardssuchaschemicalsplashes,flamesandsparks,electric
shock,sunlight,extremeheatandcoldandevenionisingradiation.
Highvisibilityandreflectiveclothingshouldalsobewornwhen
workingunderground,inlowlight,atnight,onconstructionsites
andneartrafficandroads.
Choosing the right safety clothing
Makesuregarmentsfitproperlyandarecomfortabletowear
Choosethecorrectclassofhighvisibilitygarmentsif workinginlowlightsuchasdawn,duskorpoorweather
conditions
Checkgarmentsforwearandtear,rips,andholespriorto
use.
Foot protection
Industrialfootwearshouldalwaysbewornintheindustrial
workplace.Wearingtheappropriateindustrialfootwearreduces
theriskofyourfeetbeingcrushedwhenusingheavylifting
equipmentsuchasapalletandfork-lifttrucksorthedevelopment
ofsolepuncturesfromsharpobjects.Protectionisalsoprovided
fromchemicalspillsandtheelementssuchasfire,waterand
extremeheatorcold.Someworkbootsalsoprovideprotection
againststaticandelectricalhazards.
Choosing the right foot protection
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How to assess the risks in your workplace:
Body protection
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domoretopreventpotentialinjuries.Theaimistomakesurethat
nobodygetshurtorbecomesill.Accidentsandillhealthcanruin
livesandaffectyourbusinessbyimpactingonyourproductivity.
Ifmachinerygetsdamaged,insurancecostsincrease,oryoumay
havetogotocourt.Theimportantthingthatyouneedtodecide
iswhetherahazardissignificantandwhetheryouhaveitcovered
byappropriateprecautionssothattheriskisminimised.
Choosethecorrectboot/shoeforthejob
Assesstheriskfromfallingheavyobjects,chemicals,heatand
cold,etc.
Alwaysensureyourboots/shoesfitcomfortably;nottootight
andnottooloose
Alwayscheckfordamagetosolesandreinforcedareaspriorto
wearing.
Safety in the workplace
Theinformationprovidedisageneraloutlineandisnotintended
tobeadefinitivestatementonthesubjectmatter.Professional
adviceshouldbesoughtbeforeanyactionistakeninrelationto
safetyintheworkplace.
Identify who might be harmed or is at higher risk
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Youngworkers,trainees,newemployees,expectantmothers,
contractors,maintenanceworkers,cleaners,visitors,membersof
thepublic,etc.Evaluatetherisksanddecidewhethertheexisting
precautionsareadequateorwhethermoreshouldbedone.
Record your findings
Writedownthesignificanthazardsandconclusions,e.g.electrical
installations:insulationsandearthingcheckedandfoundsound.
Review your assessment and revise it if necessary
Soonerorlateryouwillaquirenewmachines,materialsand
proceduresthatcouldleadtonewhazards.Ifthereisany
significantchange,addittoyouroriginalriskassessment.
Training control measures*
Afterassessment,risksmaybecontrolledby:
Elimination -thejobcanberedesignedtoremovethehazard.
Identifyanyacceptablelossinproductionorlesseffectiveprocess.
Substitution -replacingthematerialorprocesswithaless
hazardousone.
Isolation -separatingthehazardsfromtheoperatorsbymethods
suchasenclosingorguardingdangerousitemsofmachinery.
Engineering controls-installingadditionalmachinerysuchas
localexhaustventilationtocontroltherisk.
Safer work practices -anexampleofthisistoreducethetime
theworkerisexposedtothehazard.
Personal protective equipment (PPE) -shouldbeselected
andfittedtothepersonwhousesit.Workersmustbetrainedin
thefunctionandlimitationofeachitemofPPE.
Provide welfare facilities -i.e.firstaidandwashingfacilities
forremovalofcontamination.
Hazards in the workplace -lookforpotentialelectricaland
mechanicalhazards.
What is risk assessment?
Ariskassessmentisacarefulexaminationofwhatcouldcause
harmtopeopleintheworkplace.Riskassessmentsallowyouto
evaluatewhetheryouhavetakenenoughprecautionsorneedto
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* In some circumstances, a combination of control
measures may be the most effective method of
controlling the risk.
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