Anyone know the correct procedure to stress relieve the welds in a small
weldment (tool holder constructed by welding 3 mild steel plates together).
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12-01-2006, 07:11 PM #1Member
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Weld Stress Relief
Last edited by R W; 12-02-2006 at 02:10 PM. Reason: To provide more information.
12-01-2006, 08:25 PM #2
What kind of metal is it?
Steel or aluminum?
Anealing the piece would remove stress' caused by welding.
12-14-2006, 08:11 PM #3
relief of stress
Just heat the part to dull red and let it cool slowly.
In an oven at 600F for several hours again cool slowly.TJ______________________________________