Hapco supplies a wide range of welding machines that use heat, pressure, and air to melt two or more objects, combine them into one larger piece, and shape the new piece as desired. Explore our collection of BAK welding machines, made for plastic welding and commercial roofing.
Welding Machines Applications
Hot welding machines are commonly used in the commercial roofing, plastic welding, flooring, oil, gas, and geotextile industries to perform various types of welding jobs such as TPO welding or banner welding. These hot air welders can also be used for applications in other settings, such as the manufacturing and automotive industries.
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So how do industrial welding machines work? Welding combines the use of a welding rod and a process called heat sealing.
A welding rod is inserted between two or more objects and is heated to form a permanent bond. Welding rods with low porosity are most effective because they provide higher quality welds. Welding rods come in various shapes and sizes. Hapco, Inc. automatic welding machines can work with PE, HDPE, and PVC welding rods.
During the heat sealing process, heat and pressure create a permanent seal between the two thermoplastics to serve various purposes. They are widely used in commercial roofing, banner & TPO welding, but also in the automobile industry, and more.
Top 6 Welding Types
Hot Gas Welding
A type of heat gun called a hot air welder produces a stream of hot air to melt and join two objects. Comparable to hot air welding, this type of welding is common on materials such as thermoplastics such as TPO or PVC.
Speed Tip Welding
After the speed tip component heats and positions the welding rod, it fuses the rod with softened plastic to form a weld.
Like hot air welding, freehand welding also uses a stream of hot air to create a weld. The hot air softens the objects and the welding rod simultaneously to join them together. This is a versatile technique that works for various welding purposes.
The welding rod is inserted into a handheld extruder, transforms into plastic material, and forms a bond between two objects that have been softened by a stream of hot air. This welding type is especially useful for welding relatively thick materials.
This welding type is almost identical to speed tip welding, the only difference being that contact welding uses thermal conduction rather than electrical conduction. Heated tip components melt and combine two objects by pinching them together.
Hot Plate/Wedge Welding
Two objects are placed on opposite ends of a press while a compatible hot plate or wedge is placed between the objects. Once the objects soften by being pressed against, the hot plate or wedge is removed so the melted objects can form one larger piece.
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