Pipeline Demag Info

Magnetized Pipe

Magnetized pipe causes arc blow, porosity and other issues during welding.   If you ask around you will hear many different methods – reverse the polarity of the leads, wrap an odd number of welding leads around the pipe, use an AC welder, strike it with a sledgehammer, lay the pipe East-West…   none of them will … Read more

Pipeline degauss, demagnetize & demag terminology explained.

Depending on who you talk to about the issues with magnetized pipeline, they all seem to use different terms.   Degauss, demagnetize, demag are a few that you hear thrown around.   Do they mean the same thing? For most purposes – YES – they all mean the same thing. “Degauss” means:  to remove unwanted magnetism from … Read more