NEEDING TO KNOW SPEC OF THE SS FOIL MATERIAL

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NEEDING TO KNOW SPEC OF THE SS FOIL MATERIAL

Post by Dougieloo@aol.com » Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:38 pm

I an doing a little corrosion welding repair to my front foil
does any one have any specs on the exact type of stainless steel foil material
or had success with TIG MIG or Stick wielding
of there foils and what type filler rod used
Thanks for any assistance
Doug

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Re: NEEDING TO KNOW SPEC OF THE SS FOIL MATERIAL

Post by Mark » Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:51 pm

Hey Doug,

Little late, hope not to late.
Material is 321 H weld it with 347 SI
try to not let the aria surround it get to hot.
Max 175 degres celcius.
This is what my former hydrofoil mechanic tolled me ;-)

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Re: NEEDING TO KNOW SPEC OF THE SS FOIL MATERIAL

Post by Dougieloo@aol.com » Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:27 am

thank you Mark yes i am using 347 with a Tig welder and its going nice have done a few of the corrosion arias and it looks great but time well tell picture of aria in prepared stage before tig wielding https://www.volga-hydrofoil.net/phpBB3/ ... iew&id=856
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Re: NEEDING TO KNOW SPEC OF THE SS FOIL MATERIAL

Post by Dougieloo@aol.com » Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:31 am

note that all the corrosion is were the upright supports meet the wings of the foil

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Re: NEEDING TO KNOW SPEC OF THE SS FOIL MATERIAL

Post by Mark » Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:33 am

so corrosion is on the underside of the foil?
Maybe it had bad cathodic protection...
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