WELDING OPERATIONS I - OD1651 - LESSON 1/TASK 2
(c) Cracks or other defects on the face of stainless steel
welds can be removed by holding the cutting tip at a slight angle
away from the face of the weld as shown in figure 26.
reaction between the cutting oxygen and the steel rod develops
sufficient heat to melt the weld metal and is then washed away.
Afterwards, the joint surface can be rewelded.
REMOVING SURFACE DEFECTS FROM
STAINLESS STEEL WELDS.