Welding Brushes are designed for different base metals.

Press Release Summary:

Radius™ Welding Brushes clean base material before welding and between each pass. Featuring steel-wire bristles, brushes for stainless steel include toothbrush-style 3 x 7 row brush, 2 x 9 row brush with slightly curved handle, and 3 x 19 row brush. For aluminum, toothbrush-style 3 x 7 row brush and 2 x 9 row brush with slightly curved handle have brass-wire bristles. With tempered-steel bristles, brushes for carbon steel include 3 x 19 row brush and 4 x 16 row brush with curved handle.

Original Press Release:

Lincoln Electric Adds Welding Brushes to Its Welding Gear Product Line

Durable Brushes Designed for Different Base Metals and Applications

Cleveland – Lincoln Electric now offers a line of high-quality Welding Brushes in the new Radius™ Welding Tools product group, a part of the company’s comprehensive line of Welding Gear. The expanding Welding Gear line offers welding operators, schools or employers a single source for all of their apparel and tool needs.

Featured in the 2013 Welding Gear Catalog, these brushes are intended for proper cleaning of the base material before welding starts and also between each pass. The line, organized by base material, includes the following models:

• Stainless Steel – A small, toothbrush-style, 3 x 7 row wire brush for light cleaning in confined or hard-to-reach areas; a 2 x 9 row brush with a slightly curved handle for general light cleaning; and a 3 x 19 row general-purpose brush for long life and efficient surface cleaning. All three brushes feature steel-wire bristles.

• Aluminum – A compact, toothbrush-style, 3 x 7 row brush for light cleaning in confined or hard-to-reach areas; and a 2 x 9 row brush with a slightly curved handle for general light cleaning. Both brushes feature brass-wire bristles designed to gently remove the oxide layer that can form on aluminum.

• Carbon Steel – A 3 x 19 row brush for efficient general cleaning; and a 4 x 16 row brush with a curved handle, designed to make fast work of rust, mill scale and paint. Both feature tempered-steel bristles.

“To avoid cross-contamination that could ruin your work, it’s important to have different brushes for different materials,” says Jamy Bulan, Product Manager, Retail and Accessory Products at Lincoln Electric. “Your welds will have a better appearance and fewer defects with proper cleaning of the base material.”

These high-quality Radius™ brushes also are available in a three-pack. This combination pack features three toothbrush-style brushes: one with brass bristles for aluminum, one with stainless bristles for stainless steel and a nylon-bristle brush for general cleaning on carbon steel. This easy-to-stow set is ideal for small projects.

Radius Welding Brushes, as well as other Lincoln Electric Welding Gear, are available at a distributor near you.

“Lincoln Electric is working hard to expand our line of Welding Gear to include not only these brushes but all of the helmets, apparel and tools a welding customer at any level will need,” Bulan says.

To request a copy of Lincoln Electric’s 2013 Welding Gear Catalog, which features these welding brushes and other accessories, call (888) 355-3213 or visit www.lincolnelectric.com to obtain Bulletin E14.001.

The Lincoln Electric Company, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, fume control systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market.

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Greg Coleman – greg_coleman@lincolnelectric.com or 216.383.2462

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