Please consider the following when choosing a welding blanket:

1

Light Duty: General welding, light sparks, and spatter. Not recommended for stress relief.
Medium Duty: Heavier welding applications, sparks, spatter, and light slag.
Heavy Duty: Heavy sparks, spatter, slag, and molten metal.
Extreme Duty: Extra heavy spatter, slag, and molten metal.

2

Stress Relief

Use only non-coated materials in a welding blanket that is designated for stress relief.

3

Coated or Uncoated

Coated Material: Stiffer and allows spatter and slag to easily roll off. Offers good abrasion resistance.
Uncoated Material: Softer and more pliable allowing for easy coverage and wrap of materials for stress relief.

4

Weight and Thickness

Stiff materials are coated to allow spatter and slag to roll off easier. This weight and coating will provide better protection and longer burn through time.

5

Horizontal or Vertical

Vertical application materials can be lighter weight and have lower melt temperatures. Flat application materials need to be heavier weight and higher melt temperatures.

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