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 Post subject: Waveguide repair
Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2006 2:40 am 
 
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If a deteriorated waveguide has holes, can it be repaired with Gas Welding with Aluminium?


   
 
 Post subject: Repairing aluminum waveguide
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2006 12:23 pm 
 
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Location: London UK
The only time I saw this attempted, it was a disaster.
I think the welder had failed to insert an inert high temperature backing sheet inside the waveguide and so the whole broad wall collapsed.

If done with care and with an inert sheet metal backing strip jigged inside the guide, it should be possible

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