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  • chewinggum
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    I would be real surprised to find a locking plier that was nickle plated. Probably chrome.
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  • H80N
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    Originally posted by knots43 View Post
    I am welding a mild steel bar to a locking plier drill press hold down tool as a part of a conversion to an anvil hold down tool. It will be easy enough to grind . Mig. Thanks
    Very COOL..!!!!

    PLS share pics...

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  • knots43
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    Originally posted by H80N View Post
    Nickel plating usually has copper plating under it....

    both will have to be ground off to the base mild steel before you can weld it properly..

    What are you intending to weld...??... which process..?? MIG?? TIG..??

    I am welding a mild steel bar to a locking plier drill press hold down tool as a part of a conversion to an anvil hold down tool. It will be easy enough to grind . Mig. Thanks

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  • H80N
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    Originally posted by knots43 View Post
    What preparation is required for welding mild steel to a nickel plated steel part ?
    Nickel plating usually has copper plating under it....

    both will have to be ground off to the base mild steel before you can weld it properly..

    What are you intending to weld...??... which process..?? MIG?? TIG..??
    Last edited by H80N; 07-25-2015, 05:47 PM.

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    Welding Preparation Required for Nickel Plated Steel

    What preparation is required for welding mild steel to a nickel plated steel part ?
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