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Old 27-08-2012, 07:44   #1
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Metal fatigue, welds

In my research for building a steel boat, I hear that the death knell for a steel boat is, after corrosion, fatigue.

I came across this process and thought it might be of interest to anyone with welds and worrying about fatigue. Basically a peening process to treat weld roots.

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