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Meet Alana Opdenakker, Alana is a 3rd year sheet metal worker apprentice and has just completed her trade studies at Midland TAFE in Perth.
Alana did a great job of fabricating and welding this soccer ball out of stainless steel using the tig welding process.
Alana enjoys the challenges of the sheet metal trade and with her trade studies complete is now looking forward to finishing her time to obtain her trade papers.
Full marks to Alana for the fantastic finish on this soccer ball.
These are the specs of Alan’s Soccer Ball
Stainless steel grade used: 316
Material Thickness: 1.6
Amps used to weld: Tacking 70 amps, welding 30-45 amps
2 sec pre flow, 2 sec post flow
Grits & polish stages performed: Grits – 120, 240, 320, 500, 600, Stitched sisal with fast cut compound, Loose leaf mop with green rouge compound
Tack & assembly: 3hrs
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