Eastwood Perfect Panel Prep Tool
The Eastwood PERFECT PANEL PREP TOOL® is an exclusive, patent pending, design provides a perfectly beveled 45° weld-prepped edge in 20 or 18 Gauge sheet metal to achieve solid, full-penetration MIG or TIG butt welds.
Each strike forms a perfect 0.062” x 45° beveled flange
Works great in 22 to 18 gauge
Proper weld-prepped edges allow strong, flush, crack-free welds in sheet metal
This hand tool was developed for the novice and professional MIG and TIG welder. Eastwood new Perfect Panel Prep Tool® quickly and easily creates the exact 0.062 inch length x 45 degree offset needed for full penetration welding in 22 to 18 gauge materials assuring a structurally sound and invisible welds even for beginners. You are assured of full material thickness after the repair and elimination of the cracking and paint related issues. Butt welds will now need less grinding and paint prep while also gaining strength.
A must for the beginning welder and professional like. Minimizes blow through and warpage when joining panels. Great for patch panels of full quarter panel replacement. Simply cut patch or full panel. Overlay panel over repair area, scribe and cut panel on vehicle and use the Pneumatic Weld-Prep tool to create the “perfect weld edge”. The formed edge of both panels is now created that will accept the full penetration MIG or TIG bead with almost no post grinding or leveling. Minimizing warpage and crack potential. Patent Pending.
Part Number – EW21130
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How To Achieve Perfect Welds on Sheet Metal - Manual Perfect Panel PrepTool from Eastwood