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We understand your frustration when you have an aluminum part break or need a custom part.  


We understand you are losing revenue by having a broken aluminum truck or trailer bed, a busted aluminum part, or when you need a custom aluminum part for your job or shop.


That is why we focus on fast turnarounds with our aluminum welding.  That is also why we use only the best parts for our aluminum welding repairs and custom work.


Our shop is equipped with several MIG welders for mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum welding.  


We do not use imported aluminum and parts, so you can trust that the products that we return to you will be only the highest grade in quality.


Contact us today to get your quote for any aluminum welding repairs or custom parts that you need in Lancaster, PA!


Aluminum welding is challenging due to the high thermal conductivity and a lower melting point of aluminum.  This combination can easily result in burn-throughs, especially when working with thinner aluminum sheets or performing more fine aluminum welding.


To overcome these obstacles, the most common aluminum welders use either Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) or Metal Inert Gas (MIG).  Both welding options cause high heat and can be used to weld thin gauges of aluminum together.


It is possible to perform aluminum welding with a torch, but this method is difficult due to the heat fluctuation.  Torch welding is difficult to maintain a consistent high heat, and therefore burn-through is more likely when working with aluminum welding compared to other metals. 


At Gap View Machine, we use MIG welding for our aluminum.  We also take great care to make sure all the aluminum is clean before beginning any welding.  


Because of the high heat that aluminum needs, any oxides or particles that are present during welding can become part of the weld.  This results in a loss of overall strength in the weld, and can also negatively affect the appearance.   


Contact us to see why Gap View Machine is one of the best aluminum welders in Lancaster, PA!

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