What Is Burn Through?

Holes created in the steel decking during installation from welding.

How Does Burn Through Happen?:

Burn Through is often caused by having too much penetration of a weld. This is due to having an excessive amount of heat going into each weld causing the weld to burn through the material.

Why Burn Through Matters:

Burn through is a welding defect that does not insure the proper strength and longevity of the weld.

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