UK-based Huntingdon Fusion Techniques Ltd (HFT) is now able to provide a wide range of trailing shields to fit any make of TIG (GTAW), MIG or Plasma (PAW) welding torch for manual or automatic welding. Flat trailing shields are available for the welding of sheet metalwork or plate work. Radiussed trailing shields are manufactured for every diameter of tube pipe or vessel from 1in upwards. HFT manufactures shields radiused for outside welding, as well as a version for inside welding. Trailing shield models are also available for Robotic welding where the shields are wider and longer. Other features include reduced gas consumption and no longer needing to use a purge enclosure. Argweld® Trailing Shields can be used for welding stainless steel, duplexes and titanium.