getting the cap run right

by dave
(UK)

on carbon steel - how do you get the ripple effect? I tend to move side to side with a slight forwards motion with mixed results. I need to improve my technique so any tips are welcome

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dave, jody here from welding tips and tricks.

getting the weave ripples even is really a matter of moving the same distance each time you go across the weld.

for the cap weave, watch the puddle carefully and let it melt in to the walls of the pipe only about 1/16 inch...the same every time.

sounds easy but takes practice. i need to make some videos.

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