Good bead techniques using gasless Flux Cored Wire

by Pat
(Colorado USA)

How can I improve my bead appearance? I'm getting good penetration, now I want it to look good in appearance as well.

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Pay close attention to stickout, and gun angle.

try making very intentional and incremental movements as if you were a robot.

for example, if you are welding a horizontal weld, try moving the arc exactly 1/4" and pausing at the rate of exactly once per second.

you will be surprised how doing things like that can help appearance.

eventually, you wont even think about what you are doing but if you are learning, sometimes it helps to paint by numbers,

thanks for posting,

jody

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