Plates prep. to 3G Flux core wire Test

by CarlosMario
(Katy, Tx, USA)

If I'm using .045 Flux core wire, How wide has to be my gap between the 1" plates?

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with a 1/4" backing strip, 1/4" plus or minus 1/6" usually.


but if no backing is used, it will depend on bevel angle and land.

1/8" is usually a starting point.

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