Welding Engineer and Consultant

by Tom Dosenberry
(san Diego,ca)

Like your site alot. Just found it today. As far as Tunsten Sharpeners go, you are right on the mark. Some will catch the dust and that's a good thing but for the average guy they are over-kill. Having a repeatble tungsten grind for machine applications is critical but not for most manual jobs. Arc length during manual welding will have a far greater effect than different grind angles.
I have found that few welders understand how grind angle affects the geometry of the weld puddle and the depth of penetration.

Keep up the good work

Tom D.

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