Welding galvanized steel

by Adric Maggs
(Lismore NSW Australia 2480)

When welding galvanized steel (especially hot dipped) set the welder a bit hotter than normal & make sure you give a good "wiggle" between the two pieces being welded to help cut through the galvanizing to ensure a good weld pool at the start.Then take your time as you move along allowing time for the gal to burn away.Of course grinding the gal off is going to give the best results,but time can be saved by just welding it as is !

(Don't breathe fumes though,use a fan or fume extraction)

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