Video of Dual Shield Flux Core vs 7018 Stick Electrode vertical uphill using an Esab Rebel 285
WELD PROCESS = TIG, GTAW, GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING
METAL TYPE = CARBON STEEL
THICKNESS = 11GA
WELD TYPE = BEAD ON PLATE
JOINT TYPE =BEAD ON PLATE
POSITION = FLAT
AMPERAGE = MACHINE SET TO 90 AMPS CONTROLLED WITH PEDAL
TUNGSTEN = 2% LANTHANATED, 3/32"
FILLER WIRE = 1/16” ER70S2
POLARITY = DCEN
GAS FLOW = 20 CFH argon
CUP SIZE = 8
ADDITIONAL SETTINGS =
PRE FLOW = .5 SEC
POST FLOW = 7 SEC
KEEP A TIGHT ARC
Aim for an arc length that is equal or less than the diameter of your tungsten electrode.
Torch angle can be forgiving provided your arc length is tight.
Keep the hot tip of the filler wire shielded by the argon envelope from the tig cup