I need tips on running 7018 uphill of carbon steel pipe

I am teaching myself how to weld some what i am a pipe fitter apprentice and i just can seem to get my 7018 to look decent especially when i join seams my 6010 root is perfect im told but im having problems with me 7018 looks? any ideas?


set amps just high enough so that when you hold a really tight arc, the rod wont stick.

then....hold a tight arc. hold those corners to avoid undercut.

Return to Stick welding.

Enjoy this page? Please pay it forward. Here's how...

Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?

  1. Click on the HTML link code below.
  2. Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.