MIG WELDING CARBON STEEL PIPE ROOT ON POSITIONER 3/8" THICK 35 DEG BEVEL 1/8" GAP

WELD PROCESS = GMAW, SHORT CIRCUIT MIG, GAS METAL ARC, BARE WIRE MIG

METAL TYPE = CARBON STEEL PIPE, THICKNESS = 3/8”” 6 INCH SCHED 80 PIPE

WELD TYPE = groove

JOINT TYPE =open butt 1/8” GAP 35 DEGREE BEVEL NO LAND

POSITION = 1G ROLL OUT

VOLTS = 18 volts

WIRE SPEED = 230 IPM

WIRE SIZE = .030"

AMPS =

POLARITY = DCEP

GAS FLOW = 20-25 CFH C25 GAS

CTWD = 3/8”-1/2"


FILLER METAL = ER70S6 .030"

ADDITIONAL SETTINGS =

TIPS: A relatively short stickout aka contact to work distance CTWD of 3/8” to 1/2" makes a big difference. The technique shown is a very slight side to side motion while keeping the arc on the front edge of the puddle while not far enough to shoot wire thru the gap.

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