MIG Settings for 3F uphill tee joint 1/4" carbon steel

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17.9 volts 304 IPM.030”er70s6

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

METAL TYPE = CARBON STEEL, COLD ROLLED STEEL, AISI 1010

THICKNESS = 1/4"

WELD TYPE = Fillet weld

JOINT TYPE = TEE JOINT

POSITION = 3f vertical uphill

VOLTS = 17.9 volts

WIRE SPEED = 304 IPM

WIRE SIZE = .030"

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 simple series of TRIANGLES.

This technique traces the front leading edge of the puddle and helps ensure penetration.

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