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WELD PROCESS = GMAW, SHORT CIRCUIT MIG, GAS METAL ARC, BARE WIRE MIG
METAL TYPE = CARBON STEEL, COLD ROLLED STEEL, AISI 1010
THICKNESS = 3/8"
WELD TYPE = groove
JOINT TYPE =open butt
POSITION = 5G pipe weld downhill root
VOLTS = 18 volts
WIRE SPEED = 210 IPM
WIRE SIZE = .035"
POLARITY = DCEP
GAS FLOW = 20-25 CFH C25 GAS
CTWD = 3/8”-1/2"
FILLER METAL = ER70S6 .035"
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.