MIG WELDING CARBON STEEL PIPE 3/8" THICK 5G FILL AND CAP UPHILL

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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 uphill fill and cap

VOLTS = 19 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

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 weave that sort of resembles a rainbow arc  that keeps the arc on the leading edge of the puddle

5g mig pipe
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