MIG CARBON STEEL 1/4” THICK UPHILL 5F TUBE PLATE

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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 = 1/4” .250, 6mm

WELD TYPE = Fillet weld

JOINT TYPE = tee joint

POSITION = 5f vertical uphill

VOLTS = 17.7 volts

WIRE SPEED = 289 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 simple series of V shapes that traces the front leading edge of the puddle



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