Stick Welding 1 inch thick Carbon Steel with 7014 5/32" using AC buzz box - Fillet weld

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7014 5/32" using AC

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WELD PROCESS = SMAW, SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING, STICK WELDING

METAL TYPE = CARBON STEEL  

THICKNESS = 1” A36 PLATE TO 1/2” WALL TUBE

WELD TYPE = FILLET 

JOINT TYPE = LAP TEE

POSITION = 2F  

AMPS = 175 AMPS

POLARITY = AC

ELECTRODE = 7014 5/32"

ADDITIONAL SETTINGS =  

TIPS: DIFFERENT MANUFACTURERS ELECTRODES REQUIRE SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT AMPERAGE SETTINGS.

WHEN AND WHY TO USE 7014 RODS

When low hydrogen electrodes like 7018 are not specified by a procedure, specification, or code, 7014 rods are sometimes  a good option.

In the short video on this page, I was fabricating a fixture and the 1 inch plates being welded with 7014 5/32" were counterbalance weights.

Since the drawing did not specify the electrode, I decide to weld them with 5/32" 7014.

Some benefits to using 7014:

  • Slag peels off easy (usually)
  • dont require a rod oven in order to run well
  • easy to get at a big box store like tractor supply, home depot, etc.
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