This practice plate simulates the bottom of a downhill pipe weld...preparing for Downhill pipe welding with 5/32" 7010 hyp rods
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WELD PROCESS = SMAW, SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING, STICK WELDING
METAL TYPE = CARBON STEEL
THICKNESS = 3/8"
WELD TYPE = GROOVE WELD
JOINT TYPE = BUTT
POSITION = 4G OVERHEAD PLATE
AMPS = 135-140 AMPS
POLARITY = DCEP
ELECTRODE = 7010 5/32"
ADDITIONAL SETTINGS =
TIPS: WHIP AND PAUSE TECHNIQUE TO CONTROL PUDDLE
DIFFERENT MANUFACTURERS ELECTRODES REQUIRE SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT AMPERAGE SETTINGS.
AMPERAGE SHOWN SHOULD GET YOU IN THE BALL PARK.
TWEAK AMPS FROM THAT POINT AND ADJUST ARC CONTROL TO FIT THE SITUATION