WELD PROCESS = TIG, GTAW, GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING
METAL TYPE = ALUMINUM 6061
THICKNESS = 1/8"
WELD TYPE = FILLET WELD
JOINT TYPE = OUTSIDE CORNER JOINT
POSITION = 1F flat
AMPERAGE = 140 CONTROLLED WITH FOOT PEDAL (ACTUAL AMPS FOR MOST OF JOINT WAS 120-130)
TUNGSTEN = 2% LANTHANATED, 3/32"
FILLER WIRE = 3/32” 4043
POLARITY = AC
GAS FLOW = 15-18 CFH argon
CUP SIZE = 8
ADDITIONAL SETTINGS = AC BALANCE 31% CLEANING, AC FREQ 120 HZ
PRE FLOW = 1 SEC
POST FLOW = 10 SEC
TIPS: KEEP A FAIRLY TIGHT ARC AND KEEP TORCH ANGLE TO A MINIMUM
Aim for an arc length that is equal or less than the diameter of your tungsten electrode.Torch angle can be forgiving provided your arc length is tight.