TIG WELDING ALUMINUM 1/4" THICK 3F VERTICAL LAP

WELD PROCESS = TIG, GTAW, GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING


METAL TYPE = ALUMINUM 6061

THICKNESS =  1/4” 

WELD TYPE = FILLET WELD

JOINT TYPE = LAP

POSITION = 3F VERTICAL

AMPERAGE = 210 AMPS CONTROLLED WITH FOOT PEDAL

TUNGSTEN = 2% LANTHANATED, 1/8"

FILLER WIRE = 1/8” 4943

POLARITY = AC

GAS FLOW = 15CFH  

CUP SIZE =  5

ADDITIONAL SETTINGS =   AC BALANCE 25% CLEANING, AC FREQ 85HZ

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.  



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