TIG Welding Carbon Steel Fillet Tube at 160 amps welderskills


WELD PROCESS = TIG, GTAW, GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING


METAL TYPE = CARBON STEEL

THICKNESS = 1/4” WALL THICKNESS

TUBE TO FITTING

WELD TYPE = FILLET

JOINT TYPE = FITTING TO TUBE

POSITION = 2F

AMPERAGE = MACHINE SET TO 160 AMPS  AND MAXED

TUNGSTEN = 2% LANTHANATED, 3/32"FILLER WIRE = 1/16” ER70S6

POLARITY = DCEN

GAS FLOW = 20 CFH argon

CUP SIZE =  8

ADDITIONAL SETTINGS =  

PRE FLOW = .2 SEC

POST FLOW = 7 SEC

TIPS: KEEP A TIGHT ARC

 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.

Keep the hot tip of the filler wire shielded by the argon envelope from the tig cup 

snip any oxidized tip of wire before restart

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