TIG WELDING CARBON STEEL 5/8" thick FILLET WELD AT 140 AMPS

WELD PROCESS = TIG, GTAW, GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING


METAL TYPE = CARBON STEEL

THICKNESS = 5/8"

WELD TYPE = Fillet weld

JOINT TYPE = TEE JOINT

POSITION = 2F HORIZONTAL

AMPERAGE = MACHINE SET TO 140 AMPS CONTROLLED WITH PEDAL  BUT MAXED OUT SOMETIMES 

TUNGSTEN = 2% LANTHANATED, 3/32"

FILLER WIRE = 1/16” ER70S6

POLARITY = DCEN

GAS FLOW = 20 CFH argon

CUP SIZE =  8

ADDITIONAL SETTINGS =   PRE FLOW = .5 SECPOST 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.

IF tip of rod gets oxidized, snip before restart

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