WELD PROCESS = TIG, GTAW, GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING
METAL TYPE = CARBON STEEL
THICKNESS = 1/8” WALL THICKNESS TUBE
WELD TYPE = GROOVE WELD- PARTIAL PENETRATION
JOINT TYPE = BUTT PARTIAL PEN
POSITION = flat
AMPERAGE = MACHINE SET TO 210 AMPS CONTROLLED WITH PEDAL USING PULSE SETTINGS
TUNGSTEN = 2% LANTHANATED, 3/32"
FILLER WIRE = 3/32” E70S2
POLARITY = DCEN
GAS FLOW = 20 CFH argon
CUP SIZE = 12
ADDITIONAL SETTINGS = PULSE SETTINGS 1.5 PPS, 50% PULSE TIME, 35% BACKGROUND CURRENT
PRE FLOW = .2 SEC
POST FLOW = 11 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