TIG WELDING TIP-HOLD A TIGHT ARC

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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 160 AMPS CONTROLLED WITH PEDAL 

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 SEC

POST FLOW = 7 SEC

TIPS: 3 BIGGEST MISTAKES ARE TOO LONG AN ARC, TOO MUCH TORCH ANGLE, AND NOT SHIELDING THE HOT TIP OF FILLER ROD.

SO 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 

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