How to Aluminum TIG Weld – Guide for Beginners
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How to Aluminum TIG Weld – Guide for Beginners

TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) welding, also known as GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding), is an arc aluminum for beginners process that uses a non-consumable tungsten electrode to produce the weld using a tig torch and welding machine. The weld area is protected from contamination by an inert shielding gas, usually argon or helium. TIG welding…

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What does MIG welding stand for (GMAW) – and how does it work?

As a professional welder, I often get asked – what is MIG welding? In simple terms, MIG (metal inert gas) welding, also known as GMAW (gas metal arc welding), is a versatile, economical fusion welding process that joins metal pieces together by heating them with an electric arc established between a continuously fed wire electrode…

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Brazing Aluminum: A Step-by-Step Guide

Brazing aluminum is a useful technique for joining aluminum parts. It creates strong, sealed joints by melting and flowing a filler metal into the joint clearance. Here is a step-by-step guide to brazing aluminum. Materials Needed The main materials needed for aluminum brazing include: Type Examples Torch Propane torch, oxy-acetylene torch Brazing rods 4043, 4145,…

How to Weld Aluminium with a MIG welder: A Comprehensive Beginners guide
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How to Weld Aluminium with a MIG welder: A Comprehensive Beginners guide

Aluminum has become ubiquitous across many industries due to its viele desirable properties. Its lightweight yet strong nature makes it ideal for applications ranging from automobile manufacturing to building construction. While aluminum fabricating often utilizes TIG welding using a tig welder, MIG welding aluminum using a mig machine has been growing in popularity as the…

WELDING WIRE TYPES
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WELDING WIRE TYPES

Welding wire is a metal filament supplied in coils, spools, reels or individual rods (rods). It is used as an additive for welding operations in manual (MMA, TIG), automatic (SAW) or semi-automatic (MIG, MAG) mode in shielding gases, as well as for cutting (CUT) steels, non-ferrous metals. When melted during welding, it fills the weld…

Tungsten electrode size chart – how to choose the right tungsten electrode?
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Tungsten electrode size chart – how to choose the right tungsten electrode?

What is a tungsten electrode and where is it used? A tungsten electrode is a round rod made of pure tungsten or tungsten with additives (alloying agents). Tungsten is used in argon-arc TIG welding with a non-melting electrode. If you are wondering why “non-melting”, the answer is very simple. Tungsten has the highest melting point…

How to Sew Welding Caps: A Step-by-Step Guide
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How to Sew Welding Caps: A Step-by-Step Guide

Creating your own welding cap allows you to fully customize your protective headgear. This DIY welding cap tutorial guides you through all the sewing steps with in-depth details. Table of Contents Compiling Your Welding Cap Materials Before starting your welding cap sewing project, you need to gather the necessary materials. Having all required fabrics, tools,…