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Category: Welding Techniques

10 Tips to Improve your Tig Welding

Tuesday, 18th February 2020

1 – Tig Torch Polarity If you’re welding in DC mode (Steel, Stainless etc), ensure your torch is plugged into the Negative (-) side of your machine’s output. Plugging the torch into the Positive (+) side will cause the Tungsten Electrode to burn away really quickly. 2 – Tig Torch Hold Make sure you’re in […]

Weld Distortion and Defects

Wednesday, 16th December 2020

Weld Distortion and defects are an annoying, but unavoidable part of welding. But they can be mitigated! Porosity Porosity is where Holes/Bubbles appear in the weld. This is created when gas becomes trapped in the weld pool as it solidifies. Causes include: Lack of shielding gas – (Mig/Mag & Tig Welding) INCREASE GAS FLOW. Too […]