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MIG Welding Guide – How to MIG Weld

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MIG Welding Guide – How to MIG Weld

Introduction to MIG Welding

mig weldingMIG welding (also known as GMAW) is a really popular type of welding that’s frequently used for welding low-alloy steels and is well suited for welding autobody¬†parts and home-repair projects. It’s a simple process to learn, which is why so many hobby welders use it as their preferred method of welding. This MIG welding guide will teach you everything you need to know to start MIG welding.

Best Welding Safety Glasses Shades 14, 12, 10, 5, 3

Many beginner welders don’t realize the damage that can be caused to the eyes by not wearing the sufficient welding safety equipment. The welding arc produces harmful radiation which can damage the eyes and cause the unpleasant “welders flash.” Safety glasses are a way of blocking out UV light and infrared wavelengths emitted from the welding arc. Welding glasses are great because they also protect the eyes from any flying debris and can help reduce irritation from fumes.

Best MIG Welder Reviews

MIG welders can be used for a range of projects including¬†autobody work, hobby welding, maintaining equipment or a huge number of other things. MIG welding is often chosen as a preferred technique as it produces good quality welds, it’s easy to learn, and does not cost a lot of money. Updated April 2018

Lincoln PowerMIG 210MP Review

Lincoln PowerMIG 210MP Review

Overview

The Lincoln 210 is a fantastic performance welder which is versatile and easy to use for MIG, FCAW, Stick and TIG welding. The on screen display has simple instructions which allow you to simply key in your variables (metal thickness, gas mix and wire thickness) and it will set the amps, wire speed and voltage.