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MIG Welding Gas Selection

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MIG Welding Gas Selection

MIG welding with shielding gas helps produce high quality welds as you prevent the weld pool from being exposed to elements in the atmosphere which will contaminate the weld and produce weld defects including porosity and spatter.

There are different types of MIG welding gas to choose from, all suitable to different requirements. This guide explains how to find the right shielding gas mix by explaining the gases available and their properties.

How to use a Welding Fillet Gauge

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This is a quick reference guide on how to use a welding fillet gauge. Welding gauges are probably one of the more underused tools in a welder’s arsenal. Many other manuals do not do justice in explaining how to use a welding fillet gauge properly. Improper use of a welding fillet gauge can cost you countless hours of headache and extra work.

Common MIG (GMAW) Welding Applications

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MIG welding is a common type of welding that’s become increasingly popular throughout welding applications over the past 40 years. MIG welding uses a gun that continuously feeds a consumable wire electrode. The wire is surrounded by a gas shield to protect the weld pool from contamination.

MIG has a number of benefits including being fast, easy to perform, high electrode efficiently and less welding fumes. Popular MIG welding applications include, automotive repairs, construction, robotics, fabrication and pipe welding.