To select a welding rod or electrode that is well-suited for a welding application, consider factors such as the type of base metal to be welded and the position of the part or parts that are to be welded. There is a large selection of welding electrodes available with varying properties that require different power sources to use. This means that there may be more than one suitable welding electrode for a particular application.Continue Reading
The following factors should be considered when selecting a welding rod or electrode.
Certain welding rods are also recommended for specific welding positions according to AWS standards. Service and job site conditions also need to be factored in when evaluating different welding electrodes.Learn more about Tools