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Welding rod charts describe the electrode type, size, current rating and current type of a series of welding rods. The charts are used by welding technicians to assist in proper rod selection based on the application and... More »

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The difference between MIG and TIG welding is that the MIG welding technique feeds a continuous spool of wire into the melding puddle while TIG uses long welding rods to accomplish a similar task. The MIG welding process... More »

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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 lar... More »

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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 lar... More »

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Welders use arc welding electrode charts to determine the type of coating and welding current used for a given electrode. Use the amperage charts to determine the current value for use on a given electrode diameter. More »

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Metal inert gas welding is a welding process that uses a wire electrode that is fed through a welding gun and is melted off continuously in an electric arc. An inert shielding gas is produced by the welding gun to protec... More »

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TIG welding is the process of using a tungsten electrode in conjunction with a gas, such as argon, during welding. The tungsten electrode warms the metal being welded while the gas protects it from contamination from the... More »

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