Welding Overhead 4F position tube to plate with 5/32" 7018 is a bit more challenging than with smaller electrodes but the same fundamentals apply for the most part.
Tight arc length, rod angle, and restarts are demonstrated with instructive arc shots and body positioning.
Andrew's company is seeing welding procedures for open root 7016. Before tackling an open root pipe with 7016, some might benefit from a few practice plates. Fitup, featheriing tack welds, arc length, rod angle, are discussed.
Andrew Cardin did the welding in this video while Jody handled the filming.
165 amps, arc force set to 10 using a Lincoln PowerMIG 210mp. We decided to use some leftover rods so that we show lots of restarts because being able to make a good restart is a fundamental skill... especially in overhe...