Jonathan Lewis - 1G Pulse Spray mig
MIG > Certification Tests • 14m
In today's episode we'll be going over a D1.1 1G 1" thick welding plate. We'll be using .045 ER70S6. 1G Pulse Spray mig
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The 3G plate test is sometimes used for MIG welding certification tests.
This video will be particularly helpful for a 3G certification test with uphill and downhill root passes.
3g MIG Plate Test
An excellent way to transition to pipe welding is to weld plate first.
As long as thickness, bevel angle, gap, and land are the same, the same settings work on pipe so it makes sense to establish settings on plates
3g MIG Welding test Plate Uphill Root
Sometimes welding procedures specify downhill root and other times uphill is specified. It is great to be able to do both so you will be ready either way.
uphill root voltage and wire settings are a bit lower but is really not more difficult than downhill once you nail the settings