Can one Technique work for all positions?
This simple technique basically just traces the front edge of the puddle where the rubber meets the road. But Cut and Etch testing is still one of the best ways to verify your technique and settings
TIG Welding Text books show an optimum torch angle but in the real world, those optimum angles go out the window on odd shaped parts with limited access. Fortunately, torch angle is usually pretty forgiving
Stainless Steel needs either backing or argon shielding to the back side when the back side melts. Argon shielding usually gives the best quality but Copper or Aluminum backing can also work fine depending on engineering or code requirements
While downhill Welding using XX10 electrodes is still very common,The Oil and Gas industry is seeing more Low Hydrogen Root Pass welding procedures.
Since it is a far less common procedure, this video should help anyone get better at open roots with low hydrogen electrodes