For 11ga cold rolled steel lap joints its all about torch angle and arc length.
Torch angle is pretty forgiving provided your arc length is tight.
So what is tight enough? The electrode diameter or less works for me
There is a technique for tig welding called "walking the cup".
While its mostly useful for pipe welding, it can also be a good technique for long runs on fillet welds.
In this video, I talk about cup size, electrode stickout, and how to hold the torch.
I set the lincoln TIG 200 to 177 amps and p...
Whether TIG welding, Mig Welding, Stick welding, or any other process, Restarts are part of the process. If you can make a decent restart, you are a lot less likely to have weld defects and a lot more likely to make a good looking weld.
What is the 3 second rule?
The 3 second rule says that it ...