This video covers a 4g Plate test using 7018 1/8" electrode 120-125 amps dcep.
Structural Welding Tests often require both 3G and 4G plates.
3/8" thick plates using 1/4" backing and 1/4" gap
22.5 degree bevel
3G 7018 Plate Test 3/8" thick with 1/4" Backing with Padding Beads too
This video covers Welding a 3G Plate Test 3/8" thick with 1/4" Backing and 1/4" gap using 7018 1/8" at 120 amps
Toward the end of the video, you will see instructions for padding beads vertical uphill using 7018 1/8"
If you have having trouble getting uniform beads on a 3g test, padding beads is ...
Andrew Cardin welds a 2" 6g test using 3/32" 6010 for the Root and 3/32" 7018 for the single bead cap.
Tips for amperage, keyhole repair, and body positioning are shown in detail.
If you have a 6g like this coming up, do yourself a favor and watch this video several times while you practice.
Andrew Cardin - 4F Overhead 7018 5/32" Stick Welding Tee Joint
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...
Controlling the puddle, getting adequate penetration, avoiding undercut, preventing arc blow, and complying with AWS D1.1 acceptance criteria are all important.
Some welders are being required to test using 5/32" 7018 electrodes instead of smaller diameter electrodes like 1/8". 130 amps is at the...