Jody Collier - TIG Welding Cast or Not Perfectly Clean Aluminum
The Electrode Positive part of the AC arc is what breaks up the aluminum oxide layer on aluminum and allows the puddle to be clean and flow out well.
so let that cleaning action work for you before puddling dirty aluminum.
In other words...Dont puddle too quickly
Jody Collier - Full Penetration Tips for Aluminum with a CK MT200
In Brad Goodman's video on full penetration aluminum he used a Miller Dynasty that has all the features like waveforms and amplitude settings.
A member commented that he would like to see a similar video using a much simpler machine like the CK MT200.
I used a #5 clear cup (they film better) with...
American Welding Society AWS D17.1 is the specification for Aerospace Fusion Welding Applications. This Specification provides details for welding certification as well as production welding.
A typical test required to certify a welder in aluminum is the 2f tee fillet weld test.
TIG Welding Thick Aluminum Machine Shop type repair
A common weld repair is to weld up a part that was accidentally machined wrong ..or a tool crashed or a corner got smashed when someone dropped a part.
In this video, I had a piece of thick aluminum that was a proto type part but it had an area that was also mis machined. preheat and bead sequenc...