Welding Thick 4130 Preheat and Laywire technique
Welding thick 4130 parts requires a preheat in order to prevent hard brittle areas. ER70 filler wire was used.
TIG Welding Coped Tube Overhead
There are several different techniques that work for tig welding coped tubing.
This video explores a few and shows instructive arc shots.
TIG Welding Vs Brazing on Square Tube
Welding is when you melt the base metal.
Brazing is above 840F but not hot enough to melt the base metal.
Tig brazing with silicon bronze is a very useful thing to know
Torch Angle for TIG Welding?
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
TIG Welding Hot Rolled Steel
In this video, you will see the importance of cleaning mill scale along with several other tips for tig welding steel
Walking the Cup on Fillet Welds
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...
Jody Collier - High Speed Pulse Settings for Tig Welding on an Edge
39 pps, 30% background current, and main amps set to 124 amps.
11 ga carbon steel
3/32" 2% lanth electrode
1/16" er70s6 wire
#8 cup 20cfh argon
Roy Crumrine - Look Like This? Tig Welding Tips
Do you ever have your setup just right, machine settings perfect, gas flow rate right where the books say, arc gap is spot on, speed dialed in, and you still have a rough time with your welds coming out right? You might be missing one simple step....
2" Schedule 80 2G pipe Weld tips
This video shows the dip keyhole technique for a root pass on 2 inch sched 80 pipe. fill and cap passes also
Silicon Bronze TIG Brazing Tips
I first learned about tig brazing with silicon bronze while I was moonlighting at a sheet metal fab shop.
Owner brought me a hydraulic tube from the forklift that had sprung a leak and was worn paper thin and also handed me a piece of silicon bronze filler rod. I show a mockup of that repair in ...
TIG welding vertical 3F tee joint - carbon steel 11ga
In this video...you will see settings, tips, techniques for TIG welding a vertical 3F tee joint - carbon steel 11ga
The ABC's of welding
Always be comfortable
TIG Welding Carbon Steel Socket Weld with Positioner Tips
In this video, you will see TIG Welding Carbon Steel along with Tips for unique propping tool when using a weld positioner.
Tips for TIG Welding Carbon Steel Square Tubing
Teaching a friend a crash half day course for tig welding square tubing so he could weld a chair project out of square tubing
TIG Welding Techniques - Carbon Steel 1G Butt Joint
Getting full and uniform penetration on 11 ga carbon can be a challenge.
Sometimes requires a bevel and 2 passes
TIG Welding -Walking the Cup- Stainless Steel to Carbon Pipe
In this video...Tips for Walking the Cup welding a Stainless Steel flange to Carbon Pipe
TIG Welding Stainless Steel Flange to Carbon pipe freehand
this video shows hot pass, fill, and cap on carbon pipe welded to a stainless flange...not walking the cup
TIG Welding Carbon Steel Coped tubes
This video shows tig welding carbon steel coped tubing with settings, gas flow with a 10 cup, and common mistakes
TIG Welding a carbon steel socket weld with a turntable
This video shows selecting cup size, walking the cup technique tips and clear arc shots so that you can learn to walk the cup if you are struggling
TIG Carbon Steel Socket Welds
Video shows walking the cup on a 2" carbon steel socket weld in a tripod vise. Socket welds are not commonly taught in welding schools so hope this helps
TIG welding Different metals
This video shows TIG welding several different alloys. Carbon Steel, 4130, Stainless, and Aluminum. Arc Length is key
TIG welding 18ga Carbon Steel Lap joints - Cube project
This video shows tips, tricks, settings, and techniques for TIG welding 18 ga carbon steel lap joints
TIG Weding 18 ga Carbon steel Cube project
This video shows tips and techniques for tig welding 18 ga outside corner joints along with flash tacking, different cups, and chill bars
Loose vs Tight Ripples on an Outside Corner Bead - Tig Weldng Carbon steel
TIG welding an outside corner joint on 11ga carbon steel and showing different ripple spacing and what that looks like on a cross section macro.
TIG Carbon Steel 4F Overhead Tee
The ABCs of welding are Always BE Comfortable. Finding a way to prop when you are welding overhead can be the main issue and makes a big difference. Sometimes you might even need to use a clamp to prop on . whatever it takes to get comfortable.