Prevention and Control of Distortion in Arc Welding

In many fields of modern industry, electric arc welding is accomplishing miracles of production. Powerful diesel-electric locomotives are being made lighter and stronger, by using arc welds in place of bolts, rivets and castings. These penstock tubes at Shasta Dam were arc welded, to eliminate all joints which might otherwise leak or corrode. New methods […]

DIY Micro-Arc-Welding Aluminum Foil

Today I am going to try an insane welding experiment. I am going to try to weld 2 very thin pieces of aluminum foil together. My equipment is a DC power supply which is to about 23 volts and 4 to 5 amps I’ve got my copper welding table. Negative ground. My stick welder will […]