Welding Basics: Techniques for Tig, Mig & Arc Welds : Setting Wire Speed & Voltage for Welding

Hello! My name is Mac and on behalf of expertvillage.com I am here to discuss MIG welding. Now the use of the MIG welding equipment is really very simple. It is an easy process to operate. One of the most difficult aspects of it is, however, setting the right wire speed and voltage. Think of […]

Welding Basics: Techniques for Tig, Mig & Arc Welds : Setting Up a Welding Machine

Hello! My name is Mac and on behalf of expertvillage.com I am here to discuss some of the uses of MIG welding. In particular today, we will be discussing how to set the MIG welding machine up to start welding. First of all you need to plug your welding machine into the proper voltage. Make […]

Welding Basics: Techniques for Tig, Mig & Arc Welds : Basics of Welding Machinery

Hello! My name is Mac and on behalf of expertvillage.com I am here to discuss the arc welding process called MIG welding. MIG is a short form that stands for Metal Inert Gas welding, it is a very popular, easy to use arc welding process. It consists of a very high strength steel wire coiled […]

Welding Basics: Techniques for Tig, Mig & Arc Welds : What is Tig Welding?

Hello! My name is Mac and on behalf of expertvillage.com I am here to discuss the art of TIG welding. Now TIG welding is an arc welding process that is used mostly in the nuclear power industry or the food and beverage or pharmaceutical industries to produce very high purity welds. Unlike MIG welding where […]

Welding Basics: Techniques for Tig, Mig & Arc Welds : Proper Start & Stop Techniques for Welding

Hello! My name is Mac and on behalf of expertvillage.com I am going to give you some tips and techniques on welding. Previously we had discussed running a string or bead and the proper direction of travel and how a student makes a proper bead of weld. These electrodes eventually become used up as you […]

Welding Basics: Techniques for Tig, Mig & Arc Welds : Modes of Operation on a Welding Machine

Hello! My name is Mac and on behalf of expertvillage.com I am here to discuss MIG welding. Many MIG machines have three different kinds of modes of metal transfer. That is the arc characteristic that deposits the weld metal in the arc welding puddle. In the bottom one third of the machine’s range of capability […]