MIG and TIG 101

Hegland, Don
August 2008
Assembly;Aug2008, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p8
The article presents a comparison between metal inert gas (MIG) welding and tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding. According to the author, these are widely used in manufacturing either in manual or automated and semiautomated systems. It notes that a consumable wire electrode that continuously fed into the molten weld pool is being used in MIG welding, while a nonconsumable tungsten electrode and filler metal, which can be fed either manually or automatically, if needed, is being used in TIG welding.


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