TITLE

Top gun

AUTHOR(S)
MONK, ANDY
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Aug2009, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents troubleshooting tips when performing metal inert gas (MIG) welding. It is suggested that in order to avoid any MIG weld defects, one should first check the MIG welding gun and its consumables for any flaws prior to performing the task. Suggested solutions on welding problems such as contact tip burnback, weld porosity and erratic arc are presented.
ACCESSION #
44235134

 

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