Stick Welding Electrodes

December 21, 2011

Introduction to Stick Welding and Stick Welding Electrodes The American Welding Society defines SMAW as Shielded Metal Arc Welding SMAW is commonly known as stick welding or manual arc welding, and is where you use stick welding electrodes. Stick welding and stick welding electrodes are the most widely used arc welding process in the world and [...]

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6012 Welding Rods

September 18, 2011

E6012 [E4312] electrodes are indicated by low penetrating arc and dense slag, which completely covers the bead. This might lead to incomplete root transmission in fillet welded joints. The covers are full of titania, usually exceeding 35 % by weight, in most cases are known to because the “titania” or “rutile” type. The covers generally [...]

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6011 Welding Rods

September 18, 2011

E6011 [E4311] electrodes are created to be combined with ac current and also to duplicate the usability qualities and mechanical qualities from the E6010 [E4310] classification. Although also functional with dcep (electrode positive), a reduction in joint transmission is going to be noted when in comparison towards the E6010 [E4310] electrodes. Arc action, slag, and [...]

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6010 Welding Rods

September 18, 2011

E6010 [E4310] electrodes (welding rods) are characterized by a deeply penetrating, forceful, spray type arc and readily removable, thin, friable slag which may not seem to completely cover the weld bead. Fillet welds usually have a relatively flat weld face and have a rather coarse, unevenly spaced ripple. The coverings are high in cellulose, usually [...]

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Welding Electrode Holder (or Stinger)

September 18, 2011

Electrode Holder (or Stinger) The stinger receives the amperage and directs it through the electrode to form the arc. The electrode holder should be well insulated, have a strong spring to firmly grasp the electrode, and a release lever to exchange the electrodes easily.

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What is Glove Box

September 17, 2011

Glove Box A sealed, protectively lined compartment with ports to which gloves are attached for use in handling materials inside the compartment.

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What is Glass Bead Finishing

September 17, 2011

Glass Bead Finishing Process utilizing compressed air to bombard a surface with small particles of fused soda lime glass. Results are controllable and predictable and will not wear machine components rapidly like other abrasives.

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What is Four and Five Axis Machining

September 17, 2011

Four and Five Axis Machining The use of multi-directional tool movement in a machine in which tools are held on axes which provide rotating vertical and horizontal motions on different planes.

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What is Fiber Optics

September 17, 2011

Fiber Optics Thin transparent fibers of glass or plastic that are enclosed by material of a lower index of refraction and that transmit light throughout their length by internal reflections.

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What is Exotic Metal

September 17, 2011

Exotic Metal Any metal not commonly used in fabrication of parts, e.g., Waspaloy, Greek Ascoloy, Hastelloy, Kovars, Inconels.

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