How to Reduce Spatter With a Wire Welder?

Answer Welding with a wire welder, known as a MIG welder, results in spatter. Spatter is the remnants of the wire electrode that do not fuse with the weld puddle and splatter on the surface surrounding th... Read More »

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What is a flux wire welder?

According to Lincoln Electric, a Cleveland-based welding and cutting products company, wire feed welding offers high productivity efficiency and a low skill level requirement, making it an ideal ar... Read More »

What is a flux wire welder used for?

Flux wire welding, or flux-cored wire welding, is typically used in thicker metals that have rust, dirt and buildup. It is also used when appearance is not a priority, or when cleanup for appearanc... Read More »

What is a wire feed welder?

A wire feed welder uses a spool of wire to weld metal. The wire is fed through a lead by a set of grooved rolls. You control the rolls speed with a control mounted on the front of the welding machi... Read More »

How to Wire a Welder Plug?

A welder can use the same electrical source as that of a clothes dryer with a three-prong plug. For this to work, the welder needs to wire into a plug with prongs shaped and spaced the same as the ... Read More »