How to Remove Stick Welding Slag?

Answer Slag forms over a stick weld bead as the protective coating of the stick electrode melts. The slag protects the molten weld from contamination from air in the atmosphere. Removing the slag from a c... Read More »

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Stick Welding Rod Types?

Stick welding is a form of welding that uses a welding rod and either alternating or direct current to join the two pieces that are being welded together. It is referred to as stick welding because... Read More »

How to Begin a Stick Welding?

Stick welding is the most common form of arc welding and is used to join two pieces of metal together, either for repair or metal fabrication. Stick welding is a step far beyond basic wire welding ... Read More »

How to Remove Moisture From Welding Rods?

A welding rod coating creates a shielding slag for the weld puddle, providing protection for the weld against porosity. When the rod coating absorbs moisture, it will have adverse effects on the fi... Read More »

How to Remove a Broken Stud Using Welding?

You can use welding to remove a broken stud without damaging the threads of the hole in which it is screwed. Both TIG and MIG welding will work for this task. Heat the welding metal to the temperat... Read More »