How to Repair a Wire Feed Welder?

Answer Wire feed welders -- also known as MIG (metal inert gas) welders -- use a continuous solid wire feed and external gas supply to produce welds, and are a vital tool for mechanics, metal-workers and ... Read More »

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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 »

Wire-Feed Welder Tips?

Wire-feed welding, also called MIG welding, uses a continuous and consumable wire electrode fed through the welding gun, along with an inert gas to protect the weld from the atmosphere. Welders ori... Read More »

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 »