August 1, 2013
Gas metal arc welding is an effective method for joining thin-gauge materials-- from 24-gauge to 0.1875-in. carbon steel and 18-gauge to 0.1875-in. stainless steel. But extra attention should be paid to the equipment and the welding technique to minimize burn-through and distortion.
March 14, 2011
Our shop won a contract that requires welding 4130 steel. I've been told this is a heat-treatable steel. Can you tell me which different welding procedures have to be used to weld this material?
December 14, 2008
The mode of transfer you choose when using gas metal arc welding depends on your requirements, application, and equipment. This also affects the type of filler metal you use.