Jerry Mathison

Senior Sales Application Engineer
ESAB Welding & Cutting Products
411 S. Ebenezer Road
Florence, SC 29501

Phone: 843-669-4411

Choose wisely when welding thin sheet -

Choose wisely when welding thin sheet

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.

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Jerry Mathison and Jay Ginder

Welding heat treatable steels

March 14, 2011

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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?

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GMAW transfer modes

Understanding transfer modes for GMAW

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.

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