Mark Kadlec

Welding Engineer
Miller Electric Mfg. Co.
1635 W. Spencer St.
Appleton, WI 54912

Phone: 800-426-4553

Arc Welding | Articles | Practical Welding Today

6 tips for better GTAW results

March 16, 2016 | By Mark Kadlec

Keep these tips in mind for GTAW applications to help you save time and money in rework and to help ensure a quality finished weld. Taking some extra steps in preparation and setup can help you complete the job on schedule and avoid the cost and hassle of troubleshooting or rework later in the welding process.

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Only the clean survive -

Arc Welding | Articles | The Tube & Pipe Journal

Only the clean survive

March 1, 2013 | By Mark Kadlec

Titanium is favored for its extreme strength and corrosion resistance, but improper weld preparation and the introduction of oxygen and other contaminants into the weld zone can render it useless.

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welding minimal distortion

Arc Welding | Articles | The Tube & Pipe Journal

Pulsed GTAW for stainless steel

April 1, 2010 | By Kirk Webb, Mark Kadlec, Brad Hemmert

Some welders swear that stainless steel warps if you just look at it wrong. This is an exaggeration, but it does reflect the metal's low rate of thermal conductivity, which causes the input heat to remain localized; localized heating and cooling promotes distortion. Adding more heat doesn't...

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