Tim Hensley

Distribution Support Manager
Tubular Wire Division, Hobart Brothers
101 Trade Square East
Troy, OH 45373
metal-cored wires

Consumables | Articles | Practical Welding Today

Demystifying metal-cored wires

March 14, 2011 | By Tim Hensley

Even though metal-cored wires have been gaining popularity in recent years, there seems to be some mystery and misconceptions surrounding this filler metal. To better understand these wires it helps to consider the technology behind them and the applications for which they are best suited. Additionally, it is important to know the general characteristics of metal-cored wires, along with the ways they can provide potential improvements in the welding operation.

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Cutting and Weld Prep | Articles | Practical Welding Today

Time and money

July 12, 2005 | By Anthony Nikodym, Tim Hensley

To choose the best tubular electrode, you should consider some basic factors relevant to any welding application: base metal, gas, weld size, and joint position requirements.

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