Tina Geraghty

Marketing Specialist
Phoenix International Inc.
8711 W. Port Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53224


Phone: 414-973-3400
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Preventing weld defects through proper consumables care

March 10, 2014

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SMAW electrodes are magnets for moisture if they aren’t properly stored, maintained, or handled. Moisture—hydrogen—can ultimately lead to cracks when deposited into the weld puddle. You can minimize moisture pickup with proper electrode storage and handling procedures to ensure that consumables operate at optimal levels.

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