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A Guide to MIG Welder

July 19, 2016

What You Need to Know About the MIG Welder

Metal Inert Gas Welding or can be said as MIG Welding combines two pieces of metal together. It is gathered with a consumable wire and it is connected to an electrode current. A wire passes along the welding gun at the same time as the inert gas and the inert gas is used to protect the electrode from contaminants. MIG Welder is the tool to help all of it happened.

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The Process

MIG Welding is an arc welding process the continuous solid wire electrode is fed through a welding gun and into the weld pool. It is joining the two base materials together. The shielding gas will send through the welding gun and protects the weld pool from contamination. You also need to know the fact of MIG stands for Metal Inert Gas, the technical name for it is Gas Metal Arc Welding and the slang name for it is wire welding.

This process enables the home-hobby, artist, farmer or rancher, motorsports or DIY welder to make the most types of fabrication and maintenance or repair welds on material from 24-gauge up to ½-inches thick. Many people turn to MIG welding because they have heard that it is an easy process to learn to the flexibility. Some people claim it is no harder to use than a glue gun. Most people can become competent MIG welders by following some basic advice. You do not need to worry about anything in this process, but please keep your safety. You need to put the safety outfit during the process because you will get touch with the metal. Every step of the process needs your attention since the tools of it is very dangerous to use in naked hand. If you get time to contact to the knife, you have to remember the way to clean it. To clean the knives, you do not need to consider about the rusty if you choose the stainless steel knives material. However, if you choose the iron material, you can get the problem later. Have you get the point of this information?