7 Causes of Spatter and How to Eliminate It

Mig welding is characterized by sparks and spatter flying all over the place. It looks great on movies, but when we are doing the welding we realize spatter is a bad thing. It creates more work by increasing clean up time, it wastes material, and it can burn you if you are not wearing the […]

Troubleshooting Erratic Wire Feeding

One of the most common troubleshooting calls with the GMAW process has to do with wire feeding problems.  This problem disguises itself in many forms, from arc flaring to lack of penetration.  Sometimes the effects of poor feeding are obvious and easily corrected, other times however it is not easy to spot and fix. If […]