View Single Post
Old 01-30-2011, 05:05 AM
Dan's Avatar
Dan Dan is offline
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Moosylvania
Posts: 11,850
Default Re: Welcome To The Welding & Metalworking Forum

Originally Posted by Hammond Egger View Post
The $64,000.00 question. With a flux wire welder on 16 or 18 guage metal do you push or pull the puddle.
I have the same question Hammond. Came to the conclusion after watching vid after vid on the net that I would just try both until I found which method worked best for me. Seems like so many folks use one or the other method that I could not find a definitive answer. More seem to push but is close.

Push & Pull Technique for Welding: Welding Basics: Techniques for Tig, Mig & Arc Welds |

But I have maybe 5 hrs total welding time so dunno.
worst apocalypse ever
Reply With Quote