Posted March 04, 2010 - 10:07 PM
I tested the circuit with my compressor, it worked great. Now to test my (new to me) welder.
The spool works, check.. the gas works, check. Now a test weld.
Not too bad considering it the very first time I have used the welder and I have no idea were to adjust the settings. Also, this weld was done with straight Argon.
Posted March 04, 2010 - 10:17 PM
Posted March 04, 2010 - 11:00 PM
Posted March 05, 2010 - 05:35 AM
Posted March 05, 2010 - 10:08 AM
Yea, looks good. If that is 1/4 inch plate, I think 200-210 inches per minute and 18-18.5 volts would be right. The welder should have a chart in it somewhere for these settings.
Yes, the welder has a chart on the inside panel. I knew that the heat setting was too low before I even started. I was just laying a test bead, so I did not need great penetration. I just want to make sure it worked okay.
I also wanted to see how the 100% argon would do, I have always used a 80/20 mix in the past.
Posted March 05, 2010 - 10:20 AM
Good job though
Posted March 05, 2010 - 10:25 AM