arc welding electrode

  • Five Steps to Improving Your Stick Welding Technique ...

    Prepare. While stick welding may be the most forgiving process on dirty or rusty metal, don't use that as an excuse for not properly cleaning the material. Use a wire brush or grinder to remove dirt, grime or rust from the area to be welded. Ignoring these steps hurt your chances to make a good weld the first time.

  • Arc Welding Fundamentals - Lincoln Electric

    In arc welding, the intense heat needed to melt metal is produced by an electric arc. The arc is formed between the actual work and an electrode (stick or wire) that is manually or mechanically guided along the joint. The electrode can either be a rod with the purpose .

  • 1910.254 - Arc welding and cutting. | Occupational Safety ...

    On all types of arc welding machines, control apparatus shall be enclosed except for the operating wheels, levers, or handles. 1910.254(b)(4)(iii) Input power terminals, tap change devices and live metal parts connected to input circuits shall be completely enclosed and accessible only by means of tools.

  • Stick electrode and welding basics - The FABRICATOR