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Mig welding gas

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 1950Gasser, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. pitman
    Joined: May 14, 2006
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    pitman

    Argon being inert, each gas having a density, guess a mixing it up wouldn't hurt, anyone?
     
  2. lostone
    Joined: Oct 13, 2013
    Posts: 1,287

    lostone
    Member
    from kansas

    80/20 mix for over 20 yrs now for the mig. 100 argon on the tig.
     
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  3. For MIG welding steel, I use 75/25. For MIG welding aluminum, I use Argon. You can MIG weld steel with pure Argon, but the gas costs more, you won't get the penetration of the 75/25.
    For the TIG, I use pure Argon for everything.
    Buy your own bottles, it is worth the investment.
    Weldingtricksandtips, is a youtube site that has excellent information on MIG and TIG welding
    http://www.weldingtipsandtricks.com/Mig-welding-tips.html
    Bob
     
  4. wedgehead63
    Joined: Jul 7, 2008
    Posts: 48

    wedgehead63
    Member
    from Auburn KY

    That's the complete correct answer, boss!!
     

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