Welding

July 6, 2017 at 5:32 pm

Tried some welding today, MIG.  I’ve been making the Faraday cage with Dad, and he’s done the welding as he’s experienced at it, while I’ve done most of the cutting/grinding/drilling etc.  More about the Faraday cage and some pictures up soon.

 

I thought it was going to be quite hard to get any sort of decent weld going, not the case.  I’m finding it tricky to get a consistently clean + good weld, and the welder sometimes doesn’t want to co-operate, not sparking steadily – though that may is probably down to my own newbie technique.  Wirebrushing the welds cleans them up nicely.  All the steel was 5mm.

 

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