Flux Core Arc Welding

Flux Core Arc Welding

Information and Guidance to FCAW Flux core arc welding (FCAW) was introduced in the 1950’s as an alternative to shielded metal arc welding (SMAW). The advantage of FCAW over SMAW is that the use of the stick electrodes used in SMAW is unnecessary. This helped FCAW to...
Shielded Metal Arc Welding

Shielded Metal Arc Welding

Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), also known as manual metal arc welding (MMA or MMAW), or regularly as stick welding is a manual arc welding process that uses a consumable electrode covered with a flux to produce the weld. An electric current, in the form of either...

Distortion

Distortion – Types and causes This article covers several key issues on distortion in arc welded fabrications, especially basic types of and factors affecting the degree of distortion. What causes distortion? Because welding involves highly localised heating of...
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