Welding

Welding

Large range of welders from a choice of manufacturers. Professional and hobby welders, all held in stock and most are available for next business day delivery.

Mig, Tig, and Arc welding are all different types of welding processes that are used to join metal together. Here's a brief overview of the differences between these three types of welding:

  • Mig Welding (Metal Inert Gas welding): Mig welding is a type of welding that uses a continuously-fed wire to create an electric arc between the wire and the base metal. This arc melts the wire, which fuses it to the base metal to create a strong joint. Mig welding is commonly used for welding thick materials and is a relatively fast and easy process.
  • Tig welding (Tungsten Inert Gas welding): Tig welding is a type of welding that uses a non-consumable tungsten electrode to create an electric arc between the electrode and the base metal. This arc melts the base metal, which is then fused together using a filler metal. Tig welding is commonly used for welding thin materials and is a more precise and controlled process than mig welding.
  • Arc welding (Shielded Metal Arc welding): Arc welding is a type of welding that uses a consumable electrode to create an electric arc between the electrode and the base metal. This arc melts the electrode and the base metal, which are then fused together to create a strong joint. Arc welding is commonly used for welding thick materials and is a relatively inexpensive and easy process.

Overall, the main differences between these three types of welding are the type of electrode and the welding process that is used. Each type of welding has its own unique benefits and applications, and the right choice will depend on the specific requirements of the project.




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