Lincoln Electric Publishes Mig Welding Guide
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Lincoln Electric Co. Inc., The
22801 St. Clair Ave.
Cleveland, OH, 44117
Press release date: July 21, 2006
96-Page Handbook Provides Comprehensive Look at the Industry's Dominant Arc Welding Process
Cleveland - Lincoln Electric has published a comprehensive, 96-page GMAW Welding Guide. This all-encompassing handbook focuses on today's dominant welding process, gas metal arc welding (GMAW) or as it is often referred to, MIG welding.
Despite this joining process' 60-year history, research and development continue to provide improvements to the process, resulting in higher quality results. This guide gives insight into these improvements, as well as provides consumers with an in-depth look at the MIG welding process and its applications. Readers will also find technical data and direction, providing them with the opportunity to optimize the operation of the MIG process and all of its variants.
The guide kicks off with a definition and history of the MIG process, along with its advantages, benefits and limitations. It continues with detail on: o Modes of metal transfer o Components of the welding arc o List of appropriate shielding gases o Advanced welding processes for MIG
o An overview of GMAW equipment, guns and accessories o An in-depth look at the MIG welding of carbon and low alloy steels, stainless steels and aluminum alloys o Procedure Guidelines for general welding practices, as well as STT II welding and rapid-arc welding o Glossary of related welding terms and a section on safety procedures o Discussion of proper arc welding safety precautions
Customers can request a copy of Lincoln's new GMAW Welding Guide (request Bulletin C4.200) via phone at (216) 481-8100 or visit www.lincolnelectric.com to view and download the C4.200 GMAW Welding Guide.
The Lincoln Electric Company, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc-welding systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. For more information, visit www.lincolnelectric.com.
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