Lessons on how to MIG weld

 Learn how to MIG weld with a set of comprehensive lessons compiled for the beginner or semi-professional welder.

 Lesson 1: MIG WELDING SAFETY.  

 This tutorial guides through the hazards involved.

 Radation burns, electric shock, arc eye, welding fume & the potential for fire.

 We discuss the need to check your equipment & work area before welding, how to avoid burns, treatment for arc eye and catalogue the necessary fume extraction & PPE required to    protect yourself and other operatives.

 

 Lesson 2; MIG WELDING EXPLAINED

 A nuts & bolts summary of how the MIG welding process actually works.

 We explain what roles the welding circuit, power source, Mig torch, filler wire & earth return lead fulfil.

 

 Lesson 3; SETTING UP A MIG WELDER

 This article offers an understanding of MIG welding machine controls and how to set your welding parameters.

 Knowing your welding machine. We look at a typical step voltage Mig welder & guide you through the settings.

 Lesson 4; T FILLET WELDING

 We explore this most common type of welded joint & discuss the necessary techniques required to master the process.