Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: Tig filler rods

  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    57
    Post Thanks / Like

    Tig filler rods

    What are the best filler rods for tig welding 18 ga steel?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Location
    central Wis.
    Posts
    5,966
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: Tig filler rods

    I would use .045 70s2. If you can't find .045, 1/16 would work but it's more difficult.

  3. Likes motolife313 liked this post
  4. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Location
    city of Four Flags
    Posts
    2,018
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: Tig filler rods

    .045 mig wire would work also.

  5. #4
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Posts
    856
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: Tig filler rods

    I would actually use .035 vs .045.

  6. Likes Oscar, LtBadd liked this post
  7. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2018
    Location
    Clovis California
    Posts
    3,451
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: Tig filler rods

    Mig with .023 or flex core 0.030
    Faster than TIG welding unless it is a hobby.

    Dave

    Quote Originally Posted by johnfin View Post
    What are the best filler rods for tig welding 18 ga steel?

  8. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    SoCal-LA
    Posts
    9,902
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: Tig filler rods

    Quote Originally Posted by smithdoor View Post
    Mig with .023 or flex core 0.030
    Faster than TIG welding unless it is a hobby.

    Dave
    Mig with this.https://www.esabna.com/us/en/product...easy-grind.cfm
    Weld like a "WELDOR", not a wel-"DERR"
    MillerDynasty700DX,Dynasty350DX4ea,Dynasty200DX,Li ncolnSW200-2ea.,MillerMatic350P,MillerMatic200w/spoolgun,MKCobraMig260,Lincoln SP-170T,PlasmaCam/Hypertherm1250,HFProTig2ea,MigMax1ea.

  9. #7
    Join Date
    Mar 2018
    Location
    Clovis California
    Posts
    3,451
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: Tig filler rods

    Looks great 👍.

    Dave

    Quote Originally Posted by shovelon View Post

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Page generated in 1,638,069,229.64952 seconds with 14 queries