Guidelines For Tungsten Electrodes The Fabricator
Choosing one of the six commonly available tungsten electrodes is a crucial first step in successful gas tungsten arc welding GTAW. In addition, tip preparation is critical. The electrode choices are pure tungsten, 2 percent thoriated, 2 percent ceriated, 1.5 percent lanthanated, zirconiated, and rare earth. The end preparations are balled, pointed, and truncated.