arc welding help types of metal

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Old 06-24-04, 10:36 PM
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greetings all I am knew to this welding bit. I have just a hobby 50 amp 110 electric lincoln welder. my can someone let me know if im able to weld galvanized? also will this weld stainless & aluminum? I understand that this will not weld thick gauge was just curious of what metal it will weld.


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Old 06-25-04, 02:44 PM
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scarrington,

It is unsafe to weld galvanized due to the toxic fumes that are given off.

If this is a stick welder you can get rods for stainless and aluminum but the low power would make it a frustrating experience.

I would stick to mild steel in a thickness no greater that 1/8 using 1/16" rod.
6013 would be a good rod to try.
 
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