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Current

SMAW AC DCEN DCEP

Voltage

GTAW AC DCEN DCEP Constant High Frequency Voltage(with AC) High Frequency Voltage can be used but not mandatory(with DC) CC(Drooper) Argon Helium Nitrogen Hydrogen Nonconsumable No Flux EWP EWth-1 EWZr-1 EWCe-2 Autogenous Automatic Hot wire Multi-electrode No Slag

GMAW DC DCEN(seldom) DCEP

FCAW DC DCEN DCEP

SAW AC (tandem arc) DCEN DCEP(penetration)

Welding Mach. Gases

CC(Drooper)

Electrode Flux Electrode Designation

Variations

Consumable Flux(Cover) E7018 E10016-D2 E9018-B3L E309L-16 Type of electrode Size of Electrode Position of welding

CV Ar(Most Common) CO2 He Ar-O / ArCO2/ArHe Consumable No Flux ER49S ER49S-B2

CV CO2 Ar

CV No Gas

Consumable Flux(Core) EXXXT-1

Consumable Flux(Powder) FXXXX-ELXXX

Slag Transfer M.

Field Operation Application Positions

Yes Surface Tension Magnetic Pinch Gravity Field or Shop Manual All Positions

Semiautomatic

Wire feed speed Voltage or polarity Welding Speed E.Stickout Gun Angle No Slag Short Circuit Globular Spray Not Suitable Semiautomatic

Wire feed speed Arc Voltage Travel Speed E.Stickout Electrode angles Yes

Wire feed speed Arc Voltage Travel Speed E.Stick out-CTTW Polarity and Current Type Yes

Semiautomatic

Automatic Flat&Horizontal