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'How-to' Welding Class: Gas Weld Vertical and Overhead
This HD video covers vertical and overhead
welding in the gas oxygen-acetylene welding process. See welds and hear comments in real
(If you have enough bandwidth, the video is viewable in
1080P and full-screen mode.)
All-position welding is an essential
skill for weldors. Overhead and vertical welds must take the same form and have the same quality and strength as
simpler "down hand" or "up hand" flat plate beads.
For the automotive or
4x4 fabrication shop, all position welds include motor-to-frame mounts and cross members. Chassis and sheet metal
repairs often require vertical or overhead approaches. Trail repairs involve all position welding,
Here is a horizontal bead
run at an overhead angle. Note the position of the gas welding
torch. Tip is a #2 for this 16-gauge sheet metal, the filler rod is ER70-S2 in 1/16" diameter. Strength and bead
pentration are comparable to any other weld. See the HD video for details!
are six demonstration videos and practice exercises in this section. You will find a variety of gas
welding and brazing articles and HD videos throughout the 'How-to: Welding Class'
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