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starting out welding bronze
Niamh - Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 4:08pm
I have been making my own designs for 20 years, but apart from a short stint arc welding 20 years ago, I have been getting welders to do all my welding for me over the last 16 years. I am now in a position where I can start doing all my own welding again and I would welcome some advise. I want to be able to tig weld 2mm and 3mm phosphor bronze sheet ( I have very little experience tig welding). I am going to buy a tig welding machine and before I do that I would welcome any advise as to what ampage a machine I need etc, whether a pedal is essential (for high temp to start, then lower temp to avoid melting etc). I know from watching other welders, that weld porosity is a problem, so any advise on avoiding this would also be very welcome.