Understanding MIG/Mag Welding Process, Machines and accessories

Understanding MIG/MAG Welding Process, Machines and Accessories.

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) / Metal Active Gas (MAG) welding refers to a group of arc welding processes that use the heat generated by a DC electric arc to fuse the metal in the joint area. A continuous electrode (the wire) is fed by powered feed rolls (wire feeder) into the weld pool.

An electric arc is created between the tip of the wire and the weld pool. The wire is progressively melted at the same speed at which it is being fed and forms part of the weld pool. Both the arc and the weld pool are protected against atmospheric contamination by a shield of inert (non-reactive) gas. Mig Mag Welding machines can be purchased from our online store here

Diagram of a typical MIG/MAG setup for welding

The MIG/MAG process is suited to a variety of applications provided the shielding gas, electrode (wire) size and welding parameters have been correctly set. Welding parameters include the voltage, travel speed, arc (stick-out) length and wire feed rate. The arc voltage and wire feed rate will determine the filler metal transfer method.

Schematic of the MIG/MAG welding, FCAW and MCAW process

Mig Mag Welding Machines and Accessories are sold in our industrial supply store online, We supply to any location within Nigeria and West Africa in general kindly look in our store online and Let us know what you are looking for.

Feb 12, 2016 Nneka Ukaejiofo

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