Welding is a procedure to form a permanent metallic bond by heating the joints to the melting point, and cooling it again. This forms the two different parts into a single object. Being the strongest bond among all different types of welding application, this technique is alluring in all engineering sectors.

Three types of welding types are very much popular in Australia- MIG welding, TIG welding, and Flux-cored welding. The procedures of the welding are as followed.

MIG Welding

This is the easiest procedure for the new welders. This type of welding starts with Metal Inert Gas (MIG), which is also known as Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW). MIG welding is based on creating an electrical circuit that runs through the metals that should be joined together.

The circuit completes immediately when it touches the metal object. Pulling back the wire completes the electric arc that heats up to thousand degrees of Fahrenheit. As a result, the wire and the metal plate melt partially, and it creates a metal pool that helps join the sheets and becomes concrete after cooling.

Every available site welder in Sydney continues using the welding gun that helps melt the wire and metal sheets with its touch of heated tip.

TIG Welding

TIG welding stands for Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) and it uses Tungsten, as it is one of the best sheet-connecting materials. This welding process takes quite a longer time than MIG welding. However, it offers more percussion. TIG welding sometimes named As (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding). Also, not all types of metal are suitable for this welding but tungsten. Also, this type of welding is needed in aluminium and used. In spite of all other similarities, the TIG welding procedure is involved electrode. The professionals for welding fabrication in Parramatta inform that their TIG welding circuit also needs foot pedals that are used to adjust the running current through the electrical circuit created between the tungsten electrode and metal objects. In this technique, the heat increases and decreases slowing from the metal. Therefore, it helps prevent the brittleness of the metal sheet.

Flux-Cored Welding

Flux-cored welding is the third popular welding types that almost all welders use in Sydney. This method is called Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) and it used continuously fed electrode tube in the place of wire that is used in MIG welding. The tube is made of metal outside, and the flux agents are poured in the core. During the welding, the flux melts and creates a stony liquid and gas that creates a strong joining.

What are the Welding Equipment?

Once the welders choose their welding method, the next step is to choose the right welding equipment. They can choose a MIG welder or a MIG/Stick/TIG multi-process welder that goes with all three welding procedure.

The next important tool is the welding helmet that protects the welders’ face and eyes from the extreme heat that is created during the whole procedure. Latest auto-darkening helmets set the light level, so that the welders can work continuously without any problem with eyes.

Bottom Line:

A higher amperage welding machines are required in Aluminium welding. Therefore, choosing a steadfast machine that is strong and speedy is required. Also, one has to very sure about the welding company from where they are hiring the team.

Author's Bio: 

The author of the article is a veteran in welder in one of the reputed welding and fabrication companies, and has deep knowledge in welding fabrication and responsibilities of Site Welder in Sydney. All articles of the author reflect engineering and fabrication related services.