A gas that cools the weld zone to prevent cracking.
A gas that prevents porosity by burning a hot neutral flame.
A gas that does not chemically react with other elements to help produce a quality weld.
A gas that heats up the weld zone to create a better quality weld.
The coating insulates the welder from electric shocks.
The coating helps clean the weld zone from contaminates such as rust or paint.
The coating prevents water from damaging the electrode.
The coating produces a protective gas to prevent porosity.
No protection is required
Wash with soap and water
Grind back to bare metal
Nothing, I would weld over it
Give it a light sand with 240 grit sandpaper
It works well in the wind.
You can safely weld in wet conditions with it
It takes less operator skill than other weld types
It is slow and accurate which is good for very thin metal
Give it a quick grind to make sure the metal is clean
Grind a single bevel preparation
Grind a double V preparation
Contact tip and shroud
Contact tip and drive rollers
Gas diffuser and drive rollers
Gas bottle and earth clamp
No treatment required for stainless
Quench in water to remove oxides
Apply pickling paste
Oil to stop rust
Put it back in the store
Only use it one more time, then get it fixed
Take it out of service, report it and if required, tag it
Because you will get too sweaty
It is fine to wear
Because static electricity can build up cause shocks
Because it can catch fire easily and melt to your skin