Welding By The Numbers
Dr. Joe Maj, AirVenture volunteer in the Gas welding workshops and SportAir Workshop instructor shares his three key numbers for gas welding success. If you adopt these three key numbers, you will learn to gas weld much quicker and easier.
In Steel and Welding
Tube Coping with Angle Grinder
EAA Technical Aviation Expert Tim Hoversten demonstrates the use of an inexpensive angle grinder with a 60 grit flap disc to shape steel tubing when fitting joints for welding.
500th Hints for Homebuilder Special! TIG Welding Acute Angles
500th Hints for Homebuilder Special! Welding in tight places with an acute angle can be very challenging. Charlie Becker from the EAA staff demonstrates a TIG welding technique using a gas lens and modified tungsten position.
Welding Helmets Overview
Not all welding helmets are the same. Charlie Becker from the EAA staff reviews the basic and some special features of helmets and discusses how more than one helmet is useful when welding aircraft structures.
Filler Rods for Gas Welding 4130
Dr. Joe Maj, AirVenture volunteer in the Gas welding workshops and SportAir Workshop instructor shows us the top choices for filler rod for gas welding 4130, and the application for each one.
TIG Welding Accessories Overview
Charlie Becker from the EAA staff provides an overview of several accessories you might want to acquire when setting up your new TIG welding system.
TIG Welding Tips
Charlie Becker from the EAA staff provides several tips and tricks to obtain the best possible TIG welds.