Why Won’t My Welder Run 6010 Rods?

Why Won’t My Welder Run 6010 Rods?

If you try to use cellulosic stick electrodes such as E6010s with a common stick welder, you will probably be disappointed. The electrode doesn’t want to maintain a stable arc or doesn’t start at all….

Stick Welding (SMAW) Electrodes: Specifications and Categories

Stick Welding (SMAW) Electrodes: Specifications and Categories

The stick welding electrodes design offers the simplicity, portability, and versatility of the stick welding (SMAW) process. However, there are many different welding electrodes. After reading this article, you will learn about the characteristics of…

What Is Stick Welding (SMAW)? Beginners Guide

What Is Stick Welding (SMAW)? Beginners Guide

Stick welding (or SMAW) is the first welding process many welders start with. It’s where I started a long time ago, and I still use it for many of my welding projects. This article will…