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How to Weld Stainless Steel Wire

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Stainless steel has high levels of chromium content which makes it both rust and corrosion resistant.

As such, stainless steel is not the easiest material to weld, but it can be the best welding wire for your application if you choose wisely and work with the product correctly.

If you want to weld stainless steel, you can use stick and wire feed welders.

Using a wire feed or MIG welder will require you to make use of gas.

Generally speaking, you would weld stainless steel in a similar way to welding other metal types, but there are a few things you can do to make this task easier.

These include:
• The stainless steel must be clean before welding. This is helpful because of the high chromium content. Use a wire brush on the surface which will eliminate grease, oil, dirt and similar.

• Use a low heat when welding stainless steel wire and metal. Using a high temperature will result in the material warping. If things start to get to hot, stop for a bit and let the wire cool down.

Only use stainless steel wire rods with a stick welder. You can use either an AC welder or direct current reverse polarity methods depending on the rod’s grade.

• When welding with stainless steel wire, it is important to ensure that all welded areas are treated with primer to prevent future rust or corrosion.

At Sadev Inox our range of stainless steel welding wire is designed for both MIG and TIG welding methods. *

We ensure that our welding wire is ideal for a variety of applications and we are always more than willing to advise and guide you on your welding concerns and challenges.

All of our welding wires have the best chemical make up for the ultimate welded results.

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