MIG Welding Tips: Drag & Pull Welding Techniques
Welding Tips – Drag & Pull Techniques
Reading Electric, a leading supplier of electro-mechanical equipment, services, and problem solver for Industrial and Commercial customers for over 50 years provides technical information to the Region’s Residential, Commercial and Industrial Community. This Bulletin provides information on tips to improve your MIG Welding ‘Drag and Pull Techniques’.
Always read and follow the safety precautions and operational instructions in your owner’s manual.
- A drag or pull gun technique will give you a bit more penetration and a narrower bead. A push gun technique will give you a bit less penetration, and a wider bead. (Refer to Diagram 3).
- When welding a fillet, the leg of the weld should be equal to the thickness of the parts welded. (Refer to Diagram10).
- Compare your weld to photos to determine proper adjustments.
*Information contributed by Miller Electric
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