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  • Andrew J 649
    replied to tig welding muntz metal
    Thanks ryanjones2150. Im welding the parts, though the weld puddle is shallow, there is definitely mixing of the base metal with the filler. I find that as soon as you try to get more than a small/shallow puddle the base (muntz metal) sort of boils and pops. So the penetration tends to be minimal, but...
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  • Andrew J 649
    replied to tig welding muntz metal
    How do you mean Ryan? To heat up and place under the work? Or to draw heat away from the work. Im finding if anything i need to pre-heat the work with a torch then make my welds.
    Right now the problem is color match of filler to muntz. Pictured is a small test. The base metal is the 1/4"...
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  • Im very happy with the used Wilton/Arboga gear head drill press i picked up off craigslist not long ago. Really nice to be able to go way down in the low range for larger diameter holes in stainless. Its the A2608. Got it for 900 + moving costs. More than i wanted to spend, but so far its been the...
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  • Andrew J 649
    replied to tig welding muntz metal
    Yes. Me too, but its just a small thing and i thought i could do it quickly. Wow was i wrong.
    I finally found my notes on this subject, copied from welding tips a tricks. What i really didn't know (or remember) was what to do on AC balance, and found that Jody recommends max penetration/zero cleaning....
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  • Andrew J 649
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    tig welding muntz metal

    Does anyone have tips on tig welding muntz metal (60% copper 40%zinc)? Im getting mixed results in both AC and DC neg, though i have seen both recommended on other threads.
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