Tag: Slag

  • Why Welding Electrodes Are Coated

    Why Welding Electrodes Are Coated

    Electrodes are an essential component of arc welding. Each method utilizes its own unique type of electrode to achieve the arc necessary for fusion. Because of this, electrodes can look very different between types of arc welding. Within each electrode family are different variations specific to certain applications. For example, some electrodes are coated—each unique…