TIG Time Episode 21 - How to Weld 4130 Chrome Moly (Part 3)
In this episode Mr. TIG shows you how to weld the 4130 Chrome Moly that goes into the landing gear of a Belite "Ultralight" Aircraft. While most of the aircraft is built of Aluminum, the landing gear is built from 4130 Chrome Moly for its extra strength. Find some welding tips that not only apply to the welding of landing gear, but all TIG welding.
As requested by you, the viewer, here are some shots of the completed weld:
With over 30 years experience, Wyatt Swaim is known throughout the world as the leading expert in the TIG Welding Industry. Wyatt founded Hi-Tech Welding Services Inc. in 1986, developing a complete production facility geared towards providing the highest level of welding, R&D, welding engineering, and metallurgy to high technology industries. This facility includes TIG, Plasma and Electron Beam Welding, as well as Non-Destructive Testing, X-Ray and Penetrant Inspection. The author of a number of articles on high technology welding, today, Wyatt consults for The Lincoln Electric Company, and is dedicated to training others to the level of Aerospace TIG Welding. Known throughout the industry as "Mister TIG", Wyatt conducts advanced training seminars for the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), Motorsports teams, and is part of the trackside welding team at the Indy 500. He has done IRL and CART race welding throughout the United States and Brazil, and regularly demonstrates TIG Welding at the AWS Show, the Essen Welding Show in Germany, and the Canadian Welding Show. Most recently he can be seen every Friday as the star of Weld.com's online series, TIG Time, where he shows the beginner to the scientist how to become a better TIG welder. Wyatt can be reached at MrTIG@weld.com or at email@example.com.
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