Vertical Up MIG Welding

May 7, 2020

In this video, we explain the technique and settings needed to perform a vertical up weld.

In our example, we are using 8mm steel. As a general guide, when transitioning from down hand to vertical up you decrease your wire speed by 3-4m/min and your voltage by 5-6V.

The Technique

Starting at the base of the weld, build the foundation by weaving back and forth in a triangular motion.

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