Mig Weld Trouble-Shooting: Common Problems & Solutions

Having issues with your mig welds? We’ll take a look at a number of common problems (been there, done that) in this How Not To Weld video on the GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) Process.

Here’s what we talk about, in order:

  • Traveling Too Fast
  • Traveling Too Slow
  • Too Much WFS (Wire Feed Speed)
  • Too Little WFS (Wire Feed Speed)
  • Too Much Stick-Out
  • Not Enough Stick-Out
  • Wrong Polarity
  • No Shielding Gas… Or Not Enough Shielding Gas
  • Welding “Too Hot”
  • Welding “Too Cold”