Hi, 45 on the bevel, less than 1/16" for a land and about 1/8" gap between the pieces. You will never penetrate otherwise. If you do, you are going to have some dog ugly welds.
Originally Posted by hmantractors View Post
You won't get 100% penetration on most things, and often it's not required, either. There's some give and take, it depends on what's being welded, like if you're welding a bracket on and both sides of the weldment will have weld, then that's just as fine and dandy.
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