Summer 2020 Contents:                                                                                                Issue No. 47


Electrode Life Issues in Resistance Welding (click here to download pdf article)

Electrode life is an important factor in proper setup of a resistance welding process since an unreasonably short life will result in frequent line stoppage and excessive tooling costs. There are multiple factors that affect electrode life including materials, process parameters, design, equipment, and regrinding fixtures. This newsletters discusses all the factors and provides suggestions to avoid the common pitfalls.