Topwell Tips :How to prevent sugaring on stainless pipe

Topwell Tips :How to prevent sugaring on stainless pipe

Summary

If you are welding stainless pipe with a purge and your weld is still sugaring, remember argon is heavier than air and flows like water.

If you are welding stainless pipe with a purge and your weld is still sugaring, remember argon is heavier than air and flows like water. Put aluminum tape on the end of the pipe and poke a couple holes toward the top so the pipe fills completely with argon.