An Argon mix is a shielding gas mixture which provides welds of excellent appearance. Suitable for use on low alloy, high tensile, quenched and tempered steels. Suitable for solid wires and some flux core wires It is supplied in high pressure cylinders.
PacShield 5/2 (3-part Mix) consists of 93% Argon, 5% CO2 and 2% Oxygen
Typical uses of an Argon mix
MIG welding of mild and carbon steels
What are the advantages of using an Argon mix?
Heavy section, deep penetration, low spatter
The CO2 content means suitable for welding galvanised metals