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Rebel EMP 235ic MIG/TIG/Stick #0558012702
Rebel EMP 235ic MIG/TIG/Stick #0558012702
$3,799.00
$4,599.00
Forney 220 AC/DC TIG Welder Package #420
$2,199.99
Miller XMT 350 Mig Runner Package CC/CV Multiprocess
$7,135.00
$8,868.00
Out of Stock
ESAB REBEL EM 235IC MIG WELDER #0558012700
ESAB REBEL EM 235IC MIG WELDER #0558012700
$2,240.00
$2,807.00
Out of Stock

Welders for Cast Iron

Welding Machines for Cast IronCast iron is one of the most difficult materials to weld. White cast iron, in particular, can be one of the most stubborn metals to work with. If tough jobs are regularly on your do-list, count on Welders Supply for the welding equipment and accessories you need to get the work done.

Since 1938, we’ve been supplying the tools for everything from light repair work around homes and ranches to large scale industrial fabrication. Besides having unbeatably low prices on top quality welding equipment, Welders Supply is pleased to offer free shipping on all orders over $300 (within the continental US).

About Cast Iron Welding

One of the keys to great welds on cast iron is maintaining the temperature of the metal. To do this, you need to make sure that the item is heated evenly and slowly before welding. While you weld however, you still should try to keep the weld to 1 inch, with peening at the end for strength. Then, allow the item to cool down gradually.

In the case of a major crack, you’ll need a different method of welding to ensure the damage does not get any worse. Referred to as “the studding method,“ it involves drilling holes into the cast iron and attaching the cast iron filler metal, then welding screws in place and completely immersing the entire surface of the filler metal with weld deposit. After cooling (either through the pre-heated method or air cooling), you will be able to weld the two sides of the item back together.

Another common problem is cast iron cracking at the site of the weld. If the cast iron needs to be water tight, sealer compounds can be used to prevent cracks from widening or releasing liquid already within the cast iron object.

For information on welders for cast iron welding, or any of our other products, Contact a Welders Supply associate.
Tillman Premium Kidskin Tig Gloves #24C
Tillman 24C Premium Kidskin TIG Gloves
$16.20
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Jackson Nemesis Safety Glasses Smoke/Mirror #25688
Jackson Nemesis Safety Glasses Smoke/Mirror #25688
$4.00
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Jackson Safety VIBE Earmuff #20774
Jackson Safety, VIBE Earmuff
$13.85
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Tillman Green Sleeves #6217
Tillman Green Sleeves
$8.58
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Tillman Leather Welding Jacket #3280
Tillman Leather Welding Jacket
$88.65
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Shop Hypertherm Powermax 45 Nozzle Part #220671 at Welder Supply
Hypertherm Powermax 45 Nozzle (Pack of 5)
$25.00
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Revco Economy Mesh Safety Vest #SVO105
ECONOMY MESH - HOOK AND LOOP FRONTSAFETY VEST
$1.60
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Tillman Backhand Pads Part#550
Tillman Backhand Pad
$13.55
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Miller Fastip Contact Tips #2061(86,87,88,89,90)
Miller Fastip Contact Tips 2061(86,87,88,89,90)
$47.95
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Millermatic 211 Auto-Set Mig Welder
Millermatic 211 Auto-Set Mig Welder
$1,935.00
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