The learner will demonstrate knowledge of GMAW techniques by identifying fundamental terms.

## GMAW: Fundamentals Set 2

When all other variables are held constant, an increase in welding current results in all except:

## Correct!

When all other variables are held constant, an increase in welding current results in all except:

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When all other variables are held constant, an increase in welding current results in all except:

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## GMAW: Fundamentals Set 2

When the welding gun lead is connected to the positive terminal, the polarity is designated as ______________, previously called reverse polarity.

## Correct!

When the welding gun lead is connected to the positive terminal, the polarity is designated as ______________, previously called reverse polarity.

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When the welding gun lead is connected to the positive terminal, the polarity is designated as ______________, previously called reverse polarity.

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## GMAW: Fundamentals Set 2

____________ yields a stable arc, smooth metal transfer, relatively low spatter, good weld bead characteristics, and great depth of penetration for a wide range of welding currents.

## Correct!

____________ yields a stable arc, smooth metal transfer, relatively low spatter, good weld bead characteristics, and great depth of penetration for a wide range of welding currents.

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____________ yields a stable arc, smooth metal transfer, relatively low spatter, good weld bead characteristics, and great depth of penetration for a wide range of welding currents.

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## GMAW: Fundamentals Set 2

With all variables held constant, arc voltage is directly related to ________________.

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With all variables held constant, arc voltage is directly related to ________________.

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With all variables held constant, arc voltage is directly related to ________________.

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## GMAW: Fundamentals Set 2

Which is not true for any specific value arc voltage:

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Which is not true for any specific value arc voltage:

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Which is not true for any specific value arc voltage:

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## GMAW: Fundamentals Set 2

At ___________ travel speeds, the welding arc impinges on the molten weld pool, reducing the effective penetration.

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At ___________ travel speeds, the welding arc impinges on the molten weld pool, reducing the effective penetration.

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At ___________ travel speeds, the welding arc impinges on the molten weld pool, reducing the effective penetration.

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## GMAW: Fundamentals Set 2

An increase in the electrode extension results in ___________ in its electrical resistance; the filler metal will deposit a narrow, high-crowned weld bead.

## Correct!

An increase in the electrode extension results in ___________ in its electrical resistance; the filler metal will deposit a narrow, high-crowned weld bead.

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An increase in the electrode extension results in ___________ in its electrical resistance; the filler metal will deposit a narrow, high-crowned weld bead.

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## GMAW: Fundamentals Set 2

Electrode orientation affects bead shape and penetration to _____________ arc voltage or travel speed.

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Electrode orientation affects bead shape and penetration to _____________ arc voltage or travel speed.

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## Incorrect

Electrode orientation affects bead shape and penetration to _____________ arc voltage or travel speed.

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## GMAW: Fundamentals Set 2

When the electrode points opposite from the direction of travel, the technique is called _________ welding with a drag angle.

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When the electrode points opposite from the direction of travel, the technique is called _________ welding with a drag angle.

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When the electrode points opposite from the direction of travel, the technique is called _________ welding with a drag angle.

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## GMAW: Fundamentals Set 2

When the electrode points in the direction of travel, the technique is called ___________ welding with a lead angle.

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When the electrode points in the direction of travel, the technique is called ___________ welding with a lead angle.

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When the electrode points in the direction of travel, the technique is called ___________ welding with a lead angle.

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## GMAW: Fundamentals Set 2

A larger electrode requires _____________ minimum current than a smaller electrode for the same metal transfer characteristics.

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A larger electrode requires _____________ minimum current than a smaller electrode for the same metal transfer characteristics.

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## Incorrect

A larger electrode requires _____________ minimum current than a smaller electrode for the same metal transfer characteristics.

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