Welding stainless to mild steel

  1. Rich#1984

    Rich#1984 Member

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    I’m looking to do a project and make a gift for someone the idea involves welding old cutlery to mild steel can this be done with a my little mig welder the welds don’t have to carry any weight as such as it’s purely decrotve
     
  2. Richard.

    Richard. Member

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    Yes of course.
    Mild steel Mig wire will be spot on for decorative projects, sculptures, etc. It will stick steel and stainless together no problem.
    It’s only when you get into more load bearing or critical, proper applications then dissimilar consumables would be required
     
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  3. Rich#1984

    Rich#1984 Member

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    Brilliant thanks I have not been welding long and would rather run things by people on here before I do thing I’m not sure on
     
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