Electrode leads and Earth leads play an important role in the welding process. Electrode lead is a cable that connects the welding machine to the electrode, and earth lead is a cable that connects the welding machine to the workpiece. Both of these leads need to be of good quality to create a strong and reliable weld.
There are many factors to consider when choosing welding leads. The first is amperage rating. This is the amount of current that the lead can carry without overheating. It is important to choose a lead with a high amperage rating so that it can handle the amount of current required for the welding process.
Another factor to consider is voltage rating. This is the amount of voltage that the lead can withstand before breaking down. Welding leads with a high voltage rating are less likely to break down under the high temperatures and pressures of the welding process.
When choosing welding leads, it is also important to consider the length of the lead. Longer leads can be more difficult to work with, but they can also be helpful when welding in difficult-to-reach places. Shorter leads are easier to work with, but they may not be long enough to reach the welding area. It is also important to choose a lead that is flexible so that it can be easily maneuvered around obstacles.
The material of the lead is also an important consideration. Welding leads are typically made from copper or aluminum. Copper is a better conductor of electricity, but it is also more expensive. Aluminium is less expensive, but it is not as good a conductor of electricity. Copper welding leads are typically used for high-amperage applications, while aluminium welding leads are used for low-amperage applications.
Welding leads need to be able to withstand the high temperatures and pressures of the welding process. They should also be able to carry the amount of current required for the welding process.The length of the lead and the flexibility of the lead are also important considerations. Lastly, the material of the lead should be chosen based on the amperage rating and the intended use of the lead.
QWS offers made to order Electrode & Earth Leads with high quality & heavy-duty Earth Clamps, Welding Cable, Electrode holder, Crimping Lugs & Cable Connectors to suit your welding needs or you can choose which parts you want and build your own welding leads.
USE THE BELOW PARTS TO BUILD YOUR WELDING LEADS
Electrode Leads & Earth Leads ...Made to Order
ITEMS ARE IN ORDER TO THE ABOVE DIAGRAM
A = EARTH CLAMPS
B = ELECTRODE HOLDERS
C = WELDING CABLE
(Cable is sold per Metre / Order Quantity = Metres)