Lincoln Stick Welder Settings Chart

With the Lincoln Stick welder, you can carry out various welding projects. But before you can get the expected results, you should have a decent knowledge of the settings to apply.

Asa professional, you should know these settings offhand. But as a student, you might have to depend on a guide to keep things moving.

lincoln stick welder settings chart

In this post, we have offered several settings for various Lincoln Stick welders. As expected, these figures can help you complete various tasks and get decent results. If you are not sure about the settings for your Lincoln Stick welder, you can use this article as a guide.

Lincoln Stick Welder Settings Chart

Here is a chart showing the ideal settings for working with a Lincoln Stick welder. Although we have offered a comprehensive table, we suggest that you use these figures as a reference point. We also recommend that you seek additional advice from a professional.

Lincoln Stick Welder Settings Chart for Vertical Up Groove Welds

Plate Size – T (in) No of Passes Arc Speed in/Min Electrode/ AWS Class Diameter ( in) Current (Amps) Polarity Ft of Weld/Hr Llbs of Elect/Ft.of Weld
1/4 1 -2 51/2 5/32 110 DC+ 11 .323
5/16 1-2 4 5/32 120 DC+ 8.5 .440
3/8 1-2 5 3/16 150 DC + 10 .586
1/2 All 4 3/16 160 DC +    

 

Lincoln Stick Welder Settings for Vertical Up Groove Welds ( ¼ in)

Supposing you are working with a plate size of ¼ in, you will have to make a maximum of 2 passes. Then work with a DC polarity while using 110 amps.

Lincoln Stick Welder Settings for Vertical Groove Welds ( 5/16 in)

Are you working with a plate thickness of 5/16 in? If yes, make sure you use between 1-2 passes. Then use 120 amps while working with a DC polarity.

Lincoln Stick Welder Settings for Vertical Groove Welds ( ⅜ in)

On this table, a 3/8″ plate requires an arc speed of 5 while the current stays at 150 with a DC polarity. As you use these settings, you will require between 1 – 2 passes.

Lincoln Stick Welder Settings for Vertical Groove Welds ( ½ in)

You can use an arc speed of 4 to work with the Lincoln Stick Welder. As you use this setting, make sure the polarity is around DC+.

Lincoln Stick Welder Settings Chart for Vertical Up Lap Welds

Plate Size – T (in) Leg Size ( in) No of Passes Arc Speed in/Min Electrode/ AWS Class Diameter ( in) Current (Amps) Polarity Ft of Weld/Hr Llbs of Elect/Ft.of Weld
3/16 3/16 1 15½ 3/16 290 AC 78 .170
1/4 1/4 1 15 7/32 360 AC 75 211
5/16 5/16 1 13 7/32 360 AC 65 .253
                 

 

Lincoln Stick Welder Settings for Vertical Up Lap Welds (3/16 in)

The Lincoln Stick welder can also work with a 3/16 ” plate and leg size. As for the polarity for this item, you will have to choose AC+.

Lincoln Stick Welder Settings for Vertical Up Lap Welds (¼ in)

If your vertical up lap welding task requires a ¼ in plate, you will have to adjust the arc speed in/ min to 15. As for the amps, leave the current to 290 while using an AC polarity.

Lincoln Stick Welder Settings for Vertical Up Lap Welds (5/16 in)

As you work with a 5/16 in plate and Lincoln stick welder, make sure you work with an AC polarity. Besides, maintain a current of 360 amps while using an arc speed of 13.

Lincoln Stick Welder Settings Chart for Groove Welds

You can also use Lincoln Stick Welder for groove welds. But as you start the project, try to use the following settings.

Plate Size T ( in) No of Fill Passess Electrode /AWS ) Diameter

 

Current (Amps) Polarity Arc Speed In/ Min Ft of Weld/Hr Lbs of Elect/Ft of Weld
3/16 2 1/4 240 DC+ 18 45 .171
1/4 2 5/16 325 DC + 18 45 .275
5/16 2 5/16 390 DC + 18 45 .315
3/8 2 5/16 410 DC + 18 45 .330

 

Lincoln Stick Welder Settings for Groove Welds with 3/16″ Plate

If you are working with a 3/16 ” plate, you should leave the current at 240 while the polarity stays on DC. You can also maintain the arc speed at 18 arc speed in/min.

Lincoln Stick Welder Settings for Groove Welds with ¼” Plate

A current of 325 is ideal for working with a ¼” plate. As for the polarity, you will have to keep it on DC+ while maintaining a speed of 18.

Lincoln Stick Welder Settings for Groove Welds with 5/16″ Plate

Supposing you are working with a 5/16″ plate, allow the current to stay on 390 amps while maintaining a DC+ polarity. Then the arc speed should stay at 18.

Lincoln Stick Welder Settings for Groove Welds with ⅜” Plate

Do your projects involve using the stick welder to work on a ⅜” plate? If yes, then you can use 410 amps for the task. Moreover, the polarity stays on DC+ while the arc speed stays on 18.

Lincoln MIG Welding Wire Speed and Voltage Chart

Lincoln MIG Welding Settings Chart for E71T-GS + Flux Core + Tubular electrodes.

Wire Size Diameter Machine Settings for 9.5 mm Material Thickness

(Voltage/Wire Speed)

Machine Settings for 8mm Material Thickness

(Voltage/Wire Speed)

Machine Settings for

6.4 mm Material Thickness

(Voltage/Wire Speed)

Machine Settings for 4.8 mm Material Thickness

(Voltage/Wire Speed)

Machine Settings for

2.8 mm

Material

Thickness

( Voltage/Wire Speed)

0.030″ 20/375 19/340 18.5/300 17.5/275 16/240
0.35″ 21/300 20/275 18.5/250 17.5/210 16/170
0.45″ 22.5/230 21.5/205 19/180 17.5/140 16/100

 

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  • Danny Saunders

    Danny Saunders is a tech enthusiast. He enjoys getting his hands dirty with the features and settings of tech products and pushing them to their limits just to know how to get the best from them and how well they can endure "abuse" without breaking down. He shares his findings on this blog.