Stick, the most basic of welding processes, offers the easiest option for joining steel and other metals. Stick welding power
sources deliver inexpensive options for welding versatility, portability and reliability. Stick joins metals when an arc is
struck between the electrode and the work piece, creating a weld pool and depositing a consumable metal electrode into the joint.
The electrode's protective coating also acts as a shielding gas, protecting the weld and ensuring its purity and strength. Best
for windy conditions and adverse environments.
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