You Do It: Welding | The Alaska Pipeline | American Experience | PBS

Investigate these electrodes to choose the best one for the job.

Electrode Manual Welding electrode E6010 Welding electrode E8010-G Welding electrode E6022  

The pipe segments are in place, ready to weld! You'll need a strong, cellulose sodium-coated electrode that can be used in any position -- up, down, or sideways. It also needs to withstand at least 75,000 pounds per square inch of pressure. Consult the electrode manual to learn more.

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