Fluxcore or Gas

does fluxcore MIG wire offer the same weld quality as gas shielded welding? i'm just interested in the weld itself (strength, uniformity, etc). i know
fluxcore spatters all over and has its place in windy conditions, but just looking at the welds.....
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As Bill Clinton said, "Define quality." The two welds will be different in appearance. They may be the same strength on some thicknesses of materials. Flux core will be stronger on thicker materials because the different polarity causes it to dig in and fuse more.

Pick one. They are different with different processes.
i know

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Yes the same strength/quality. Some flux cored wire has a has a higher Charpy impact value at low temperatures. This might be a consideration if you were welding something that might receive impact loadings at sub zero temperatures. By the time this is a consideration you are welding to a code that will dictate exact weld consumables and procedures. Randy
does fluxcore MIG wire offer the same weld quality as gas shielded welding? i'm just interested in the weld itself (strength, uniformity, etc). i know fluxcore spatters all over and has its place in windy conditions, but just looking at the welds.....
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