Still need more information?

Apps Notes, articles, newsletters, software downloads, podcasts, Mobile Apps and more - get it all here!

Be sure to check out our blog for the latest tech info, tips, tricks, and musings from our applications and engineering staff!

Educational Resources


Pulse Shaping

Most welding cases use a square welding pulse as shown below. However there are a few applications where the use of pulse shaping can enhance welding. There are numerous pulse shapes, however, two basic pulse shapes are most commonly used. The first is for overcoming highly reflective material such as copper and aluminum, and the other is to minimize the thermal cycling experienced by the part during welding for materials susceptible to cracking.

User-added image

Some common pulse shaping options for welding.