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Welding rod sizing chart

Welding Rod Sizing Chart

The rod sizes available are 1/8", 5/32" and 3/16".

Base Material Thickness Welding Rod Size
1/16" 1/8" diameter
1/8" 1/8" diameter
3/16" 3/16" diameter
1/4" 3 rods of 5/32" diameter
For thicknesses greater than 1/4", use multi-beads to fill. 5/32" or 3/16" diameter

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Title: Welding rod sizing chart
Description: What size rods to use with what size sheets.
Published: 7/7/2008
Last Edited: 6/18/2019
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