0 Anonymous Asked: April 5, 2021In: Technology What are the different types of electrodes used in welding? 0 What are the different types of electrodes used in welding? Share Facebook 1 Answer Voted Oldest Recent Rakesh 0 Questions 51 Answers 0 Best Answers 129 Points View Profile Rakesh Added an answer on April 5, 2021 at 12:12 pm An electrode is a metal wire that is coated. It is made out of materials with a similar composition to the metal being welded. Stick electrodes are consumables i.e they become part of weld, while non-consumables do not melt and become part of weld, requiring the use of a welding rod. The different types of welding electrodes are as follow: Bare Electrodes Light Coated Electrodes Shielded Arc Or Heavy Coated Electrodes Tungsten Electrodes Direct Current Arc Welding Electrodes Alternating Current Arc Welding Electrodes 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer.