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TIG Filler Metals and Their Best Uses

When choosing the right TIG filler metal, you will find a wide variety of products on the market. From steel, and aluminum, to an assortment of tungsten, there are many fillers to choose from. Each one has different benefits, so scope out the project at hand and make sure [...]

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MIG Welding Wire Feed Issues

Poor Wire Feeding Poor wire feeding is among the most common challenges that a MIG Welding operator deals with on a daily basis. Wire feed issues can lead to increased downtime, premature wearing of consumables, and an overall weld quality that can be very poor in appearance and strength. [...]

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Basics of MIG Welding: MIG Gun Liners

Basics of MIG Welding: MIG Gun Liners Have you ever encountered feeding problems in MIG Welding? MIG Gun Liners can help. With the right equipment knowledge and maintenance, you can prevent feeding problems. Welding problems are a mild inconvenience at their least. At their worst, they contribute substantially to [...]

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The 4 Main Types of Oxy Fuel Welding and Cutting Gases

The 4 Main Types of Oxy-Fuel Heating Cutting, & Welding Gases A flame is a flame, right? Well, not exactly. While all industrial fuel gases are capable of generating a flame, their properties can be very different. Here is a rundown of the four common types of oxy fuel [...]

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CO2 Laser Cutting vs. Fiber Laser Cutting

The rapidly growing science of laser cutting is dominated by two main methods — carbon dioxide (CO2) laser cutting and fiber laser cutting. Both processes offer increased precision and versatility for shops of all sizes. Plus, the technology is continuously evolving toward improved precision, easier use, and greater flexibility.

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What is Plasma? Your Beginners Guide

Plasma cutters are so accessible and easy to use that we take the science behind them for granted. So, what is plasma, really? Most of us learned in high school that there are three states of matter and as energy is applied to a substance it changes state from [...]

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MIG Anti-Spatter Coatings for Welding and How to Use Them

If you’ve ever spent time and effort meticulously welding your project, only to find a large amount of spatter all over it when you’re done, then you share the frustration that sometimes comes with MIG welding. And the time that it takes to remove the spatter only adds to [...]

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5 Causes Of Contact Tip Burnback & How to Solve Them

The wire is one MIG gun component that can make or break a successful weld. A good, steady wire feed increases your ability to maintain consistently good welds. But what if your MIG wire burns back to the tip, causing burnback and sputtering your work to a quick halt?

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5 Tips To Reduce Excessive MIG Welding Spatter

Ask any welder what causes spatter when MIG welding and the answer will be … MIG welding. MIG setups use electrode wire that bonds with the metal to form the weld, and spatter is the excess molten wire that bonds with everything else. In this article we will discuss: [...]

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Fundamentals of MIG: What Gas is Used For MIG Welding

When creating the perfect MIG gun there is a lot for you to consider. From what torch to select to what gas to use, you need to determine which is best for your application. So in this article, we are going to discuss: What is shielding gas? What gas [...]

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Ask About our Torch Replacement Conversion Program.

Ready to increase the lifetime of your consumables and the quality of your cuts (or welds) by switching to American Torch Tip? We are so sure you will love our products that we will replace all of your torches – for free – with lifetime warranties when you become a regular customer. Reach out to learn more.

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