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Welding Industry Reference Now Available

75th Anniversary Edition The American Torch Tip Parts Reference Catalog is now available in a hard cover print version. Our new catalog contains complete parts break-downs for over 100 brands of cutting torches and welding equipment. It contains over 400 pages of information about the front-end components, including torches, guns, cables, power connectors, consumables and [...]

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Sales Representative Earns A.W.S. Certification

We’re proud to announce that Ian Squires has completed requirements and passed the examination for the American Welding Society’s CWSR Certificate (Certified Welding Sales Representative). This certificate is highly prized within our industry and is not easy to obtain because of the many hours of study required.

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5 Causes Of Contact Tip Burnback update

 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? This common issue happens when the wire burns [...]

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ATTC Celebrating 75th Anniversary

Since 1940 Jack Walters Sr. started the American Torch Tip Company in a small rented garage in 1940. After 10 years of rapid growth, he moved the production facility to a larger building in Bloomfield, PA. It was there that the second generation of the Walters family, Jack Jr., Charlie and Mark, [...]

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Everything You Need To Know About MIG Contact Tips

If a MIG welding gun is fitted with the best parts for the job, the result is a high-quality, sturdy weld that’s completed with little downtime to fix your rig. But that’s a big IF, because figuring out what those parts are feel like a puzzle where all the [...]

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How To Fix An Erratic Arc: MIG Troubleshooting

Your weld is going perfectly – until your arc starts to crackle, flare up, or otherwise misbehave. An erratic arc is likely due to a wire-feeding problem or conductivity issue, but getting to the source can be time-consuming when you’re dealing with so many interconnected, intricate parts.

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How To Keep Your CNC Plasma Gas Supply in Top Condition

CNC Plasma Gas Supply Problems with CNC plasma gas supply often shorten consumable life. Leaks in the supply will affect your flow rates. Moisture or other contaminants in the gas upset the balance of flow-rate, swirl pattern, arc velocity and energy. The result is rapid corrosion of the electrode [...]

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4 Tips for Improving Robotic MIG Gun Welding

MIG is surely the most popular platform for most welding operations. Robotic MIG guns help decrease the cost of productivity and maintenance in most industries. Here are a few tips to help you improve your Robotic operations even more.

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How To Reduce Dross and Slag During Plasma Cutting

  Reducing Dross in CNC Plasma Cuts What is Dross and Slag? “Dross” refers to the unwanted accumulation of waste and foreign matter resulting from molten metal created during the plasma cut. The term “dross” is often used interchangeably with the words “slag,” and “spatter.” Whichever you choose to [...]

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5 Things to Check Before You Replace Your CNC Plasma Consumables

  Do you need to replace your CNC plasma consumables? As your plasma cutting jobs progress, you may start to notice your cut-quality diminishes. CNC plasma cutting is used for precise applications, so it’s important that you maintain your plasma consumables to extend the life of your torch.

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Ask About our Conversion Program.

When you take the time to switch to American Torch Tip’s consumables, we want to make the transition as seamless as possible.  In an effort to do so, we will replace all of your current torches for FREE and add on a lifetime warranty. Get ready to kick inefficiency and downtime to the curb.

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