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MIG vs TIG Welding: Why MIG Welding is Better Than TIG Welding

Arc welding processes are as varied as the workpieces they create, and choosing the right one is vital to your project’s success. While MIG and TIG welding both form the weld using an electric arc, the techniques are quite different, and choosing the wrong one can lead to more [...]

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Create Sustainability & Save Money Through VR Welding Training

Increased sustainability and lower costs may not seem like a compatible couple. But thanks to some innovative thinking and state-of-the-art tech, teachers, business owners, and welders are forging a new, virtual way to accomplish both at once. Here’s the rundown on how virtual reality plays a role in welding, [...]

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Automotive Robots for Welding and Manufacturing: Benefits & Applications

Many manufacturers have implemented automation into their day-to-day operations, and the automotive industry is no different. In fact, automotive robots have been aiding in the production of cars since 1967. General Motors (GM) implemented the first industrial robot, called the UNIMATE, which performed spot welding. It wasn’t until the [...]

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Your MIG Welding Consumables Are Backordered. Now What?

The world we find ourselves in is a strange one. Orders are up for just about everything, yet nothing seems to be available. Supply chains are more like supply Swiss cheese. Items are tied up in WIP awaiting the last few critical components. It seems as if the whole [...]

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How to Prevent Premature MIG Contact Tip Failure

Contact tips are meant to fail. They’re one of the most used (and abused) consumables, and it’s important to replace yours on a regular schedule. But ask any welder their frustrations about the job, and premature contact tip failure is likely to be near the top of the list. [...]

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How to Decide on the Right Robotic Through-Arm MIG Welding Gun

More and more users of robotic MIG welding systems are switching from the older “over-arm” assemblies to modern robotic through-arm MIG gun configurations. The through-arm MIG gun allows the cable assembly to reside inside the robotic arm, instead of outside the arm, which is where the cable is found in [...]

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American Torch Tip Welcomes Back Justin Bancs

American Torch Tip is proud to announce that Justin Bancs has rejoined our team as Inside Sales Manager. Justin began his career with ATTC in 2013 as a member of the Inside Sales department and quickly established himself as a leader and a valuable resource for his customers, bringing [...]

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The History of Plasma Cutting: The Evolution of Plasma Cutting

In the world of modern metal fabrication, plasma cutting is ubiquitous. The low cost, ease of use, and capabilities of plasma cutting systems make them practical for a wide variety of everyday uses. That hasn’t always been the case, however. Keep reading to learn the history of plasma cutting [...]

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American Torch Tip Welcomes Frank Laberi

As part of our continuing effort to support growth within our industry, American Torch Tip Co. is proud to welcome Frank Laberi of New Baltimore, Michigan to our Sales Team as Key Account Manager for Canadian operations!   Frank is an industry veteran and brings with him over 25 [...]

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What is “Ergonomic”?: Ergonomic Factors of MIG Welding Guns

Ergonomic is a buzzword in the description of many tools, but it’s tossed around frequently when referring to MIG welding torches. So, what exactly is ergonomic?   The Oxford Dictionary defines the word ergonomic as: /ˌərɡəˈnämik/ adjective relating to or designed for efficiency and comfort in the working environment. [...]

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Women in Manufacturing: How Women Can Save Manufacturing

The times they are a-changin’. Bob Dylan’s famous song from 1964 is still as relevant today as it was during the cultural revolution that represented the largest generational values shift in our history. In those days, women were celebrating the Equal Pay Act, reading Betty Friedan, and breaking the [...]

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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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