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10 MIG Welder Preventative Maintenance Tips

All trade professionals rely on their tools to make a living. Like any piece of equipment, your MIG welder requires regular preventative maintenance to maintain optimal performance. Below are some tips to keep your equipment in tip-top shape. 10. Keep It Covered When Not In Use Using a cover [...]

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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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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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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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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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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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It’s just a cable, what’s the big deal?

With so many crucial components to keep track of in a modern MIG welding system, it’s easy to overlook the lowly cable. On good days, the cable does exactly what it was meant to do: deliver power, shielding gas and smoothly-fed welding wire to your gun. But on a [...]

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4 Reasons You Can’t Miss FABTECH 2017

FABTECH is North America’s largest fabricating, metal forming, welding and finishing event. This year it will be hosted at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. With over 50,000 attendees and 1,700 exhibiting companies cover over 750,000 square feet, there’s no excuse to miss it. If you’re looking for the top [...]

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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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5 Causes Of Contact Tip Burnback

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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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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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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