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FABTECH Atlanta

FABTECH is where the industry comes together to see what’s now, what’s new and what’s next. It’s where connections are made and where deals get done. See cutting-edge exhibits, learn from expert-led education, network with peers and more, Nov. 6-8 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

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FABTECH Mexico 2019

Over 13,000 attendees from Mexico and South America will converge on the Cintermex to find solutions, network, learn and experience first-hand the latest innovations in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries.

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Grainger Show

The Grainger Show brings customers, exhibitors and Grainger team members together to share ideas, product innovations and proven strategies for working smarter, saving time and money, and operating in a safe, efficient environment.

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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 Tips To Reduce Excess MIG 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. Too much spatter can lead to [...]

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Troubleshooting a Damaged Plasma Nozzle at Startup

WARNING: Plasma cutting system maintenance and repair should only be attempted by those skilled in electrical troubleshooting. Plasma cutting systems use high voltage and direct-current (DC) electricity. Electric shock can injure or kill.

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How Copper Electrodes Are Ruining Your Plasma Nozzle

A key component of keeping costs down, and production up, is treating your consumables well. Although they do need to be replaced at some point, it’s always ideal to keep them in good working order for as long as possible. In plasma cutting, one answer to longevity is using [...]

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Why TIG Welding Is Better Than MIG Welding

TIG welding and MIG welding both use electric arcs, filler metals and shielding gasses to create a weld. But their techniques, applications and finishes are quite different. As with any welding project, success depends on choosing the right processes and equipment, so we created a list of reasons to [...]

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Why Robots Won’t Take Over Welding Jobs Anytime Soon

You don’t have to look very far to see evidence of an increasingly automated world. From the grocery store to retail shops, it may feel like the “rise of the machines” will make the human workforce obsolete sooner than expected. Many aspects of the manufacturing industry are already largely [...]

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What You Can Do to Support Your Local Welders

April is National Welding Month, which makes this an appropriate time to celebrate the welding industry and the significant role that it’s played in our nation’s history and economic development—one that will continue to propel our country’s growth. To that end, the need for skilled welders remains in high [...]

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Welding Tools We Love And Think You’ll Love Too

As welding grows in demand and in popularity, so too does the number of welding tools, accessories and gadgets that are on the market today. It can even be a bit overwhelming to determine which tools are essential and which ones might end up sitting on the shelf. Factor [...]

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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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