Quartz and Short Gas Lens Cups

What are Quartz Tig welding cups, and why should you use them? For general Tig applications, standard Alumina Oxide pink welding cups are great.  They are durable, inexpensive and they get the job done.  But for specialist jobs, there are a whole host of alternative options that can help produce a quality weld in difficult […]

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Which Tig Consumables should I use?

How to select your Tig consumables When faced with choosing TIG torch consumables, it can be confusing, particularly given the seemingly endless varieties and combinations.  Should I use a collet body or gas lens body? What size consumables should I use? Lets break it down. What’s the difference between a gas lens body and a […]

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Which Tig Torch is the Right One for the Job?

With so many options out there, it can be a bit of a minefield deciding which Tig torch you need. Of  course it’s tempting to go for a one size fits all approach and use the same torch for everything. Let’s be honest…plenty of us have been there! But selecting the right torch is key […]

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How to Select your Torch Consumables – Mig Nozzles

In this blog series, we discuss how to improve productivity and weld quality by selecting the correct consumables. It can be tempting to try and use the same consumables for every job to make set-up easier. We explain what the different types do and how they can make your work life easier. The overall aim […]

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How to Select Contact Tips

In this blog series, we discuss how to improve productivity and weld quality by selecting the correct contact tip for your job. It can be tempting to try to use the same consumables for every welding job to make set-up easier, however this isn’t always the best idea. The overall aim of selecting the correct […]

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Mig Torch Consumables Make a Difference

Once you’ve bought your Mig gun, it’s easy to imagine you’re sorted – the torch does the hard work. Surely you can just buy any generic low-cost Mig torch consumables that will fit…they all do the same thing? Not all Mig consumables are the same. They may look similar and appear to fit the gun, […]

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5 Top Tips for Mig Torch Maintenance!

Correct set-up and maintenance of your Mig torch will help maximize productivity and weld quality, and ensure that your gun and consumables last as long as possible.  1. Check Your Mig Torch Before You Start Before you begin welding, make a quick check that consumables are seated properly, that the neck is tight, and that […]

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Cheap Mig Torches are Actually Expensive!

In theory all Mig torches do the same thing – joining pieces of metal together. But, as any welder will tell you, it’s not just a case of pointing whatever Mig torch you can find in the right direction and hoping for the best. It takes decent equipment, and of course, skill. But This Torch […]

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How to Select the Right Mig Gun

A question we get asked often is “How do I select the right Mig gun?”. With so many different ratings, specialities, designs and types, it can be confusing. We touched on this briefly in our Mig Welding Questions answered post, and today we are going to go into a bit more detail. Where To Start […]

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Most Popular Mig Questions Answered

We’ve been manufacturing for the welding industry for decades, and we get asked questions about Mig welding all the time. Here are few of the most frequently asked questions, answered! Why Use Mig Welding? Mig welding torches are the workhorse of the welding world. One of the easiest processes to learn, ideal for a wide […]