Spool-on MIG welding guns can take a bit of adjusting to if you are used to the standard MIG torch style. You may wonder why you need this extra piece of kit when a “normal” torch can do the job. Well, to put it simply, it’ll make welding with soft wires a breeze. Need more […]
Mig Liner Selection – How do you chose?
When it comes to MIG welding, your torch liner plays a crucial (and often underestimated!) role in the overall quality of the weld. The liner is the flexible “tube” that transports the welding wire from the wire feed spool to the weld joint. It’s one of those components that you don’t even think about…until something […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]