Fuse Blocks for Water-Cooled TIG Torches

  “For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the message was lost. For want of a message the battle was lost. For want of a battle the kingdom was lost. […]

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Selecting the Right Cutting Tip

Over decades, there have been many advances in the welding industry. Yet it’s easy to forget how simple and helpful oxy-acetylene cutting is: It is very portable and can easily be brought into the field. You can simply and quickly change the cutting direction during operations. When cutting, you don’t need to move the steel […]

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Making Your Cutting Tips Last

There are three tools which help extend the life of a cutting tip: Tip Cleaner, Tip Reamer, and Tip Drill. These simple handy tools can keep the tip orifices and passages free of slags and burrs, resulting in clean and efficient cuts. The Tip Cleaner Most welders using cutting torches are familiar with the common […]

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How To Get The Best Out Of Your MIG Nozzles

“Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves.” The details will get you if you don’t watch out. To improve your efficiency in MIG welding, one of the things you might want to look at is the nozzle on the MIG gun. If it’s used the way it was designed for, it can help you be more efficient. […]

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Inductive Heating

by Ron-Son’s Torch There are some things that are invented that we’ve never seen, just heard about it, but we instantly know how it can greatly help us. I was young when I first heard about this new invention called a microwave. We were told it could cook a hot dog wiener in 45 seconds. […]

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The Enduring 7018 Electrode

Most good welders will have at least one story that sounds like this: “You’re not going to believe this but it’s as true as _______ (I live, water is wet, an apple is a fruit). We were on ___________ (holidays, the way back from camp, the way to the hospital) with ___________(the wife and 6 […]

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We Think You’re Wonderful; How To Get A Better Deal From Your Gas Supplier

One of the reasons magicians dislike YouTube is someone has gone and spilled the beans. (Just type in magician tricks revealed.) It’s difficult to be mysterious and entertaining when your audience knows what’s coming next. But it can be good comedy, if the conjurer doesn’t know you know. We’re not going to use YouTube but […]

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  • victor
  • esab
  • avesta
  • hypertherm
  • hobart
  • walter
  • weldmark