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Why TIG Welders Need a Torch Upgrade

Most TIG welders come with an air-cooled torch, which can work great for plenty of projects when you’re welding with 50 to 100 amps. However, water-cooled torches offer welders some options that may cause them to consider investing in a torch upgrade that could increase

The Best Tungsten for TIG Welding Aluminum

With all of the different TIG machines around, with some offering inverter technology and all offering varying degrees of power, it can be tough to figure out the best tungsten for TIG welding aluminum. Many welders have shared stories of 2% thoriated electrodes balling up

How to MIG Weld Aluminum

MIG welders are extremely versatile welders that can handle a wide variety of projects. However, before you buy a spool of aluminum wire and try MIG welding aluminum, you’ll want to learn about the particular challenges and adaptations you’ll need to make before attempting to

Tips for TIG Welding Aluminum

TIG welding aluminum can be frustrating to the uninitiated, but if you make the right preparations and work on your technique, you can join aluminum together without melting or warping the metal and without wrecking your weld in the process. While you may have the

What Does a More Expensive TIG Welder Offer?

One of the more shocking moments of shopping for a welder may be when you look at a top of the line TIG welder and discover a sticker in the $6,000 price range. If a $1,500 TIG welder can basically join two pieces of metal,

TIG Welding Tips: TIG Welding Supplies

Before you strike an arc on your TIG welder or begin to try out some TIG welding tips, you'll need to make sure you have the right equipment and supplies in order to TIG weld safely. There are quite a few products that you can