TIG Time Episode 3: Welding 4130 Chrome Moly (Part 1)
In the latest Installment Of TIG Time, Mr TIG shows the basics of TIG welding 4130 Chrome Moly. Including how to get started, when you should use 4130, how to set your machine, which tungsten to use, how to hold your torch, and the dabbing technique.
Tungsten Carbide Hardfacing
Written by Lee Baker
The #1 cost to industry and heavy equipment operators is equipment downtime. This is closely followed by the loss of productivity and associated replacement parts cost. Hardfacing can be an effective tool in addressing these costs and lowering the cost / hour of operation in earth moving equipment. When abrasion conditions become too severe for ground engaging tools such as those used in mining, construction, and agriculture, or when the cost of equipment downtime requires more frequent application of hardfacing using chromium carbide alloys, then the expense of using tungsten carbide can be justified.Read More
TIG vs "That Other Process" (MIG)
Many beginners have asked the difference between TIG and MIG. In this video I give a brief description of what TIG is and how it differs from other processes. Believe me when I say, "It's more than just the first letter!".
TIG Time Episode 5: Transformer or Inverter? That is the Question...
What is the difference between a transformer machine and an inverter machine? That is the Question! And in this episode of TIG Time, Mr TIG answers some common misconceptions about Transformers and Inverters.