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The Proof Is In The Bead: Pulsed TIG for Stainless Steel

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Wondering if upgrading to Pulsed TIG for your stainless steel applications will net your company any tangible benefits? Then look no further than the test results of a recently completed comparison between standard TIG and four different pulsing programs.

In short, pulsed TIG yielded a 52 percent narrower bead width,  34 percent increased penetration, 60 percent lower heat input, 35 percent faster travel speeds and better overall weld quality!

Need more proof? Check out the full test details along with an explanation of how to select the optimal pulsed program for your application.

Choosing the right TIG welder

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Wondering if an upgrade to an inverter-based TIG power source is worth it? Check out this article to read about the experiences of five manufacturers and two schools and the productivity and weld quality improvements they realized by making the switch to inverter-based controls for aluminum, stainless steel and carbon steel applications.

As an example, A1A Dock Products, a small manufacturer of aluminum ladders in Hollywood, Fla., achieved an annual savings of $28,224 by investing in inverter-based TIG power sources. Their investment paid for itself in just two weeks!

But that’s just the beginning. Click here to see what advanced TIG controls can do for you.