How to Tig Weld: Torch Setup

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One of the important first steps in TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) welding, is to know the differences between tungsten electrodes, how to properly cut them shorter if needed and how to properly sharpen them before installing them into the welding torch. Professional hot rod fabricator and welder, Gary Simpson explains the differences and what you’ll need to know to get started. Then he’ll guide us step-by-step through the process of setting up the TIG welding torch explaining the various components and how they are assembled.