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.
Craig Hopkins teaches you how to properly use and take care of a welder. Personally, he likes to work with the gas gauge on 30, but for better puddle control you’ll work on 20. No matter what type of welder you have, make sure to maintain a nice gentle loop in all of the cords…Watch Now >>
Getting started TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) welding also known as GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding) requires getting the right setup. Professional hot rod fabricator and welder, Gary Simpson explains what you’ll need to get your equipment setup, welder settings and work area to ensure high quality welding results.Watch Now >>
Craig Hopkins uses his helmet cam to give you an up-close look of the timing, spacing and location of a proper weld. He starts by using a 3 inch grinder to flatten welds out, and then shows you how to create lap and butt welds that are four beads long. Use this helpful welding tips…Watch Now >>
TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) welding aluminum can take a little more practice to perfect. Professional hot rod fabricator and welder, Gary Simpson, takes us through the process from preparing the torch and electrode, to correct welder settings, to proper metal preparation and finally the welding process itself. You’ll see first hand how with the right…Watch Now >>