Simple tips to make your MIG gun consumables last

Bellamy, David
June 2010
Trailer / Body Builders;Jun2010, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p51
Trade Publication
The article offers tips on how to make metal inert gas (MIG) welding gun consumables last. The author points out that MIG gun consumables are critical to welding performance and quality, thus users need to care for them in the same way as any other welding equipment. He suggests that welders should select a nozzle with a smooth, non-porous surface to prevent spatter build-up. He adds that a contact tip system that has locking features should be used when possible.


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