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Perfectly Ground Tungsten Electrodes

Posted by Michaela Reay

10-Sep-2020

huntingdonfusion.com


When it comes to TIG welding, Tungsten Electrodes are the most important part of the application. A properly ground Tungsten Electrode will help to improve arc starting and stability, giving an overall better performance.

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® manufactured the TEG-1000 Tungsten Electrode Grinder with a diamond wheel, resulting in clean and smooth finishes, with no splintering and eliminating arc jumping.

Ron Sewell, Chairman for HFT® said: “Grinding Tungsten Electrodes with a dedicated Tungsten Electrode Grinder will help produce a stable arc, which then provides greater tungsten life. Grinding Tungsten Electrodes incorrectly may result in the tip being dropped into the weld pool, which may lead to weld cut-out or rejection.”

The use of the TEG-1000 Grinder will give repeatable Tungsten Electrode points every time, enabling consistent arc performance and welding results. Sizes 1.0 to 3.2 mm can be ground as standard, with other sizes catered for on request.

TIG welding requires Tungsten Electrodes to have perfectly ground and polished tips. HFT®'s TEG-1000 provides these, time after time, to exactly the same size and shape. The design of the TEG-1000 is such, that the diamond wheel grinds the Tungsten Electrodes longitudinally, preventing arc flicker or wander caused by circumferential lines or ridges found on electrodes, which have been ground incorrectly.

With Tungsten Electrodes ground and polished, mechanised welding can produce identical results every time. With manual welding, the shape of the Tungsten Electrode is just as important. With a correctly shaped tip, the arc can be precisely positioned with none of the erratic arcing experienced when using poorly shaped manually ground tips.

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® have a worldwide Exclusive Distributor network, which can be found at www.huntingdonfusion.com.



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