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How to Choose The Best MIG Torch?

23 Feb, 2022

Nowadays, the MIG torch is one of the most common welding tools in steel fabrication, automotive repair, and a variety of applications for being versatile and easy to control. In this article, you can know everything related to the MIG torch so that you can figure out how to choose the best one for your needs when buying.


Before having a comprehensive understanding of MIG welding torches, it is necessary to make clear what MIG is.


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MIG Welding

The full name of MIG is Metal Inert Gas, an arc welding process. It uses a molten electrode, and an external gas is used as the arc medium to protect the metal droplet, the welding pool, and the welding zone's high temperature. In this process, a continuous wire electrode is fed through the torch and into the weld pool to join two base materials.


People generally say that the MIG welding process is easy to learn and fast to use. However, the production rates and efficiency, welding quality, comfort while operation and many other factors will be affected by the MIG torch.



MIG Torch

MIG torch, also called MIG gun, which refers to the tool that uses solid wire to supply inert gas and an electric arc with steel filler material. As a result, welders can handle a wide range of materials and things with the MIG torch.


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MIG torch from GET STAR WELD


MIG Torch Spares

As mentioned above, MIG welding is versatile, making it the most desirable option for all welding positions on steels and metals in all thicknesses. Therefore, it is very vital to choose the best - the most suitable - MIG torch to maximize the productivity and welding effects, reducing operating costs and the fatigue of the operators.


When making a selection, in addition to a number of primary factors you need to consider - weight, extraction, cable length, working comfort, neck configurations, duty cycle, etc. Don't forget that MIG torch spares are also an important factor while selecting. MIG torch spares mainly refer to the trigger, torch neck/swan neck, torch liner, contact tip, gas nozzle, MIG torch holder, and so on.


MIG torch spare parts are essential but often overlooked, so what is the important role they play for the MIG torch?


* Premium end connector -  The euro end connector has been optimized for design to improve gas seal integrity in gas applications.

* Comfortable grip head design - Reasonable ergonomic contact points for thumb and fingers can provide excellent grip comfort and reduce operator fatigue.

* Durable welding accessories -  Choosing rigid and superior quality conductor, switch, gas nozzle, contact tip, swan neck with long life service can significantly save repair costs.

* Heavy-duty cable and copper construction - Highly conductive copper components ensure excellent current-carrying capacity and efficient heat dissipation for longer, trouble-free performance. Flexibility and durability are ensured even under extreme conditions. 


GET STAR WELD is one of the leading MIG welding torch manufacturers and suppliers in China. We aim to offer the best China MIG welding machine, MIG torch, and MIG torch spares ​at top quality and affordable prices. Our MIG torches can weld almost all metals, especially suitable for aluminum and aluminum alloys, copper and copper alloys, and stainless steel. There is almost no oxidation burn loss during the welding process, and the metallurgical process is relatively simple. 


Besides, we can supply a full range of welding products, including TIG torch, Plasma torch, gas regulator, safety protection, welding consumables, welder accessories, and more. If you want to know more information about our products and services, please feel free to contact us at info@getstarweld.com!

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