What equipment do you need for TIG Welding?
The basic TIG welding equipment components include:
- Tungsten electrode
- TIG Welding machine (constant current-CC, AC, DC+, DC- or AC/DC).
- Torch or electrode holder Shielding gas supply (helium, argon or mixture): argon better for thinner metals due to lower heat requirement
- Filler metal rod
- Personal safety equipment
Type of TIG welding Machine
There are advantages to getting a machine that is designed for TIG welding in order to stay balanced during the weld. However, regardless of type, a high-frequency unit must be built-in or attached.
The Welding Superstore stock a wide range of high frequency TIG Welding Machines, from well-known brands like Cemont & Telwin, as well as much more welding technology.
There is also a large range of welding consumables available.