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August 25, 2021

High Price Of Tungsten Got You Down?

With tungsten prices showing an increase of over 100% since the beginning of the year, buying tungsten electrodes from a trusted source is more important than ever.

(PRWEB) August 25, 2021 -- With tungsten prices showing an increase of over 100% since the beginning of the year, buying tungsten electrodes from a trusted source is more important than ever. In a high-production or automated welding environment, using high quality tungsten minimizes production variables and costly downtime. Even the casual weekend welder needs a tungsten electrode that is not off-center and fits properly through the torch for consistent gas coverage.

"Manufacturing can vary from factory to factory," says Jim Watson, founder of the online welding superstore, Arc-Zone.com. "It’s important to buy from a producer who adheres to ISO and AWS standards and has QA procedures in place."

Arc-Zone has developed a 5-Point Inspection Program, according to Watson, to ensure that ArcTime™ and Amplify™ brand electrodes are not warped and are delivered with a consistent ground finish. "We even check the paint used for color coding. Poor paint can flake off and contaminate the weld­, critical when welding specialty alloys like titanium or stainless steel."

With industry standard packaging welders have to buy 10 electrodes at a time, which can be costly and wasteful. In addition to the standard 10 pack, Arc-Zone.com sells tungsten in a convenient Two-Pack Tube. Welders buy only what they need, or a small quantity of a different size or blend for testing.

Founded in June 1998, Arc-Zone delivers high-performance MIG, TIG and Plasma welding and cutting products, services and solutions worldwide. The company specializes in productivity-enhancing, high-performance torches, replacement parts, tungsten electrodes, quick-change TIG adapters, water coolers, robotic peripherals and more.

For more information, visit the Arc-Zone.com web site at www.arc-zone.com, call (800) 944-2243 or email e-mail protected from spam bots.

Posted by Industrial-Manufacturing at August 25, 2021 06:09 AM

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