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High Frequency Tip

by Stephen Marchio

When your tungsten and your base metal isn't hot, your High Frequency arc starts can sometimes be jumpy and can stutter and a way to stop this to touch the tungsten to grounded base metal without trying to establish an arc, then simply begin welding. By using this tip you will find that your arc starts will be more sufficient when the tungsten is cold.

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