Category Archives: TIG Welding

Brewery Equipment:  When a Quality Weld Matters


Tractor Brewery in Albuquerque, NM

The welds in brewing equipment don’t just need to look good, they need to be perfect. Weld quality affects the brewer’s ability to keep the equipment sanitary: The welds need to be free from corrosion, pits, or crevices where bacteria can flourish.

Whether you’re fabricating stainless steel fermenting tanks or welding stainless
pipe that needs repair, it takes the best equipment to get the job done right.

Start with a top quality TIG/GTAW welding torch engineered by a reputable manufacturer (like CK Worldwide or Weldcraft/Miller) with attention to craftsmanship. The best torches are made with the best materials to avoid problems associated with weld quality, such as gas leakage that can draw atmosphere into the weld zone. Continue reading

Heat Up before you Flex your TIG Torch

Flex Head TIG Torches

About the Flex Head TIG Torch

The flex-head TIG torch allows you to personalize your TIG torch for your welding application, your workstation, and your welding style. You’ll want to follow some simple steps so your torch doesn’t fail prematurely.

Using Your Flex Head Torch

We know it’s tempting to check out your new flex TIG torch the minute your box arrives from Arc-Zone, but don’t do it without following these instructions. Continue reading

Welding Fix Of The Day Monster TIG Nozzle Madness

Here’s a sneak peek at the latest additions to our Monster™ TIG Nozzle lineup:  the Monster 12, 14, 16 & 24!

We are adding these gas cups to Arc-Zone’s world-leading selection of TIG welding cups. We offer the  Ceramic (pink), High-temp Ceramic (grey), Lava (light brown), Pyrex (glass), Metal (aluminum and  copper), nozzles AND  Flooding & Trail-Shields… in other words, we’ve got you covered!

These new Monster™ TIG Nozzles address a wide range of welding challenges and are dropping soon in our secure webstore.

Pre-Order your Monster by direct messaging us:  or give us a call:  800-944-2243 (toll free) or 760-931-1500 (worldwide).  You’ll be the first to know when these Big Monster TIG Nozzle are ready to roll out.

Already using the original  Monster™ TIG nozzle? or the Monster™ 15?

The Original Monster TIG Nozzle

Monster TIG Nozzle

Look for an upgrade offer soon and get ready to ditch the Scotchbrite diffusers!

We make each nozzle to our exacting specifications and with the highest-quality grade “A” ceramic. Our technicians precision machine the screen stacks the skillfully assemble them.  And we don’t use dissimilar metals!

With the right setup, you can get the best quality weld every time. All at a Fair Price!!!

If you’re using the Toxic style nozzle you’re in luck:  The Monster 12 & 14 are direct replacements. You can order complete Monster cup kits, or just the ceramic nozzle, or screen stack. Choose from 1/16″ (1.6mm) & 3/32″ (2.4mm) tungsten guide sizes! Best of all, there’re available when you need them along with the most complete line of TIG welding products for simple, one stop shopping! has been delivering quality welding equipment for over 15 years. Our business is based on helping you build yours👊🏻 #tigwelding #welding #monsternozzle #weldlikeapro #tigasthetics #tig #arczone #metalfab #weld via Instagram

Miller Diversion Upgrade for Air-Cooled TIG Torches

One of the most popular entry-level welding machines on the market is the Miller Diversion® 165 and 180.  The machines have an output range of up to 180 Amps and come with a regulator/flow gauge and gas hose, a remote foot control, and a 150 Amp Weldcraft™ TIG torch with a 12.5’ cable.

Air Cooled TIG Torch upgrade for Miller Diversion welder


While the Diversion® power source is great for a small fabrication shop or for a hobbyist, when you need more functionality the standard torch just doesn’t cut it.  Many customers have contacted us asking if there was a way to connect a different TIG torch to their Diversion, and Arc-Zone responded by developing the TIG Torch Upgrade Kit. Continue reading

Welding Fix Of The Day: Specialty Precision Welding

Chris Davenport of SpecialtyPrecisionWelding stopped by Arc-Zone’s Ultimate Weldshop–check out those welds!

#tbt — Chris Davenport stopped by @arc_zone & shared this masterpiece. His work is on point👍🏻 check him out @specialtyprecisionwelding Thanks Chris! #tig #tigwelding #welding #metalfab #motorsports #horsepower #precision #craftsmanship #arczone #weldlikeapro via Instagram

Keep a Low Profile with your TIG Welding Torch

Low Profile Upgrade for you TIG welding torchIt’s not just what’s inside your TIG torch that matters (check out our article, “What’s inside your TIG Torch”, it’s what’s on the outside that counts too–sometimes you want to keep a low profile so you can sneak into a tight spot with all the power your favorite TIG welding torch can deliver.

The Stubby Parts Kits will turn your bulky 3 Series TIG torch, your 17, 26, CS300 series air-cooled torch, or your 18 and CS410 water-cooled TIG Torch into an easy-to-handle powerhouse.

When your TIG torch is fitted with our low-profile parts, welding in tight spots will be a breeze. Plus you’ll experience all the benefits of using a gas lens collet body: efficient shield gas coverage and improved weld quality.

The Full Power of Your TIG Torch at Half the Length

With the Stubby Kit, you can reduce the total parts length of your torch by half. Designed to fit 17 and 26 Series Air-Cooled torches and the 18 Series Water-Cooled torches, including Lincoln PTA-17, PTA-18 and PTA-26, Miller Diamondback DB17, DB18, and DB 26, Weldcraft LS-17, WP-17, WP-18, and WP-26 torches, as well as all popular import torches.

Low Profile Front End Parts for your TIG Welding Torch

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