Air-Cooled Torches suit heavy-duty TIG welding applications.

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Comprised of 5 models, handheld WP-26 series is manufactured with heavy-duty copper materials and rated to 200 A DC or 150 A AC at 60% duty cycle. Optional gas control valve on handle lets welders tune in ideal gas flow, while optional flexible neck adjusts to any angle. Able to accept tungsten electrodes from .020-5/32 in., continuous-duty products are also available with pencil-style torch for confined joints or automated applications.

Original Press Release:

Weldcraft Air-Cooled Torch Family Offers Heavy-Duty Variety, Flexibility

-Five torch options to meet a variety of needs
-200 amp air-cooled capability
-Flexible neck, gas control valve options available

APPLETON, Wis. 17 July 2007- For durability, comfort and category leading performance under continuous, heavy-duty TIG welding applications, Weldcraft offers its WP-26 family of hand-held air-cooled torches.

With five models to choose from, the WP-26 line offers combinations of features to suit a wide variety of TIG welding applications. An optional gas control valve on the handle allows welders to easily tune in the ideal gas flow for superior control and comfort. An optional flexible neck adjusts to any angle, making it ideal for awkward positioning and difficult to access joints. A pencil-style torch is also available for very confined joints, or for automated applications.

All WP-26 torches are rated to 200 amps DC or 150 amps AC at 60 percent duty cycle, making them the highest capacity air-cooled torches in the WP line of torches. All WP-26 torches accept tungsten electrodes from .020-in. - 5/32-in. (0.5 - 4.0mm) and are manufactured with heavy-duty copper materials to provide maximum conductivity and durability under demanding conditions.

A variety of accessories are also available, including cable covers, conversion kits and power cable adaptors.

For more information, contact Weldcraft at 800-752-7620 or 920-882-6800; fax: 920-882-6840; visit; e-mail or write to Weldcraft Customer Service, 2741 N. Roemer Road, Appleton, WI 54911.

Weldcraft is the world's leading manufacturer of GTAW (TIG) welding torches and accessories. A broad line of premium products includes the unique Crafter Series, Legacy(TM) Series, MicroTig,(TM) Quick Connect System,(TM) WP Series, and Single Piece Collet/Collet Body.

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