TIG Torches have water-cooled design.

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Providing up to 250 and 225 A respectively, WP-20 and WP-20P feature compact designs suited for applications with limited access or tight joints. Both utilize around-the-head cooling system that reduces weld discontinuities caused by overheated components. Available with 12.5 or 25 ft, rubber or vinyl power cables, torches are compatible with all 13N series of consumables. Rubber cables provide operator comfort and flexibility.



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Weldcraft's Compact WP-20 TIG Torch



Increase Durability and Efficiency

-Reduces downtime

-Features efficient around-the-head cooling system

-Produces consistent, high quality weld beads

BURBANK, Calif. 11 August 2005-Weldcraft, the leading manufacturer of premium TIG torches and components, introduces the WP-20 and WP-20P water-cooled TIG torches to improve durability and welding efficiency. Both torches feature compact and lightweight designs, which provide excellent welding performance on applications with limited access or tight joints.

The WP-20 and WP-20P maintain a high level of welding performance for precision TIG applications, providing 250 and 225 amps, respectively. The efficient around-the-head cooling design reduces weld discontinuities caused by overheated components. Mike Sammons, business development manager for Weldcraft, explains, "The around-the-head cooling design makes these torches lightweight and compact, which translates into increased operator comfort without sacrificing amperage."

The WP-20 and WP-20P torches are both available with 12.5- or 25-ft. rubber or vinyl power cables. The rubber cables provide greater operator comfort, along with greater flexibility and durability. Both torches are compatible with all 13N series of consumables.

For more information, contact Weldcraft at 800-752-7620 or 818-846-8181; fax: 818-845-1542; visit weldcraft.com; e-mail customerservice@weldcraft.com or write to Weldcraft Customer Service, 119 E. Graham Place, Burbank, CA 91502.

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, MicroTig,(TM) Quick Connect System,(TM) WP Series, Single Piece Collet/Collet Body and HPN Nozzles. Weldcraft is a wholly owned subsidiary of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), Glenview, Ill. ITW is a diversified multinational manufacturer of highly engineered components, assemblies and systems.

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