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Tregaskiss is an industry leader in the development and manufacture of quality robotic MIG welding guns, peripherals and consumables for high volume production facilities world-wide. Vision, commitment, and a team approach are pivotal to the success that Tregaskiss has enjoyed with its TOUGH GUN™, TOUGH LOCK™, and TOUGH GARD™ MIG welding products. Built with durability, precision, and productivity in mind, TOUGH GUN Robotic MIG Products from Tregaskiss are the toughest available. Our TOUGH GUN ThruArm™, Robotic, and Automatic MIG Guns and our TOUGH GUN Robotic Peripherals are designed to provide you with a fully integrated welding system. TOUGH GUN Robotic MIG Gun performance is enhanced by our TOUGH LOCK™ Consumable System. Reap the benefits of fewer consumable replacements, reduced downtime and rework with this winning combination. Tregaskiss has the ability to react quickly to your application-specific needs with engineering, technical support and service.

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Tregaskiss’ SURESTART™ Contact Tips Reduce Arc Start Failures by Up to 50 Percent

POSTED 02/16/2010

DSOR, Ontario. February 16, 2010-To reduce arc start failures that can lead to costly rework and downtime in robotic welding applications, Tregaskiss offers its SURESTART™ Contact Tips. According to extensive field trials and R&D lab tests, SURESTART Contact Tips reduce arc start failures by up to 50 percent and prevent early, unexpected burn backs, making them exceptionally reliable on even the most critical robotic welding applications. The contact tips are especially beneficial for applications with a high volume of tacking and short welds using solid wire in CV (Constant Voltage) welding modes. SURESTART Contact Tips come in 20-count blister packages, which offer excellent protection against welding environment contaminants and can be easily stocked in facility vending machines.

SURESTART Contact Tips are designed for use on TOUGH GUN™ Robotic MIG Guns, and are part of Tregaskiss’ patented TOUGH LOCK™ Contact Tip family. They can be paired with Tregaskiss’ TOUGH LOCK Retaining Heads and offer all the same features and benefits as TOUGH LOCK Contact Tips, including a dual lead-thread design that allows them to be rotated 180 degrees to create a new wear surface and extend their life.

SURESTART Contact Tips are available for multiple wire diameter sizes ranging from .030- to .052-inches.
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Tregaskiss is an industry leader in the development and manufacturing of MIG welding guns and peripherals, and offers its products worldwide. Its brands include TOUGH GUN™ Manual, Robotic MIG Guns and Peripherals, TGX™ MIG Guns and TOUGH GARD™ Anti-Spatter. Tregaskiss 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.