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A New Start with K-TIG | by Chris Bayly, Boilermaker & Welder

Not long ago I started with K-TIG, and so commenced a new chapter in my working career. To say the concept was new to me would be an understatement. From the first phone call from a previous supervisor asking me to check out their website, to now 7 months of working for K-TIG, my perception and my k...

'Buy Nice or Buy Twice': Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid To Invest in Advanced Welding Equipment

  In recent years, amid increased global competition, welding and fabricating companies have been forced to implement innovative ways to improve their margins, increase productivity and quality, and boost revenue growth. While most cost reduction efforts have focused on the cost of the products bein...

Pipeline Fabrication Completed in 25% of Time | with K-TIG Welding

  The high speed, full penetration, repeatability and outstanding quality of Keyhole TIG welds are providing fabricators around the world with exceptional savings and productivity gains.   Relative to conventional TIG/GTAW welding, K-TIG customers routinely achieve savings of more than 70%, and savi...

Introducing Gary Lantzke: K-TIG Founding Board Member and Callidus Welding Solutions CEO

A founding Director at K-TIG, Gary Lantzke was responsible for much of K-TIG’s early stage development. He is also the CEO of Callidus Welding Solutions and one of Australia's most respected voices in the welding and fabrication industry.

The Coming Workforce Crisis in Welding: What It Means for Canada | K-TIG

The average age of welders in Canada has eclipsed 59 and is continuing to rise. Compounding this aging of the welding workforce is a dramatic decline in welders entering the workforce. In fact, according to the 2011 National Household Survey, in trades such as machinists, sheet metal workers and wel...

K-TIG: A Stable and Efficient Welding Evolution | Keyhole TIG

Keyhole TIG Limited (K-TIG) is an Australian company which has developed a high-speed, single pass, full penetration welding technology that eliminates the need for wire, edge bevelling, amplifies welder productivity and produces exceptional quality welds up to 100x faster than conventional welding ...

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How does K-TIG compare?

K-TIG is a high performance, full penetration variant of the TIG/GTAW process which delivers productivity previously only possible with expensive laser, hybrid laser and electron beam processes.

Unlike plasma arc welding, there is only one welding gas and no orifice, making the process exceptionally robust and welding procedures highly repeatable in a wide range of materials, thicknesses and applications.