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Get that welding project sorted with the best welding supplies at Repco
Get all your welding consumables with ease
Getting down to welding means set up, preparation and an adequate array of welding supplies close at hand. Running out of MIG wire or welding rods in the middle of a project is the last thing you want but with your nearest Repco store stocking a huge range of welding consumables we have all the gear to get the job finished first time. Repco stocks a wide range of brands from Cigweld, Mechpro, Weldclass Welding>, Taipan and Repco to ensure your project gets finished to the highest standard.
Stocking not just welding gloves, Repco has it all
Whether it's just some more wire needed or a new contact tip Repco have the great range to get you turning out quality welds in no time.
Connected to the nozzle of your welding gun, a clean and functional contact tip is very important as it is the transferring conductor in the welding process. Using a contact tip that is too big or too small can create problems such as microarcing, overheating, friction, and wire jamming - all of which can lead to wire burnback.
Contact tips do need to be replaced from time to time if you notice any of the below symptoms:
- Extensive amounts of wire coming out when using your welder.
- Lots of metal debris, debris is normal when welding however if you notice an excessive about this is a sign the contact tip may need replacing.
- Wear of the contact tip which can be noticed in a number of ways including wire not coming through, offset placement isn't correct and miss welding joints.
Welding ARC rods
Are to be feed into your welder, the welding rods are also known as the metal filler or electrodes that are used to join two metal surfaces together. Stick welding creates a high temperature ARC which causes the metal to stick, stick welding is a very common way to weld is common in garages and small workshops.
When choosing the right ARC welding rods it is important to factor in that different rods have different strength properties therefore depending on what kind of metal you are welding will depend on what rods you will need.
Welders also commonly use MIG wire when welding, just like welding rods welding wire is also the metal filler. In this process the MIG wire is the electrode that occurs in the welding process. The MIG wire is feed through the welding machine once the welding gun is triggered the wire is pushed through the gun and onto the surface you are welding. Due to the wire being the electrode when the wire hits the surface being welded it triggers the arc therefore creating heat making the wire melt.
MIG welding wires comes in different metals depending on what kind of job your are tackling some of these include:
- Gasless wire
- Mild steel wire
- Flux-cored wire
Welding processes made easier than ever with Repco
Repco prides itself in stocking only leading brands and components when it comes to ensuring your safety and protection. With a one shop stop you will have all you need under the one roof making your welding process easier than ever.
With a wide variety of high-performance welding supplies to choose from. Regardless of your specific needs, we have the solution for you. Whether it be a set of welding gloves, a wire brush or an upgrade to a more featured packed welding helmet we sell a huge range of featured products to make your set up look above and beyond.
Get your welding gear across New Zealand and Australia Wide, with our click and collect and home delivery options, we can get these to you sooner and with a minimum of hassle. If you need further information regarding our welding equipment, comparing other brands we have or comparing prices, contact your knowledgeable staff about the right options today.