WELDTEC 1/8" Wedge Collet for 17 and 26 Series Torch, 5 Pack, MADE IN USA,

WELDTEC 1/8" Wedge Collet for 17 and 26 Series Torch, 5 Pack, MADE IN USA, # 10N25WC

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WeldTube SKU # TEC10N25WC

Manufacturer Part # 10N25WC

DESCRIPTION / DETAILS:

• Substantially longer collet life
• Improved arc starting and stability
• No twisting or buckling
• Superior current transfer to electrode
• Use with collet body or gas lens

Weldtec® Wedge Collets are precision made on CNC machines for exacting
tolerances, chrome plated for identity and maximum durability. Useful for all
applications, especially extreme conditions such as site work, pipe welding
and ACHF welding of aluminum with air cooled torches.

The wedge collet design was invented and patented by Mr. Don Watts, a welding
instructor in Tacoma WA. This new design did not rely on the tines of the collet to pinch
the tungsten electrode but rather pushed or wedged the electrode against the side of the hole in the collet body holding the electrode in place. This had an added benefit in that it created a larger contact surface for better welding current transfer to the electrode resulting in less heat buildup in the collet. No more twisting or buckling and better current transfer all in one.