TIG Welding

Everything you need to know about getting started with Furick Consumables

Everything you need to know about getting started with Furick Consumables
If you're diving into the world of TIG welding, you know that having the right consumables can make all the difference in your weld quality and overall experience. One name that stands out in the industry for its high-quality welding accessories is Furick. Known for their precision and durability, Furick's consumable starter kits are a popular choice among both amateur and professional welders. In this blog post, we'll explore what these kits include and the key differences between the 3 Series and 2 Series starter kits. You also have the option to build you own kit if you would like! 

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Furick TIG Welding Consumable Starter Kits

Furick TIG consumable starter kits are comprehensive sets that include all the essential items needed for TIG welding. These kits are designed to provide you with a range of consumables that ensure you’re prepared for various welding tasks right out of the box. Including a range of items like cups, collets, gas lenses, and installment tools. The convenience of having these components in one package means you spend less time shopping around and more time perfecting your welds. These starter kits let you test out all the Furick cups so you can get to know what cups you enjoy the most. 

Furick 3 Series Starter Kits

Although both the 2 and 3 series come with all the same cups they do have some differences. 

The Furick 3 Series starter kits are tailored to work with any 17, 18 or 26 style torches. Here are some features and inclusions you might find in a 3 Series kit:

  1. TIG Torches: These are designed to work with torches that take 3 series consumables. For example the CK17 or the TL26. There are also available in other variations and brands. 

  2. Gas Lenses: 3 Series kits come with high-quality gas lenses that ensure consistent gas flow and reduce turbulence. These gas lenses are specific to 3 series torches only, for example the Furick 3 series 3/32" gas lens 33217GL

  3. Collets and Collet Bodies: 3 series kits include different collets and collet bodies than series 2. For the example the stubby collets 17CB20. The collets are the Furick wedge collets COLXXX17W.

  4. Tungsten Electrodes: A variety of tungsten electrode sizes will work with this kit, 1/16", 3/32" and 1/8"

Furick 2 Series Starter Kits

In contrast, the Furick 2 Series starter kits are designed to work on 9 and 20 style torches and include all the same cups just different gas lenses, collets and collet bodies. These kits are ideal for welders who need to work on detailed projects in smaller areas as these torches are a bit smaller. Key features of the 2 Series kits include:

  1. TIG Torches: The 2 Series kits are designed to work with 9 and 20 style torches. For example the CK9 or the CK20. You can also get these in different variations and brands.

  2. Compact Gas Lenses: Although a smidge smaller, the gas lenses in the 2 Series kits still provide excellent gas flow and coverage. Furick simply uses CK worldwide 2 series gas lenses. CKW2GL20

  3. Appropriate Collets and Collet Bodies: The collets and collet bodies in these kits are specifically designed to fit 2 series torches like the 9 and 20s. Similar to the gas lenses Furick also uses CK for the collets and CK for the collet bodies

  4. Tungsten Electrodes: Similar to the 3 Series, these kits work with a range of tungsten sizes. 1/16", 3/32" and 1/8"

Choosing the Right Kit

Selecting the right Furick starter kit depends on the specific TIG torch you have. Here are some pointers to help you decide:

For any 17/18/26 style torches you would need the 3 series starter kit or any 3 series consumables. While 9/20 style torches would require the 2 series starter kit

Use Cases for Different Machines

Here’s a look at how Furick consumables enhance performance on various TIG welding machines:

Miller 220

The Miller Multimatic 220 comes with an A-150 17 style torch. Pairing it with Furick's 3 Series consumable kit is perfect. You can handle more substantial welding tasks. The larger cups and robust components are perfect for this machine’s AC and DC TIG capabilities, ensuring clean and efficient welds on all kinds of materials. 

Miller Dynasty

For the versatile Miller Dynasty 210, the 2 Series kit is suitable as the Miller Dynasty comes with a20 style 250A water cooled 2 series TIG torch. Furick consumables will help you excel in all the precision work that the Dynasty is capable of. 

Torch Types and Adapters

All Furick cups come set up for 3/32" Tungsten out of the box. If you need to run a different size, additional gas diffuser screens are available and can be easily installed with Furick’s Screen Install Tools.

Furick TIG welder consumable starter kits are an excellent investment for any welder looking to improve their craft. Whether you opt for the 3 Series or the 2 Series, you’re equipped with high-quality components that enhance your welding performance. By understanding the differences and choosing the kit that best suits your torch, you’ll be well on your way to achieving cleaner, more professional welds. Happy welding!

Let us know if you have any questions or need any help assembling a kit! support@bakersgas.com or 877-930-5690

Steve N.

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