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AHP Tools

Everlast, maker of metal welding equipment, provides welders to Kevin Caron to create his artwork.

"AHP welders are taking the market by storm because of their low cost, high quality and comprehensive capabilities," says Kevin.

Enjoy these how-to videos in which Kevin uses and sets up AHP machines ....

How to Adjust Your Inverter MIG Welder Settings Quickly
How to Adjust Your Inverter MIG Welder Settings Quickly
Apr 05, 2017
Kevin stops practicing MIG welding to show a quick way to adjust settings when welding with an inver... read more

How to Use Specialty Nozzles to Improve Plasma Cutting
How to Use Specialty Nozzles to Improve Plasma Cutting
Jan 04, 2017
Kevin is looking at the old cap, or nozzle, from his AHP AlphaCUT 60 plasma cutter. It screws on the... read more

How to Choose Filler Rod and Tungstens for TIG Welding
How to Choose Filler Rod and Tungstens for TIG Welding
Dec 28, 2016
Kevin is looking at three different sizes of E3 tungstens - the purple top tungstens. He has the 1/8... read more

AHP 160 vs Everlast 160 - TIG Welder Test
AHP 160 vs Everlast 160 - TIG Welder Test
Sep 28, 2016
Both the AHP 160ST and the Everlast PowerARC 160STH are stick welders (arc welders) and TIG welders.... read more

AHP 160 vs Everlast 160 Stick / TIG Welders
AHP 160 vs Everlast 160 Stick / TIG Welders
Sep 21, 2016
Kevin is comparing the AHP Alpha 160 ST and the Everlast PowerARC 160STH. Both are stick welders (ar... read more

How to Pick the Right Size TIG Filler Rod
How to Pick the Right Size TIG Filler Rod
Jun 29, 2016
A viewer, Richard, pointed out that there isn't much if any advice on how to select the right filler... read more

How to TIG Weld With AHP's $240 Alpha 160ST
How to TIG Weld With AHP's $240 Alpha 160ST
Jun 22, 2016
Kevin wants to try out the TIG function on this amazing little welder, which both stick welds (arc w... read more

How to Use the AHP Alpha 160ST Arc Welder
How to Use the AHP Alpha 160ST Arc Welder
Jun 15, 2016
The UPS delivery guy just dropped a box for Kevin, who can't wait to unpack it. Right on top is a ma... read more

How to Stick Weld With the AHP AlphaMIG 250 MIG / Arc Welder
How to Stick Weld With the AHP AlphaMIG 250 MIG / Arc Welder
May 25, 2016
Viewers have been asking Kevin to demonstrate the stick welding (arc welding) function on AHP's new ... read more

Why I Love TIG Welding
Why I Love TIG Welding
May 11, 2016
Kevin is TIG welding a bell stand for one of his sound sculptures. He often gets asked why he likes ... read more

Torture Test: The AHP AlphaMIG 250 MIG Welder
Torture Test: The AHP AlphaMIG 250 MIG Welder
Mar 16, 2016
Kevin has gotten several requests for a torture test of the AHP AlphaMIG 250 MIG welder to see what ... read more

Plasma Cutting:
Plasma Cutting: "What Could Possibly Go Wrong?!"
Feb 24, 2016
Kevin is working on a new fountain and needs to cut some metal to skin the sides of the water featur... read more

Introducing the New AHP AlphaCut 60 Plasma Cutter
Introducing the New AHP AlphaCut 60 Plasma Cutter
Nov 25, 2015
AHP Tools - known for its powerful, affordable TIG welder - has just released its plasma cutter, a 6... read more

What is High-Speed Pulse Welding and Why Would You Use it? Using the New AHP AlphaTIG 200
What is High-Speed Pulse Welding and Why Would You Use it? Using the New AHP AlphaTIG 200
Nov 04, 2015
Kevin shows off the brand new AHP AlphaTIG 200 TIG welder, which hasn't even been released yet. AHP ... read more

How to Weld Thin Metal With the New AlphaMIG 250 MIG Welder / Arc Welder
How to Weld Thin Metal With the New AlphaMIG 250 MIG Welder / Arc Welder
Oct 21, 2015
A viewer, Mike, watched Kevin's recent how-to video in which he welded some 1/2" steel with AHP's Al... read more

Introducing the New AlphaMIG 250 MIG Welder / Arc Welder
Introducing the New AlphaMIG 250 MIG Welder / Arc Welder
Oct 14, 2015
Kevin is looking over the bright yellow AHP AlphaMIG 250 combination MIG welder / arc welder (stick ... read more

How to Know if You Want a Better Foot Pedal for your AHP TIG Welder - and What to Do About It
How to Know if You Want a Better Foot Pedal for your AHP TIG Welder - and What to Do About It
Mar 18, 2015
Kevin is playing with the stock foot pedal for the 2015 AHP AlphaTIG 200X TIG welder. He says that, ... read more

The Top 12 Things You Need Now That You Have Your TIG Welder
The Top 12 Things You Need Now That You Have Your TIG Welder
Mar 04, 2015
A viewer who just bought an AHP AlphaTIG 200X asked what he needs to get before the machine arrives ... read more

How to Stick Weld (Arc Weld) With the AHP AlphaTIG 200X
How to Stick Weld (Arc Weld) With the AHP AlphaTIG 200X
Jan 28, 2015
After considering where he'd put his fluffer, Kevin takes on a request from a read more

Introducing the New AHP AlphaTIG 200X, 3rd Generation
Introducing the New AHP AlphaTIG 200X, 3rd Generation
Nov 19, 2014
Kevin is excited to have received the newest generation of AHP's AlphaTIG 200X TIG welder.

If yo... read more

TIG Welding:
TIG Welding: "What Could Possibly Go Wrong?!"
Jun 04, 2014
Kevin has heard from some people who have just gotten a TIG welder and can't get it to work. They ca... read more

How to Check and Adjust Your TIG Welder's High Frequency Points
How to Check and Adjust Your TIG Welder's High Frequency Points
May 21, 2014
The video starts with a mystery greeter asking Kevin what he's doing as he peers inside an open AHP ... read more

Introducing the Second Generation AHP AlphaTIG 200X
Introducing the Second Generation AHP AlphaTIG 200X
Mar 05, 2014
Kevin says AHP has made some nice changes on the new version of its AlphaTig 200X, making it easier ... read more

How to Get a Good, Safe Welding Ground - How It Works and How to Work It
How to Get a Good, Safe Welding Ground - How It Works and How to Work It
Feb 12, 2014
In response to a viewer who was concerned about getting shocked while welding, Kevin shows three dif... read more

How to TIG Weld Aluminum Using the AHP Alpha TIG 200X
How to TIG Weld Aluminum Using the AHP Alpha TIG 200X
Dec 11, 2013
A viewer from Connecticut has asked for help welding aluminum with AHP's Alpha TIG 200X. So Kevin gr... read more

What Is Welder Duty Cycle and Why Should You Care?
What Is Welder Duty Cycle and Why Should You Care?
Nov 06, 2013
Kevin takes a break from working on his latest sculpture to compare the duty cycles of three differe... read more

How to Use the AHP AlphaTIG 200X 200-Amp Welder
How to Use the AHP AlphaTIG 200X 200-Amp Welder
Sep 25, 2013
Kevin is working on a sculpture that is a four-cube tesseract and decides to break out the new AHP A... read more

Introducing the AHP AlphaTIG 200DX 200-Amp Welder
Introducing the AHP AlphaTIG 200DX 200-Amp Welder
Sep 18, 2013
Kevin introduces the AHP Alpha-TIG 200X, a new welder that is creating a lot of buzz. He likes the m... read more