Welding MIG Pliers is definitely a handy tool to have in your welding arsenel if you are doing MIG, TIG, or stick welding. It's a multi-purpose tool that fulfills a number of functions that a welder needs. So we compiled a list of functions you can use your MIG pliers for.
Here are some ways you can use your MIG Welding Pliers
Install/Uninstall MIG Torch Nozzles:
Use the large circular jaw section of the plier above the handle.
Use to install and uninstall MIG torch tips Small Circular Clamp:
Use the small circular jaw below the needle nose.
Cut MIG wire to the correct stick-out length:
Use the wire cutter below the small circular clamp.
Draw-out MIG Wire:
Use the teeth on the ends of the needle nose.
Pick-up hot pieces of metal:
Use the needle nose section of the plier.
Clean out splatter from MIG nozzle:
Use the outside of the needle nose or just one section of the needle nose to scrape out splatter from inside the MIG torch nozzle.
Use the flat surfaces just below the needle nose for light hammering.
Tighten Soapstone Holder:
Use the MIG pliers to retighten your Round and Flat Soapstone Holder.
Please note that just like any set pliers, you can use your MIG pliers in a number of different ways. We just listed the most common applications for welding. Enjoy!