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Welding Spatter Explained

Introduction Every welder will tell you one of the biggest challenges faced in the process of welding is spatter. If you are a beginner, you might not be sure what this is and why it’s such a nuisance. Most importantly, what causes it and are there ...

Understanding the Basic Welding Symbols

Introduction Do you want to take your welding prowess to the next level? If you are more than just a hobbyist welder, and are keen to learn a lot more about welding and its various symbols, then hurrah! You couldn’t be at a better place. ...

6 Forms of Joint Welding and Why They Matter

Introduction Welding joints is all about joining two metal parts together. Unique individual needs and applications inform the type of joint a welder can create. The process requires the welder to select the most suitable welding process to ...

How Hot does a Plasma Cutting Machine Get?

Introduction You’ve seen welders cut metals using plasma machines and it made you wonder “What’s this technology all about?” In fact, how hot does this machine get for it to cut metal with such ease? These are excellent questions especially ...

Different Types of Welding Gases and Their Use in Welding Fabrication

Introduction Welding gases are gases produced or used during welding and cutting processes. These gases are used to shield the arc from impurities like air, dust, and other gases; keep welds clean on the underside of the seam opposite the arc (or ...

10 Awesome Do it Yourself Welding Side Businesses

Introduction Maybe you are a new welder or you want to start some welding business and make money along the way. The problem is you don’t know what opportunities are available out there. You can actually earn some extra cash along with your usual ...

Structural Welding Reviewed

Introduction Curious to know what role a structural welder plays? A structural welder is an expert who helps create metal frameworks for bridges, buildings and skyscrapers. Your work as a structural welder is to lay metal foundations to ...

Tips and Tricks to Becoming a Better Welder- Weld like a Pro

Introduction The American Welding Society predicts that the U.S. will need more than 400,000 welders by the year 2025 for a straightforward reason: The work of welders plays a considerable role in creating more than half of the country's products, ...

How to Pipe Weld: Tips and Tricks for the Perfect Weld

Introduction Pipe welding or pipe fabrication is a method of joining two pipes together. Different welding techniques can help achieve this like Arc Welding, MIG Welding, TIG welding, and several other welding techniques. Pipe welding involves ...

AC & DC Welding: What are they and How is it Different

Introduction Every welder needs a source of power to achieve the perfect weld. Power enables the flow of electrons to connect with the material that is being welded. This source of power exists in two forms: AC and DC. AC stands for ...

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