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Improve Your Overhead Welding Skills With These Tips

Overhead welding requires welders to remain in an odd position throughout the process – which often leads to intense wrist and shoulder fatigue. For every welder, it’s likely that they’ll come across a situation when they need to weld two surfaces while cranking their head up. This is …

Is pipeline welding the right career choice for you?

Becoming a Pipeline Welder Pipeline welding is a career that will always be in demand. Welding is used in just about every infrastructure known to modern man and is used in a wide range of processing systems. From heating buildings to distributing oil and water, pipelines are a …

Ten Interesting Facts About Underwater Welding

Underwater welding also referred to as wet welding is the practice of completing welding tasks underwater. Underwater welding is a process in which metals are welded together in order to repair an already standing immovable structure, exactly the same processes land welding minus the water. Though the concept …

How to Set Up a Cutting Torch Safely and Efficiently

The most commonly available cutting torch is the oxy-fuel  or oxy acetylene torch, and it is used to bond two pieces of metal together using very high heat. The oxy-fuel cutting process is accomplished by bringing the base metal to a molten state, then introducing a high-pressure stream …

How to get your Welding Certification to Kick Start your Career

Should you decide to become a professional welder, you will need to get your welding certification. The issue with getting welding certification is unless you understand the process and details that are entailed; you may end up with a certificate that you are unable to use. The question …

How to use a Wire Feed Welder for the First Time

There are two basic types of welders, and they are a stick welder and a wire feed welder. When you are learning how to use a wire feed welder for the first time, it is important that you start off with a machine that is easy to manage …

How to Read Weld Symbols From a Welding Diagram

Terms in welding are communicated through drawings and symbols. By being able to understand the welding symbols, one can easily read a welding diagram. When you are working with a welder, you could be puzzled when trying to figure out what they intend to do as they offer …