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Welding, soldering, and brazing. Do you know the difference?

Are you someone who likes to know about things and is curious to know more every day? Or are you someone who believes they can/should do everything on their own? A lot of people like to do things with their hands either because they don’t like to depend …

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 …