Welding – Metal Fabrication through Fusion

Welding metal fabrication through fusion and is a crucial part of the manufacturing process. Welding is often used in construction, shipbuilding, vehicle fabrication, pipe fitting, machine building, aircraft manufacture, and many other fields.

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We will provide you with practical tutorials to help you learn how to weld as well as current best practices and health and safety regulations as well as keep you up to date with the latest courses and educational programs available.

MIG Welding

  • What is the Best Shielding Gas for Welding Stainless Steel?

    What is the best shielding gas for welding stainless steel

    What is the best shielding gas for welding stainless steel? Welding stainless steel may be accomplished in a variety of methods, each requiring a particular shielding gas. We will examine the most popular stainless steel welding methods and determine which gas types is best for each.  Properties of Stainless Steel Stainless steel has been used

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  • What is the Best Shielding Gas for Welding Mild Steel?

    What is the Best Shielding Gas for Welding Mild Steel

    What is the best shielding gas for welding mild steel? There are many different ways that you can choose to weld mild steel and with each arc process a different shielding gas is likely to be need. In this article we look at the most common processes used in welding mild steel and assess which

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  • Mig Welding Gases | Using the Right Gas for the Welding Task

    Mig Welding Gases | Using the Right Gas for Your Weld

    MIG welding gases. The choice of shielding gas is crucial in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), more commonly known as MIG welding. Discover how to choose the best shielding gas for your task. Shielded gas-assisted MIG welding delivers cleaner and quicker welds, eliminating the need to constantly change electrodes just like you would with stick

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  • MIG Welding | What is MIG Welding and How Does it Work?

    What is MIG welding

    What is Mig Welding and how does it work? MIG Welding or Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) is a relatively new type of welding technology. MIG welding was developed in the 1960’s by General Electric Company. Since then, this method of welding has gained popularity due to its ability to produce high-strength, defect free welds

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  • Fusing Metal – An Introduction to Welding

    Fusing Metal - An Introduction to Welding

    Fusing Metal – welding is the process in which two pieces of metal are fused together using heat and or pressure. Welding is therefore a fabrication process that is a crucial part of the manufacturing operations and, as with any manufacturing processes, the welding procedure used to fabricate a part or structure is dependent on

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  • Reverse Polarity Welding

    reverse polarity welding

    Introduction Reverse polarity welding and when to use it is a question that crops up regularly. It is an important topic as it will drastically affect the quality of the weld. To understand when you should employ reverse polarity welding you need to have a grasp of current and polarity as a whole. In this

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TIG Welding

  • What is the Best Shielding Gas for Welding Stainless Steel?

    What is the best shielding gas for welding stainless steel

    What is the best shielding gas for welding stainless steel? Welding stainless steel may be accomplished in a variety of methods, each requiring a particular shielding gas. We will examine the most popular stainless steel welding methods and determine which gas types is best for each.  Properties of Stainless Steel Stainless steel has been used

    Read More…

  • What is the Best Shielding Gas for Welding Mild Steel?

    What is the Best Shielding Gas for Welding Mild Steel

    What is the best shielding gas for welding mild steel? There are many different ways that you can choose to weld mild steel and with each arc process a different shielding gas is likely to be need. In this article we look at the most common processes used in welding mild steel and assess which

    Read More…

  • TIG Welding | What is TIG Welding and How Does it Work?

    Tig Welding - What is TIG Welding and How Does it Work?

    The Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) process, more commonly known as TIG welding, is a manual welding process that uses tungsten inert gas (TIG) to protect the weld from oxidization and contamination. A TIG welder uses either a continuous or pulsed arc to fuse metals. This process is often preferred by welders because of its

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ARC Welding

  • What is the Best Shielding Gas for Welding Stainless Steel?

    What is the best shielding gas for welding stainless steel

    What is the best shielding gas for welding stainless steel? Welding stainless steel may be accomplished in a variety of methods, each requiring a particular shielding gas. We will examine the most popular stainless steel welding methods and determine which gas types is best for each.  Properties of Stainless Steel Stainless steel has been used

    Read More…

  • What is the Best Shielding Gas for Welding Mild Steel?

    What is the Best Shielding Gas for Welding Mild Steel

    What is the best shielding gas for welding mild steel? There are many different ways that you can choose to weld mild steel and with each arc process a different shielding gas is likely to be need. In this article we look at the most common processes used in welding mild steel and assess which

    Read More…

  • Mig Welding Gases | Using the Right Gas for the Welding Task

    Mig Welding Gases | Using the Right Gas for Your Weld

    MIG welding gases. The choice of shielding gas is crucial in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), more commonly known as MIG welding. Discover how to choose the best shielding gas for your task. Shielded gas-assisted MIG welding delivers cleaner and quicker welds, eliminating the need to constantly change electrodes just like you would with stick

    Read More…

  • Fusing Metal – An Introduction to Welding

    Fusing Metal - An Introduction to Welding

    Fusing Metal – welding is the process in which two pieces of metal are fused together using heat and or pressure. Welding is therefore a fabrication process that is a crucial part of the manufacturing operations and, as with any manufacturing processes, the welding procedure used to fabricate a part or structure is dependent on

    Read More…

  • Reverse Polarity Welding

    reverse polarity welding

    Introduction Reverse polarity welding and when to use it is a question that crops up regularly. It is an important topic as it will drastically affect the quality of the weld. To understand when you should employ reverse polarity welding you need to have a grasp of current and polarity as a whole. In this

    Read More…

  • Can You Stick Weld Aluminum

    Can You Stick Weld Aluminum

    Can You Stick Weld Aluminum? The short answer to the question is yes, it is yes, you can weld aluminum using an arc welder. However, as you read on you will find that it is not a preferred process as it is a difficult skill to master and can produce ugly welds. Welding aluminium necessitates

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Welding Equipment

  • Best Welding Gloves

    best welding gloves

    Choosing the correct welding glove / welding gauntlets can make a big difference both to the quality of the weld that you produce and the safty of the welder. Not all welding gloves are equal. You need different welding gloves for different types of welding. In this article we will look at choose the correct…

  • Tig Welding Gloves

    Kevlar welding gloves

    The glove choice for many people who TIG weld is a glove with a goatskin exterior. This is because it helps the easy management for the precision required by the welder when using the TIG torch. This is because the TIG glove is designed for the welder to easily pick up his welding rod and…

  • Miller MIG/TIG Welder Combo

    Miller Syncrowave 210

    The Miller Syncrowave 210 TIG/MIG is one of those welders that seems to check practically all the boxes. As the title suggests it is almost the complete welder. An inverter welder with both AC and DC settings, it allows you to weld either as MIG, TIG or stick, with the additional benefit of being able…

  • Everlast SM200-mts Spoolgun | Review

    spool gun

    Everlast spool gun is universal that can be fitted to any welder that uses Euro Quick-connect connectors. It is reasonably lightweight gun, weighing in at 8.6lbs and takes standard 1lbs spools (maximum roll diameter 4″) with feed wire sizes 0.023-0.040″. The gun is quick to load and has a drive roller and tension adjustment. Feeding…

  • Arc Machines New M217 Orbital Welder

    Arc Machines (AMI). pioneers in the field of orbital welding have just released their newest orbital welding system, the M217. This welder follows on from their previous models, the M107 and M207 with the later and the M205 being deprecated. This new workhorse is offered as a compact unit creating ease of portability for on-site…

Laser Welding

  • Laser Welding: What You Need To Know

    Laser Beam welding

    Laser welding, or more commonly refereed to as laser beam welding is an industrial welding process for joining metal components together at high speed. It usually produces small and very narrow weld seams and the process has low thermal distortion. This type of welding lends itself well to large scale production lines were the ability

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Welding Courses and Tutorials

  • Reverse Polarity Welding

    reverse polarity welding

    Introduction Reverse polarity welding and when to use it is a question that crops up regularly. It is an important topic as it will drastically affect the quality of the weld. To understand when you should employ reverse polarity welding you need to have a grasp of current and polarity as a whole. In this

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  • Moving Your Welding Career Forward

    welding-steel-plate

    Welding is a profession into which a lot of people fall into by accident. Obviously there are many welders out there who decided, probably early in their working life, that they wanted to be a welder or involved in the welding industry. However, there are probably more who got into welding by accident or through

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