Everlast SM200-mts Spoolgun | Review
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Everlast SM200-mts Spoolgun | Review

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…

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

Cordless Power Tool Battery Guide – How to Choose Best Battery Type

Cordless Power Tool Battery Guide – How to Choose Best Battery Type

Cordless Power Tool Battery Guide. Cordless Power Tool Battery Guide for buying battery powered tools. There is no doubt that when you look to buy a power tool today that you almost certainly look to see if there is a battery powered version. With the advances in batter technology that means pretty much any tool…

Battery-Powered Wood Cutter – 5 Great Options
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Battery-Powered Wood Cutter – 5 Great Options

Batter-powered wood cutter. Who wants an electric cable trailing around after them, especially when to are using a chain cutting tool? Alternatively, who wants to have to lug around a gasoline powered wood cutter and then have to fill and maintain the engine? Especially if you are not looking to cut down a forest. The…

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

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…

Stick Welding (SMAW) | What is Stick Welding and How Does it Work?
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Stick Welding (SMAW) | What is Stick Welding and How Does it Work?

Shielded Metal Arc Welding, also known as Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMA) or more commonly as Stick Welding, is a type of welding that uses a filler rod or wire as one of its electrodes. The other electrode is usually supplied by a power source connected to the work-piece through a cable. In this method,…

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

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

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…

Fusing Metal – An Introduction to Welding
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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…