Welding Tips & Tricks

May 3, 2021
Best Welding Respirator To Keep You Safe

Welding respirators can be the difference between life and death.  The welding process can release many dangerous gases, chemicals, particles, and fumes that can pose serious health risks if you inhale them.  Respirators will filter dangerous particles and clean the air as you breathe it in. Wearing a respirator can prevent many health effects, such […]

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May 3, 2021
How To Use a Plasma Cutter

You can find plasma cutters at just about any fabrication shop.  This is because they are one of the best welding tools out there. Plasma cutters can make some of the cleanest and precise cuts.  Perhaps you are new to the industry or have never gotten your hands on a plasma cutter before. Fortunately, the […]

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May 2, 2021
Welder Tool List

If you are new to welding, you may be a bit overwhelmed by the amount of welding equipment on the market.  Since welding is a very physical career, there are so many tools you can buy. However, there are also tools you won’t necessarily need.  This welder tool list will cover all of the essential […]

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April 30, 2021
10 Best Welding Schools in the USA

If you are considering going into welding, you may be starting to look at a few different schools.  However, due to the high volume of institutions offering welding programs, it may be a bit overwhelming to choose one.  Luckily, this guide will cover the ten best welding schools in the USA. We will quickly describe […]

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April 30, 2021
Vertical Welding - Comprehensive Guide

Vertical welding is a kind of welding technique that is often used on construction sites.  If you have seen a welder working on some sort of pipe fitting, building, or in a shipyard, there is a good chance that they were vertical welding.  Many new welders often shy away from trying this technique since it […]

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March 26, 2021
Welding Certifications

One of the best things about the welding industry is that there are several certifications that you can get.  The welding industry can be competitive, so it is always a good idea to further your education.  Getting an advanced certificate will help you land higher-paying jobs and will give you a more secure position.  If […]

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March 25, 2021
Metal Fume Fever

Many people in the welding industry mainly worry about arc eye, which is when you burn your eye due to the welding arc. However, you may be surprised to learn that another possible illness is prevalent amongst welding workers.  Metal fume fever is an illness that 1 in 5 welders over 30 will experience throughout […]

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March 25, 2021
What Should You Know About Welding Sparks

If you are a beginner or just getting into welding, learning about welding sparks will help you understand the job’s hazards and prevent injury.  Welding can be dangerous, and welding sparks play a big role in that.  Not only is welding dangerous, but the process can also be a bit confusing.  This article will explain […]

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March 25, 2021
How to Desolder Copper Pipe?

Many people hire a plumber to desolder a copper pipe. However, you may be surprised that desoldering a pipe is not very hard.  With this guide, you will avoid paying extra fees by learning how to desolder a copper pipe.  We will cover what tools you need and list any safety equipment that will be […]

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March 2, 2021
How to Weld Cast Iron?

It is a morbid nightmare for machine owners of a cast iron to break or crack a crucial cast component. It usually can mean a considerably high expense for replacing parts and hiring cast iron welding specialists. In some cases, you may opt for either option. However, if you know how to weld cast iron […]

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