Welding Tips & Tricks

June 24, 2019
6 Tips For Welding Safety

Welding is an important part of our life and most people don't even notice it, because a good weld is the one that isn't seen. The main concept of welding is to join two pieces of similar metals together using high temperatures. The welding process can be a lengthy one that requires much skill and […]

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June 24, 2019
How Welding Machines Work: The Ultimate Guide

Welding machines may seem complicated, but they are easy enough to understand once you start to work with them. How do welding machines work? The short answer is simple. With a little science and a little practice, anyone can make a great welding project happen. The long answer is that there are several types of […]

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June 24, 2019
What Welding Certification Is Easiest To Get?

So, you want to find work as a welder. However, there's a problem. Most employers want a welder who is certified. You don't have a welding certification, so what are you going to do? How hard is it to become a certified welder, and what does being certified even mean? Which welding certification is the […]

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June 24, 2019
MIG Vs. TIG Welding: What’s The Difference?

Welding has been a well-known trade for many years. While many people are aware of the main concepts of welding, it is not common knowledge that there is more than one type of welding - MIG and TIG welding. What is the difference between MIG and TIG welding? The main differences between MIG and TIG […]

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June 24, 2019
How To Tell If A Welding Tank Is (Almost) Empty?

Many types of welding require gas in order to create a gas shield. Shielding gas allows a welder to make contact with the metals without other particles or contaminants in the air impacting the weld. In using this method of welding, full gas tanks are required to complete the weld. You will not be able […]

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June 24, 2019
How To Keep Welding Helmet From Fogging

You’ve decided to learn how to weld. After your first few attempts, you found that, when you're in the middle of working, the lens of your welding helmet fogs up, impairing your ability to weld. How can you resolve this? Are there any other things you need to know about maintaining your welding equipment? How […]

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June 24, 2019
Everything You Should Know About Solid And Flux Core Wires

There are a multitude of wires that are used for electrical and mechanical purposes. Many people online have different suggestions, so reading about different wires can get confusing and overwhelming. If you don’t know the difference between wires, you may create damage to your welding equipment, to metal you're welding, or even yourself. What should […]

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June 24, 2019
Can You Weld Aluminum To Steel?

Welding is a process that joins metals by melting and cooling to fuse the materials together. Many materials can be welded to other materials using this technique to create a variety of things. Even metals with very different properties can be welded together. Steel and aluminum, for example, are very different metals that can be […]

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June 24, 2019
Can Welding Rods Be Used For Brazing? Types Of Welding Rods

Many people once they become interested in welding learn of another technique to join metals called brazing. Brazing is like the young brother of welding. Technically one could call it "metal gluing" as you are melting material of lower melting point, then the materials needed to be joined. Brazing with welding equipment can be done […]

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June 24, 2019
Online Welding Courses: Are They Worth It?

Finding work as a welder can be challenging, especially when you do not have the proper certifications. To weld on a professional level, you will need to take a class in order to get certified. Welding classes can be taken online if desired. Are online welding courses worth it? Online welding courses are worth it. […]

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