Welding Tips & Tricks

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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June 24, 2019
6 Steps To Test If A Welding Helmet Is Working

Welding is the process of fusing things together, usually metals, with high heat. This can be used on small projects such as furniture and work all the way up to constructing bridges. Regardless of the project, the process of welding is incredibly dangerous. Welding uses intense heat that emits harmful ultraviolet light. How can you […]

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June 24, 2019
What You Need For TIG Welding: The Ultimate List (With Price Range)

Everyone has heard of welding, but not many people know how many different types of welding there are. The main ones that are used today are MIG, TIG and Stick. TIG welding is one of the more difficult but rewarding weld processes. What are some of the most important items you need for TIG welding? […]

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June 22, 2019
What Are The Most Common Welding Jobs, And How Do I Get One?

More modern types of welding appeared in the 19th century, and it is a skill that is needed in many applications today. What are the most common welding jobs, and how can you get one? Common welding jobs include pipefitters, auto welders, sheet metal workers, fabrication and manufacturing welders, and many more. With proper training, […]

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June 22, 2019
Welding, Soldering, Brazing & Fabrication: What’s The Difference?

Metalworking was slowly developed over the ages by humans as a tool to improve their lives. As humanity has evolved so has our knowledge of metalworking, from the primitive blacksmiths of ancient times to the cutting-edge metalworkers of today. Metalworking has become an essential part of our civilization and has enabled us to build everything […]

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