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Common MIG Welding Errors and How to Avoid Them

Introduction MIG welding, or Metal Inert Gas welding, is a widely used technique in the welding industry. While MIG welding is known for its efficiency and versatility, welders often encounter common errors that can compromise the quality of their work. In this article, we will explore some of the [...]

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Choosing the Right Welding Process: A Comprehensive Guide for Welders

Welding, the process of joining materials using high heat and, often, a filler material, is a fundamental skill in the metalworking industry. It’s a craft that demands skill, precision, and the right choice of welding process. Each welding method offers unique advantages and is best suited for particular applications. [...]

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Welding Safety: Prioritizing a Secure Workplace

Ensuring safety in the welding industry is of paramount importance, not just for compliance with regulations but also to protect the health and well-being of those involved. One crucial standard that guides welding safety is ANSI Z49.1, established by the American Welding Society (AWS). In this article, we will [...]

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Building a Strong Foundation: Becoming a Welder

Are you intrigued by the sparks flying and the art of fusing metal together? Becoming a welder could be the perfect career path for you. Welding is a highly rewarding profession that offers diverse job opportunities and a chance to leave your mark on various industries. This article is [...]

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Fundamentals of MIG: What Gas is Used For MIG Welding

When creating the perfect MIG gun there is a lot for you to consider. From what torch to select to what gas to use, you need to determine which is best for your application. So in this article, we are going to discuss: What is shielding gas? Types of [...]

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8 Tips to Reduce Welding Costs

It doesn’t take a savvy business owner to know that reducing welding costs leads to better profits. What really sets a manufacturing company apart is knowing how to cut costs without cutting corners. If you are the CEO or Operations Manager, it is your job to create plans and [...]

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How Welding Played A Role In Star Wars

May the Fourth Be With You We can’t think of a better way to celebrate May the 4th than to share some of our favorite Star Wars welding scenes, arguably one of the most iconic movie series of all time. And if you really think about it, we work [...]

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MIG vs TIG Welding: Why MIG Welding is Better Than TIG Welding

Arc welding processes are as varied as the workpieces they create, and choosing the right one is vital to your project’s success. While MIG and TIG welding both form the weld using an electric arc, the techniques are quite different. Choosing the wrong one can lead to more than [...]

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Arc Welding Equipment and Processes

The end goal for all arc welders is the same – an expertly welded, precision product that’s to standard, sturdy, and even beautiful. Getting there though can be vastly different depending on the type of arc welding process they employ. Today, there are five main welding styles, and each [...]

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GMAW Basics of Welding Aluminum

Aluminum is a popular material used in various industries due to its lightweight, strength, and durability. However, welding aluminum can be a challenging task for welders due to its unique properties. Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), also known as MIG welding, is a commonly used welding process for aluminum.

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What Is Hex Chrome And Does Plasma Cutting Produce It?

Obviously, when it comes to welding, safety is of the utmost importance. From following best practices to taking extra precautionary measures, it is imperative to follow a “safety first” mentality to protect yourself and those around you. Since hex chrome can pose significant risk to welders, it is necessary [...]

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Ask About our Torch Replacement Conversion Program.

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