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Common Welding Mistakes to Know and Avoid

Common Welding Mistakes to Know and Avoid

Safety is the #1 rule when welding metal. It is important to be hypervigilant on tool maintenance and use. Some of the danger is also injury to the welder that cannot be repaired, such as eyesight damage or loss, hearing loss, burns, and so much more. Ensure inspecting safety gear each time before use, and if there is any flaw (major or minor), replace the item to keep problems to a minimum. 

How to Break Into the Welding World

How to Break Into the Welding World

When venturing into welding, it’s also essential that you buy welding accessories. These accessories may include welding gloves, wires, aprons, and helmets. For some welding accessories, such as welding wires, check the welder’s specifications so that you don’t err. Moreover, buy the best shielding gas for your welder. You can opt to buy a welding gas tank from your local supplier or make an online purchase. The bottom line is becoming a fully-fledged expert with all the tools of the trade.

Scholarships for Civil Engineering Students

Scholarships for Civil Engineering Students

Engineering is one of the most relevant college majors today. It opens doors to a wide variety of highly lucrative career paths. For many future engineers, paying for an education is a seemingly insurmountable hurdle standing in the way of their dreams. Scholarships...

How Will Welding Strategies Impact 3D Printing?

How Will Welding Strategies Impact 3D Printing?

How would various sectors operate without welding? Industries such as Automotobile rely heavily on welding to actualize their manufacturing plans. They use welding to design the cars the way they want them to be. Since the 20th century, welding has been the core of...

5 Ways to Hone Your Welding Skills

5 Ways to Hone Your Welding Skills

Whether you’re an amateur welder or choose the vocation to make a living, there is always room for improvement. Not only will you produce a better product, but you will also find welding to be more engaging and interesting as you learn more. Here are five easy ways to...

Stick Welding: Tools and Process

Stick Welding: Tools and Process

Stick welding, known to some welders as shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), uses an electrode and electrical power to weld different metals together. An electrode is a metal rod that conducts an electric current to provide filler metal for joints.   The Process...

Three Main Types of Structural Steel Welding

Three Main Types of Structural Steel Welding

Structural steel is a favorite in the world of construction for many reasons. First, products can be produced quickly to speed up projects. These materials usually cost less than other building materials and have a great aesthetic appeal that customers love. Also,...