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What Sets Victor Gas Regulators Apart

In order to get a steady, constant cut with your cutting torch, you need a high quality regulator that maintains a steady gas pressure while you set...

New Ways of Looking at Safety for Welders

Sometimes we take safety for granted. Employers may regularly remind us of safety protocol. We read Fire Prevention for Welders. OSHA books may be handed to us....

AWS Online Training Programs Bring the Classroom to You

Whether you’re at home, work, the library or the local McDonalds, the only restriction to AWS Online Training Programs is internet access. Complete with welding seminars, certification...

How to Properly Prepare Metal for Welding

Welding is a profession that requires much knowledge on the part of the welder and part of that knowledge is knowing how to properly prepare metal for...

5 Tips for Effectively Welding a Cone

For seasoned, veteran welders, welding a cone is old hat ‚Äď a task they mastered long ago. For a student and aspiring welder, home project welder new...

Taking Care of Yourself, Welders’ Fitness and Nutrition

Welders accept a level of risk with their occupation. In general, exercise will increase anyones quality of life. It's especially important for welding to be mindful of...

Social Media is a Power Tool for Welders

Welders will be the first to inform you that the more powerful a tool is the greater the risks are. The same holds true for social media....

What’s in a Name? How to Name Your Welding Company

The direction of your business may change, the amount of money you make may change, but your business name will remain constant. Get it right, the first...

Enhanced Welding Techniques for the Navy

March Madness isn’t the only event underway; enhance your welding skills or start afresh when you gear up to join one of the new welding programs below...

Fire Prevention for Welders

It is easy to take for granted things that you work with everyday. (Have you ever seen someone who works with poisonous snakes, crocodiles, or tigers and...

New and Updated Welding Apps for Your Phone or Tablet

If you’re like me, you spend a considerable (sometimes obscene) amount of time looking for new apps. Let me ease the welding app search for you just...

Build Your Welding Library: The Latest Welding Book Releases

Just as welders have to update their skills to stay fresh and ahead of the competition, welding libraries should always be stocked with the latest welding books...

Pass the 3G MIG Welding Certification Test [VIDEO]

If you had the opportunity to pass the 3G MIG certification test in less time than it usually takes, would you take it? Let’s put aside taking...

Metal Heat Treatment, Part II

If you haven’t yet read Part I, catch up here. We ended by mentioning that there were other heat treatments including hardening, cold treating, or cryogenic treating....

Intro to Induction Welding and Induction Heating

Induction Welding What is induction welding? Induction welding is similar to resistance welding. In resistance welding, however, the current is delivered through contacts to the work piece,...

"…we need a national PR campaign for skilled labor."

A few months ago in Atlanta I ran into Tom Vilsack, our Secretary of Agriculture. Tom told me about a governor he knows who was unable to...

Creativity Sparks Art

In some US cities, welding jobs are so plentiful there are classes opening up just to train new people for the field. Set your eyes on the...

Architectural Blacksmiths

What is Architectural Blacksmithing? Custom designed iron works that serve architectural purposes can be forged by architectural blacksmiths. Many of the same techniques and tools used hundreds...

New Welding Learning Centers

Are you ready for some football (I would be so much more interested were it my team playing for the Lombardi trophy)? Football fan or not, the...

Cheap and Clever Ways to Promote Your Welding Services

You have the skills, the tools and the time to get the job done, but you don’t know how to sell yourself. Are you looking to get...

5 Tips for Selecting the Best Welding Machine to Make Field Repairs

A great many welding projects are not conducted in the cozy confines of comfortable, well equipped and environmentally controlled welding shops, or even an equally convenient industrial...

Weld With Confidence

Have you ever heard the expression: Success Breeds Success? What does that phrase really mean? It’s kind of like a hit song or blockbuster movie. Regardless of...

How to Get a Good Welding Ground [VIDEO]

In the video below, welding artist Kevin Caron ‚Äď we first introduced him in the blog post MIG Welding Tip for Beginners: Push or Lead the Puddle?...

Titanium Welding Tips

The process of welding titanium requires experience and knowledge in the proper welding techniques.  Using the wrong technique when welding titanium has been known to cause weld...