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5 Key Considerations in Selecting the Right Filler Metal for Your Welding Project

When it comes right down to it, the strength, longevity and overall integrity of a weld depends largely upon the filler metal. Failing to select the right...

Newark Welder Mixes Art and Practicality

New and improved welding programs continue to pop up all around this country – further proof that welding is not a dying profession. Chow down on info...

Managing Welding Costs

If you have an understanding of your welding costs and have been recording your costs, you can now begin to manage your welding costs. GMAW/MIG Welding Common...

A Weld of Possibilities

Another week has come to a close as we draw nearer to 2012. Chatter about virtual reality creating welding jobs, articles on new welding courses, and more...

Understanding the Cost of Welding

It is essential to know the cost of a weld to make manufacturing decisions. An understanding of welding economics and the value added by technology will allow...

Wonder Women Casting: Seeking Real-Life ‘Wendy the Welder’

Doron Ofir Casting is on the hunt for real-life Wonder Women who fill the roles of Wendy the Welder, Rosie the Riveter, Mining Michelle, Long Shore Lucy,...

Careers in Welding: Naval Hull Technician

All four branches of the military offer extensive welder's training programs, each with their own unique job assignments; however, the navy is the most renowned...

FABTECH 2011 Breaks Records

Holiday madness is in full effect but the welding world isn’t sitting still just yet. If you missed out on FABTECH this year, get a summarized version...

Welding Events in December (2011)

Slim pickings here for December. With so many holiday events to prepare, it’s no wonder the welding world is quieting down a bit. For those still eager...

6 Questions About Aluminum Filler Alloy Selection

Another round of FABTECH has ended, and this years was just as exciting, innovative and informative as previous years have been. I’ve noticed quite a few videos...

What Does a Certified Welding Inspector Actually Do?

One of the most appealing aspects of working in the welding trade is the variety of career options and specializations it offers. Welding Careers As I’ve blogged...

Taking the Nontraditional Approach to Job Hunting

Some of us need a job, and some us really need a job. Deciding that submitting his resume was just not enough, experienced welder Charles Prather has...

Why Welders Make Good Entrepreneurs

If you're a welder and have wondered about breaking out on your own, the idea might not be too far-fetched. In the UK the average entrepreneur is...

Weekly Roundup – New Baker's Gas Refresh

BakersGas.com just got a facelift! It’s now even easier to access Baker’s promotions, news, tips, and more. Be sure to check it out.  

Disaster Preparedness: Taking Matters Into a Welder’s Hands

We all love a good doomsday flick, but some of us view Armageddon, apocalypse, or whatever you want to call it as a real possibility (the TV...

Tips for Measuring a Fillet Weld

A fillet weld typically can be found between two perpendicular pieces of metal.  In order for your fillet weld to fit properly it should be the same...

How to Use YouTube to Grow Your Welding Business

If you’ve taken my advice and started a simple website for your welding business, now’s the time to take it a step further. Video marketing, with a...

Delayed, Mandatory, or Voluntary: Is Welding Retirement Still an Option?

Do you want to retire, have to retire, or are you a part of a growing number of Americans that fall under both categories yet are not...

5 Tips for Launching Your Freelance Welding Career

The Reality of Our New Economy Our economy is currently in a state of flux, dramatically altering the landscape of traditional business, commerce and trade. Ultimately, this...

Global Study Shows Increased Demand for Welding Equipment, Consumables

Picture Credit: Atlas Services A study released by Frost & Sullivan in September, 2011, shows that the global demand for ARC welding equipment and related consumables increased...

Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World

Another go of Fabtech is soon to be underway! Get the details about that welding event and more in Welding Events in November. While you wait for...

Earn Extra Money Publishing Your Own Welding eBook

If you’re a veteran welder with years of experience in the welding trade, your practical knowledge and expertise represents a goldmine opportunity to earn great money by...

Welding Resources – Welding Safety

Welding Resources: an Introduction This is the first installment of a monthly Welding Resources series. In this series, we’ll be covering key topics relevant to welding and...

What is the Difference between Welding Schools and Welding Colleges?

If you are planning on becoming a welder then chances are you are looking at finding a school to attend. By the time you start looking you...