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Weekly Welding Roundup‚ÄďYoung Welder Travels the World for Competitions

Welder Ryan Fincher, 21, of Cedartown, GA finished just short of winning the spot of U.S. representative for the WorldSkills welding competition three years ago. He then...

Weekly Welding Roundup ‚Äď Welding Industry Poised for Growth

It’s impressive that Jonathan Flores, 24, has completed his welding program with a 4.0 average and is poised to...

Huron Welding: 4 Generations of Welders

Huron Welding in South Dakota spans back four generations to Jack Wold, who established the business in 1918 in a cramped workshop. Wold was among the first,...

Welding Students Help Local Police Department

The bomb squad at the Scranton, PA Police Department had a special request for the Johnson College Welding Training Center. Students were asked to build heavy duty...

Superior Welding Shop Celebrates 100 Years

The original Superior Welding Shop in Hutchinson, Kansas is celebrating its 100-year anniversary this year and is still going strong. The company was started in 1917 by...

Comparing Arc Welding to Gas Welding

There once was a time when the majority of welders were joining metal together using an oxyacetylene torch. From bridges to battleships, these torch setups using oxygen...

Life is Short, Live it Large ‚Äď Argon Infused Welder‚Äôs Coffee

Large Time Fabrication Large Time Fabrication is a company local to us here in Michigan and they have a great story! You may have seen their amazing...

Back to School Welding Projects

Back to school season is here and whether you have kids, grandkids or no kids at all, it is a busy season for your entryway or mudroom....

Find the Best Deals on Welding Machines and Supplies at the New Baker’s Website

If you’re looking for the best deals on welding machines online and you’d like to save an additional $10 on your next purchase, then check out the...

Tips for Choosing a Welding Helmet

Whether you are a professional welder, hobbyist, or a novice welder, one of the most important aspects and elements of welding is protective gear. In particular, your...

Welding Tips for the Beginner Welder

With the school year rapidly approaching, new welding students are filing in all over the country. It helps to have some tips for these new welders or...

New! Millermatic 211

The much-awaited NEW Millermatic 211’s are here! One of the best selling Miller machines just got better. The new Millermatic has countless new features making it the...

Shop Tillman and Save This Month at Baker’s

Tillman is one of the most renowned top manufacturers of high-quality welding gloves and protective gear. They make the best-fitting gloves on the market today in a...

GMAW Electrodes

Often in the supply industry we are asked what type of wire should be used for certain jobs. In general, terms the only requirement is the chemical...

Purpose of Purging in Welding

Purging is a term used when utilizing a gas on the backside of a weld. Generally to keep it from oxidizing, but in retrospect it is to...

Process Selection

There are many things to consider when selecting the right welding process for the job. In most cases equipment is the limiting factor. Many times in the...

Preheating ‚Äď True or False

Over the years we have heard many things about preheating steels before welding. Preheating pulls the moisture out of the material. Preheating burns the contaminants away. Preheating...

Basic Welding Symbols

Welding symbols are essential to the function of weldments. Without proper welding symbols or correct interpretation, a weldment may not function correctly or could fail in the...

Troubleshooting Common Problems when MIG Welding Aluminum

By Galen White, senior welding engineer, Hobart Brothers Company Aluminum offers numerous benefits high strength-to-weight ratio, corrosion resistance, and high thermal and electrical conductivity that make it...

The Cost of Welding

The cost of welding is often misconstrued. As a welding supply company, we are very familiar with where the true costs of projects and equipment. We will...

Hypertherm Month At Baker’s Gas

On May 1st, Baker’s Gas and Welding Supplies will be kicking off Hypertherm Month. What that means is there will be promotions running throughout the month that...

Bakersgas.com Customer Appreciation Week on Facebook

Bakersgas.com has had another great year and we recognize this would not be possible without our customers.  In the spirit of giving we are featuring a promotion...

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....

Metal Heat Treatment Part I

Heating to extreme temperatures (or chilling) will harden or soften metal. The process may alter the physical, and sometimes chemical, properties of the metal. Here are some...