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Overview of Friction Stir Welding

Friction stir welding, or FSW, is a solid state joining technique that is used on metals where the original characteristics of the metal must remain as unchanged...

Overview of Carbon Arc Cutting

Carbon arc cutting, one of the steel cutting options is a cutting method that cuts metal by melting it from the heat of an air carbon arc....

Torch Cutting Instructional Videos

The following torch cutting instructional videos are provided by Smith Equipment. Smith Equipment offers an extensive line of cutting torches, gas regulators, tips and replacement gauges. Acetylene...

Welding Electrodes

Electrodes are a necessity in welding. Molten metal becomes brittle or has other negative qualities when exposed to air as it absorbs nitrogen and oxygen. Slag covers...

Brazing Techniques

Brazing is a popular form of welding. It is an excellent way to join two metals. Fillers are brought to high temperatures ‚Äď usually above 800 degrees...

Overview of Vibration Welding

Vibration welding, is a form of frictional welding where force is applied to two pieces of a material so that they are pressed together extremely tightly. They...

The Basics of Oxyacetylene Gas Welding Tanks and Equipment

Gas Cylinders: Oxygen & Acetylene Oxygen is pressurized in tanks at approximately 2220 pounds per square inch (PSI). Oxygen tanks have a valve and are always covered...

Avoiding ‚ÄúFume Fever‚ÄĚ

Imagine you just finished up a day on the job, welding Galvanized Steel. You head home, shower up, and grab a beer as you settle in to...

Overview of Ultrasonic Welding

Ultrasonic welding uses high-frequency ultrasonic acoustic vibrations which are applied to materials that are being held together under pressure to create a solid-state weld. This method is most...

American Welding Schools by State

If you’re looking at getting into welding then what better place to start than a school that teaches you that skill. Below is a list of welding...

Weekly Roundup ‚Äď November Edition

Much took place in the welding world this past month. I‚Äôve even added a new category to sort it all out (check out the ‚ÄúWelding Art‚ÄĚ section)....

Overview of Plasma Welding

Since its creation in 1957, plasma arc welding has become one of the most reliable forms of welding in today’s world.  Plasma welding is a process where...

Flammable Fumes and Welding Do Not Mix

One lucky owner of a missing welding unit is getting a little help from the media. Full details of this case, information on new and improving welding...

Overview of Orbital Welding

The orbital welding process gets its name from the fact that an electrode rotates around, or ‚Äúorbits,‚ÄĚ the stationary product being welded. As with tungsten inert gas...

‚ÄĒ User‚Äôs Guide to Weld My World Blog ‚ÄĒ

Weld My World is a supplementary blog for the Baker’s Gas & Welding Supplies website (www.bakersgas.com). The goal of our blog is to be a resource for...

About the American Welding Society

What is the American Welding Society? The American Welding Society (AWS) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1919 which boasts the latest resources for welders and other...

Overview of MIG Welding

Selecting the right MIG welder for the job is probably the most important thing you can know.  MIG welders come in a 1-Phase, Combination 1 & 3...

Safety and Proper Welding Gear

Safety cannot be stressed enough when it comes to any form of welding.  The risks are high from serious burns, blindness, to explosions.  Welding safety is universal,...

Overview of Torch Cutting

The tip of your cutting torch is based on the flame characteristics of the fuel gas used, material cutting, and is where all the action takes place. ...

Tips for Learning and Improving Welding Skills

    Producing consistent quality welds requires the use of professional grade tools and equipment. Proper fitting (gloves, safety glasses, welding shield), and necessary protective clothing, are also...

A Few Quick Tips for Beginning Welders

A lot of people will tell you a lot of different things when it comes to welding ‚ÄĒ what‚Äôs the best, easiest, and fastest way to do...

A Brief History of Welding

Welding: ‚Äďverb, to unite or fuse (as pieces of metal) by hammering, compressing, or the like, esp. after rendering soft or pasty by heat, and sometimes with...

Overview of Stick Welding

Shielded Metal Arc Welding, also known as stick welding is a more forgiving weld then other types of welding and has been one of the most popular...

Overview of TIG Welding

TIG welding is somewhat similar to Mig welding except it can weld a larger variety of metals and is great for creating art as well. TIG welding...