Tag: welding

  • What are the Types of Weld Joints and Which is the Strongest

    What are the Types of Weld Joints and Which is the Strongest

    For all the years that I’ve been welding, one of the debates that I’ve always heard discussed was which welding joint works the best and which one is the strongest. This is an important discussion because if you use the wrong kind of joint on the wrong project, it can weaken the whole thing. This…

  • Can Welding be a Career?

    Can Welding be a Career?

    You might be asking yourself, are welding jobs really in demand? Welders are always need, in a variety of fields. There are many welding careers available, some requiring certifications. Pay starts around $20,000 and some positions may even pay into the six-figure range. You don’t need a college education to become a welder. If you…

  • What are the Different Types of Welding Gases

    What types of gases are used when welding? Welding requires the use of a variety of gases. Some welding gases can be used purely, while others are mixed with one or more gases to create a combination. Welding gases vary in cost and application. If you’re interested in learning more about the types of gases…

  • Which Welding Rod Should I be Using

    Which Welding Rod Should I be Using

    If you’re just getting into welding, you may have a few questions about what type of welding rods to use. This is a very important step in any project. There are so many beginners out there that will just grab the first welding rod they come across thinking it doesn’t matter. Selecting the wrong welding…

  • What are the Different Types of Welding?

    What are the Different Types of Welding?

    What are the Different Types of Welders? There are several different types of welders available for purchase, and it’s important to understand what type of welder will best suit your needs. Certain welders work better on specific types of jobs and with different materials. The four basic types of welding are: MIG Welding TIG Welding…

  • The Ultimate Guide to Welding and Children

    The Ultimate Guide to Welding and Children

    Most experienced welders can recall the time in their childhood when a relative or family friend showed them how to weld. At the very least, they remember watching these people work in their shops on various projects and feeling interested in what they were up to. If you are a frequent welder or DIY person…

  • What Welding Helmet Shоuld I Buy?

    What Welding Helmet Shоuld I Buy?

    Welding іѕ а quіtе risky аnd challenging profession, whісh makes safety а top priority. Amоng уоur arsenal оf safety tools, а good auto darkening welding helmet is рrоbаblу thе single mоѕt important item – аnd fоr good reason. A welding helmet’s job іѕ tо protect уоu frоm radiation (ultraviolet аnd infrared), sparks аnd spatter, аnd а myriad оf…

  • Is Welding Bad for Your Eyes?

    Is Welding Bad for Your Eyes?

    One obvious concern with welding would be the possibility that the bright arc light could injure your eyes. It is true that without proper equipment and caution, welding can cause damage to your eyes ranging in severity from mild to serious. Wearing a welding mask should prevent eye damage. If you don’t make sure to…