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 a bit. Below are a few of the newest and newly updated apps out there in the Android Market* and/or the App Store.

*The Android Market is now Google Play, so don’t be surprised when the Android Market links lead you to Google Play.

Miller Weld Setting Calculator – Android/Apple

MillerDescription: “Get your weld settings right from your Android with the Miller Weld Setting Calculator app. The calculator will help you tune your machine for optimal results based on a few simple questions. Weld calculators are handy references for weld parameters, electrode/wire type, basic techniques and process information for TIG, Stick or MIG.”

Price: FREE

Latest Update: Version 2.0

  • Calculator now operates offline
  • Now available for iPad

Download link(s): Android Market, App Store

Weld Design
Weld Design – Android

Description: Allows you to calculate in 2D/3D if a weld is strong enough.

Civil/structural app that bundles welding related tools.


  • Information about electrodes (stick, TIG, FCAW)
  • Calculations (Combined stress & Unity check)
  • MIG wire speed calculator

Price: FREE

Latest Update: Version 0.27

  • New main screen
  • Removed 3D calculator in favor of 2D calculator
  • Now properly displays long lines in the Information section

Download link(s): Android Market

Welding Educators Resource – Android

Welding Educators ResourceDescription: “Weld-Ed’s Educators Resource Guide was developed by the National Center for Welding Education and Training as a helpful tool to quickly access the vast and continually updated repository of welding industry data and learning resources available through

The app is a valuable tool for Welding Educators and features important links to Weld-Ed publications, white papers, training and promotional videos, curriculum guides, industry reports, news, career information, market studies, event calendars, and important contact information for Weld-Ed business, industry, educational, institutional and government partners nationwide.”

Price: FREE

Latest Update: No update

Download link(s): Android Market

ShopFloorTalk – Android

ShopFloorTalkDescription: “ShopFloorTalk is a discussion forum for anyone interested in welding, fabrication, machining and general metal work of all kinds.

We cater to the professional as well as the home shop hobbyist and even the “wanna-be” metal worker with aspirations of taking up the hobby. While our membership is uniquely suited to helping beginners get started in the field, our professional and master craftsmen exchange tricks of their special skills and trades in a generous range of ideas.”

Price: FREE

Latest Update: Version 1.3.9

  • Various bugfixes
  • Add Thanks support for supported forum types
  • Add “Remote Thumbnailer” option (default off) that allows you to use the remote thumbnailer to speed up thread’s thumbnail downloads. Your forum might not support this.
  • Fix issue with myBB inline attachment code being incorrect
  • Add option to upload JPG vs PNG attachments (defaults to JPG)
  • Add support for google analytic tracking via API

Download link(s): Android Market

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