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3 Welding Projects to Spring Clean Your Shop

No matter how much or how little snow is on the ground in your part of the country, spring will be here before you know it. When the weather begins to warm up, most of us get the urge to clean, organize, and prepare for

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Is rig welding for you? In a recent edition of the Fabricator, Jim Mosman writes that he has seen many of his former welding students earn significant salaries as rig welders in the Permian Basin (located primarily in Texas), and that the long days and

The Best Sale on the Lincoln Squarewave TIG/Stick Welder

Right now you can save $475 on a Lincoln Squarewave TIG/stick welder by combining the savings of the current Lincoln Electric rebate and the discounts available on Baker’s Gas and Welding. This powerful machine offers a wide range of versatile stick and TIG welding options

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The welding program at Grand Rapids Community College is among those that have benefitted from a $10,000 grant from the legendary heavy metal band Metallica. The college is one of 10 schools that were awarded $10,000 from the Metallica Scholars grant. Out of a sense

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Deanna Drew inherited a welding program at Amboy High School in Illinois that she admits was in bad shape. The students had an inadequate number of dated helmets, old machines, no safety jackets, poor ventilation, and water leaks that were too close for comfort to

Introducing the New Miller Multimatic 255 Multiprocess Welder

Miller’s Multimatic Multiprocess welder took the welding world by storm with its simple interface and extensive multiprocess features. Now Miller has released the all new and improved Multimatic 255, offering a crystal clear LCD color screen for adjusting settings and a wide range of welding

Holiday Welding Projects: 2 Christmas Trees You Can Weld

One of the best parts of being a welder is being able to put your skills to work in unconventional ways. Throughout the year we love to highlight holiday welding projects, and December is no exception. Whether you prefer to cut a fresh evergreen or

Introducing the Optrel Crystal 2.0 Welding Helmet

Realistic color and a perfectly clear, unclouded shade 2 inactive settings make the Optrel Crystal 2.0 welding helmet one of the most compelling welding helmet options on the market. You’ve never enjoyed a combination of safety and clarity like this when on the job site,

Introducing the New Millermatic 255 Pulsed MIG Welder

The new Millermatic 255 Pulsed MIG Welder releases in January 2019 and promises to take the popular Millermatic 252 MIG welder to the next level with its crystal clear display, more programmable settings (pulse, mig, etc.) and auto-set options for a wider variety of metals.