Category Archives: Equipment

How to Find Serial Numbers on Welding Helmets

Locating a serial number on a welding helmet is extremely useful for taking advantage of warranties, registering your helmet, or qualifying for special product upgrades or replacements. However, serial numbers aren’t always easy to find on welding helmets, especially since different brands and models within

Improve the Safety of Your Welding Shop

Every month we compile a roundup of welding stories in the news, and every month we find several reports of welding accidents, fires, and injuries. Some weeks there are more than we can include, and we don’t doubt that plenty of incidents go unreported. That’s

Basic Gas Cylinder Safety Tips for Welders

Baker’s Gas and Welding handles gas tanks every day in all of our locations, and we have seen all kinds of cylinders come into our shops to be refilled. Some are well-maintained and regularly tested, while others are a catastrophe waiting to happen. Here are

What Are the Essential Simple Welding Tools for Your Shop?

Setting up an efficient, top-notch welding shop is all about having the right tools on hand for the job. Oftentimes a small, simple tool can make all of the difference in selecting the right welder settings or getting the metal workpiece cleaned up before getting

Is This the Most Versatile Cutting Torch on the Market?

The Detroit Torch Cobra DHC2000 is fast becoming one of the most talked about Oxy-Acetylene cutting systems on the market. This simple, ergonomic pistol-grip torch is designed to efficiently deliver heat in a low velocity, highly concentrated flame that can weld most common metals, even

How Magswitch Magnets Improve Weld Accuracy

Magswitch magnets have a wide variety of applications in welding shops and in fabrication businesses, providing magnetized hooks, grounding clamps, and supports for welding in a variety of positions and angles. They improve worksite safety, keep metal workpieces cleaner, simplify moving metal around the site,

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How to Choose a Welding Helmet Based on Clarity Rating

A welding helmet lens is graded for its clarity with a series of four numbers. The clearest helmet receives a 1/1/1/1 rating and helmets with slightly less clarity receive a 1/1/1/2, but is the highest rating the best rating for you? When it comes to

How to Find Consumables for the ESAB Rebel

The ESAB Rebel EMP 215 IC MULTIPROCESS 3 in 1 welder has become one of the most popular multi process welders alongside machines like the Miller Multimatic  because it combines exceptional welding options in a compact, rugged machine that is easy for beginners to learn,

Save on All Hypertherm Plasma Cutter Models

Baker’s Gas and Welding is offering significant savings and rebates on the Hypertherm Powermax plasma cutting systems. Students or recent graduates of an accredited welding program can receive rebates between $100 and $500 depending on the machine purchased, while anyone can use the PROMO Code: