Category Archives: Equipment

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,

Lincoln welding helmet

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:

Get the Best Clarity and Widest View in a Welding Helmet

Miller Electric has become a go-to brand for top of the line welding helmets, and the latest ClearLight Technology in its Digital Infinity helmets promises some of the best clarity and one of the largest viewing areas in a helmet. Here’s a preview of what

Lighter Stick Welding with the Miller Thunderbolt

The Miller Thunderbolt 160 and 210 DC Stick welders provide the punch and portability that welders working in a variety of locations can rely on. This popular stick welder and power source has been in high demand, and welders have been raving about its portability,