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Resources to Help You Build, Weld a Utility Trailer

If you don’t own a truck and you have to regularly haul oddly shaped cargo, a utility trailer can be indispensable. Utility trailers range in size and shape. Some are simple while others have roofs. With a little welding experience and several free hours it

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Gone Fishing? Well, get to welding first!

Let's be honest, you weld because you love it (or at least because you're good enough at it to make enough money to keep putting that food on the table!) but wouldn't it be great if what you were welding could be put to use

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Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World

Aside from news in the “Welding Gone Wrong” category, not much has brewed in the welding world this week. Enjoy!   Picture Credit: The US Navy Special News Dallas welder transforms trash into garden sculptures Cynthia Daniel keeps a gangly old muffler in her carport,

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Welding Certification – The Basics

Stick, TIG, MIG, or flux core arc welding – whichever area of welding you are skilled in, expect to need certification to work in the welding field. Depending on the needs of the company, you may need certification in any area or a specific area

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Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World

Articles on welded game figures, a chance for free welding gear, and welding inspiration for students are just the tip of last week’s roundup. Enjoy!   Picture credit: Don Hankins on Flickr Special News Welder twists metal into Games figures North Delta resident Don Francis

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Rules and Guidelines for Aluminum Welding

For both new and experienced welders, aluminum welding can be challenging. Over-welding of the aluminum alloys can easily happen because of its “higher thermal conductivity and low melting point. Also, feeding aluminum welding wire during gas-metal-arc-welding (GMAW) presents a challenge because the wire is softer