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Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World

Industry news, schools/programs and students, and "Welding Gone Wrong" are the three categories covered this week. Enjoy! Picture Credit: NASA Industry News – Supplies, Tools, Welding Processes: Waiting for Arcs and Sparks If the economy is starting to recover, industrial and manufacturing activity should be

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Welding Refresher: Welding Symbols 2

Pop quiz! Every now and then it’s good to make sure you still understand the most basic elements of welding. Understanding welding symbols is not only a basic element of welding, it’s also one of the most important. Ready to identify 8 more types of

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Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World

This is more like the “middle-of-the-week roundup.” Last week was such a slow week for welding news that I decided to wait a few more days to create this post. Enjoy! Picture Credit: km6xo on Flickr    Special News Go Welding.Org is Bringing Much Needed,

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Overview of Stick Welding

Shielded Metal Arc Welding, also known as stick welding is a more forgiving weld then other types of welding and has been one of the most popular forms of welding in home garages to shops. With stick welding, you can weld parts that are not

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Overview of TIG Welding

TIG welding is somewhat similar to Mig welding except it can weld a larger variety of metals and is great for creating art as well. TIG welding allows you to weld steel, stainless steel, Chromalloy, aluminum, nickel alloys, magnesium, copper, brass, bronze, and even gold.

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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