While purchasing a good helmet is said to be the most important thing you can do to protect yourself while welding, it is your gloves that will be the first line of defense against hazards like sweltering heat, moisture, electricity, chemicals, molten metal and sparks.
Selecting and Welding Helmet Choosing the right welding helmet is arguably the most important thing you can do to increase your comfort, improve your productivity and result in better, more efficient welds. Unfortunately, choosing a helmet that meets your needs can be confusing if you’re
Welcome December! What a glorious end to another year and the Thanksgiving season, though I feel like some matter was overlooked. Through the Black Friday rush and Cyber Monday clicks there were some notable bargains missed. Yeah, that’s it. Where were all the welding deals?
If you’ve grown to be a top notch welder, you have no problem with the idea of personal marketing, and want the freedom of being your own boss, perhaps you should consider taking your welding job into your own hands. While the idea may be
From Arizona to Indiana, Australia, and even Japan, welders all over the world have the chance to put their skills to test against other welders. Now it’s your turn. I’ve listed three competitions out there that welders of varying skill levels are welcome to enter.
Spending time in welding forums I’ve noticed a great divide between welders – those that are finding more work than they can handle, and those that are desperate for work and have been unemployed for months. It seems that there are plenty of jobs for
I’ll try to not drench the “Weekly Roundup” with “Welding Gone Wrong” news, but every week I find at least one story about a fire or some other welding-related catastrophe. This should let you know that safety should not be a secondary priority when welding.
Let’s be honest, no one really likes tests. Sure there are plenty of people who ace them, pass with flying colors, but even they generally have some level of anxiety surrounding them. And for those who hate being put on the spot and the pressure
I’m a reader. Whenever I meet a challenge that is a bit difficult to understand, I read. I read in the morning, in the afternoon, at night – I even read in my dreams. But we’re not all readers, and when it comes to learning
We here at Baker’s Gas always have a decent selection of welding (and non-welding) items to ease your wallet and please your budget. Before you freeze off those welding scars, check out some of our winter-appropriate deals: Heat Through Machines Who can survive winter without