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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

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Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World

Amazing projects, programs, techniques, and more fill in the roundup this week. Be sure to read the first article in the roundup on Kenneth Dilley, a welder who overcame hardships to be positive teacher and mentor to others, and a man who passionately used his

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Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World

Three categories take over the roundup for this week: industry news, schools/programs, and welding gone wrong. Enjoy!  Picture courtesy of the U.S. Army Industry News – Supplies, Tools, Welding Processes: State of the arc: magnetism in pipes can stop welding progress Arc blow can stop

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MOTORZ TV: Learn How To Weld (Part 2) – VIDEO

A while back – quite a while back actually – I introduced you all to the welding tutorial video by TV. Part two of this welding “mini” tutorial features the same two guys, MOTORZ TV host Chris Duke and his friend Brian Karas, going over

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Getting familiar with MIG welding through practice

The old saying goes that practice makes perfect — and especially being that generally whenever you are welding you are going to need to make sure that the finished product meets a high level of standards, you want to get all the practice you can. 

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Weekly Roundup – News In The Welding World

So we’ve made it past the first full week of the new year. What did the welding world serve up last week, and what changes can we expect in the weeks to follow? Recent topics that we’ve discussed on this blog, such as underwater welding