Laser Welding 101

These days, in order to be marketable, a welder needs to be able to practice a wide variety of welding techniques like, submerged arc, resistance, high-frequency resistance, induction, ultrasonic and electron-beam welding. But today there is a technique that is becoming more popular that can

Weekly Roundup – News In The Welding World

Virtual welding, prison welding, remote-control welding, “Why welding remains vital for today's manufacturers,” and more in this edition of the Weekly Roundup. Picture courtesy ElisFanClub on Flickr Special News: Prison welding teaches, inspires Next week, the welding class at Deer Ridge Correctional Institution in Madras

Welding Projects: Let Your Hobby Take Flight

In following up with the idea that there are almost limitless possibilities when it comes to welding applications, the hobbyist will no doubt be putting on their own thinking cap in regards to their next welding project.  For those of you interested in making models

Weekly Roundup – News In The Welding World

Sticking to my commitment of less “Welding Gone Wrong” news, here are some bits about new welding supplies, welding overseas, and more. The lead story is just the type to lift up your spirits this holiday: Iraqis learn welding through one of our own, Army

Oh The Possibilities: Many Welding Projects

There are many different ways to put your welding skills to good use.  There are of course plenty of welding job opportunities to make a career out of welding, but there are also many other ways to utilize your welding techniques and practices to supply

The Welding Before Christmas

It was the “welding” before Christmas. . . I could continue, but I won’t. I’m interested in the story of what you’re doing for the holidays this year. Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa, often welders use their skills to spread holiday joy. Check

How to Choose Welding Gloves

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.