Don’t Let It Get This Bad

THIS IS NEVER OK Problem: Weak connection – welding current is meeting resistance Solution: Cut off the cable and reattach.  If the cable is stiff (this means the cable is over-heating) replace the whole length of cable with a larger diameter of cable (to give better current flow)     Problem: The work clamp is […]

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Non Welders With Welding Risks

Very large companies have a Safety Officer who is constantly going over safety issues; in fact, they’ll have a highly trained staff working in safety. But not every welding company is in need of a full time dedicated Safety Officer. Regardless of the size of the shop, the authorities expect a certain level of safety […]

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Fix Your Welding Problems Using Math

“We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.” Albert Einstein The welding process is no longer a mystery, it’s an engineered science. The days of magic and superstition are over. The body of knowledge is deeper and more helpful.   Quality control and welding inspectors are well acquainted with […]

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How Much Time Should You Spend Fixing A Problem?

A University undergraduate student was hired for the summer to work at a lab for PhD candidates. Soon after the student started his job, he left the country for 6 weeks. A staff member noticed the student was on the payroll, but no one could remember ever seeing him. An investigation started and they found […]

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Welding Gloves

“ I guess the question I’m asked the most often is: “When you were sitting in that capsule listening to the count-down, how did you feel?” Well, the answer to that one is easy. I felt exactly how you would feel if you were getting ready to launch and knew you were sitting on top […]

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Welding 101

Tensile strength is a measurement of the force required to pull something such as rope, wire, or a structural beam to the point where it breaks. Yield strength – The stress a material can withstand without permanent deformation. This is not a sharply defined point. Yield strength is the stress which will cause a permanent […]

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When To Get A Product Demo

There is nothing greater than a product demonstration when selling or buying a new product. For the seller, he’s showing the truth of his claims. For the buyer, he’s making the best evaluation of the product. But, no one wants a product demo, and who can blame them? Demos can be expensive to put on. […]

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A Few Brands That We Are Proud To Carry

  • miller
  • victor
  • esab
  • avesta
  • hypertherm
  • hobart
  • walter
  • weldmark