All Categories

Welding Curtains: An Essential Safety Tool

Yea, we both know how important it is. Here’s an excerpt from WorkSafe BC safety regulations:  12.122 Radiation protection (1) Arc welding must not be carried out unless workers who may be exposed to radiation from the arc flash are protected by adequate screens, curtains or partitions or wear suitable eye protection. (2) A screen, […]

Read more

Why You Should Care About Your Welding Hose

Why You Should Care About Your Welding Hose The lowly welding hose is usually under appreciated and overly abused. Its users are dragging it through every kind of muck and/or using it for pulling equipment around. It’s stepped on, driven on, spilled on, and left on. And yet, you are depending on it for fulfilling […]

Read more

Money Leaks

Watch your pennies and your dollars will take care of themselves. There are many ways to enjoy throwing away your money. Then there’s money you’re throwing away and getting nothing in return. One of those no payback times could be your welding gases. Gases are one of the most expensive components in the welding process. […]

Read more

Cutting and Welding with Propane

This article is originally from the IWDC Chronicles, which is a newsletter for IWDC members.  View the original article and the rest of the newsletter here. This article is by Rich Mansmann, VP of Gas Programs, “An IWDC Member had a problem with sludge build-up on the torch surfaces when using propane in a high volume preheating […]

Read more

Switching to Propane

“Can I switch from Acetylene to another fuel gas, like Propane?” Usually the main reason behind this questions is the high cost of acetylene. But not everyone switches; there are other issues besides cost, which have to be taken into consideration: If you would like to switch to a fuel gas, such as Propane, here […]

Read more

How to Make Your Engine Drive Last Longer

The farmer loved the amount of work his mule did for him. But, it was always irking him that his mule ate too much. He kept thinking about this problem until he came up with a good plan: reduce a little amount of his food and check it if affects the mule’s output of work. […]

Read more

Why Do We Need Check Valves or Flash Back Arrestors?

Why Do We Need Check Valves or Flash Back Arrestors? “Suitable safety devices to prevent reverse gas flow and to arrest a flashback must be installed on each hose in an Oxy-fuel system, between the torch and the regulator.” –Work Safe BC regulation 12.120 Flashback prevention Click here for the publication from WorkSafe BC   […]

Read more

A Few Brands That We Are Proud To Carry

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