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The Enduring 7018 Electrode

Most good welders will have at least one story that sounds like this: “You’re not going to believe this but it’s as true as _______ (I live, water is wet, an apple is a fruit). We were on ___________ (holidays, the way back from camp, the way to the hospital) with ___________(the wife and 6 […]

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We Think You’re Wonderful; How To Get A Better Deal From Your Gas Supplier

One of the reasons magicians dislike YouTube is someone has gone and spilled the beans. (Just type in magician tricks revealed.) It’s difficult to be mysterious and entertaining when your audience knows what’s coming next. But it can be good comedy, if the conjurer doesn’t know you know. We’re not going to use YouTube but […]

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Magnetic Tools

by Ron-Son’s Torch When we were kids, magnets were our first introduction to real magic: an unseen power attracting and repulsing things. But we were not alone in our fascination of magnets. Others smarter than us found ways to apply this power. We are seeing magnets being used for fun (roller coasters) to life assisting tools […]

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Welding Stainless Steel

by Ron-Son’s Torch  Stainless steel is one of the man-made metals that became popular because of its highly desirable features: rugged nature and good looks. It’s rugged nature makes it suitable to work in highly corrosive enviroments. Paired with its good looks (it’s expensive as it looks, believe me) makes it a popular choice in […]

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Certification

by Ron-Son’s Torch Have you ever been asked by your customer if your welding machines are certified? Do you know why your customer is asking? And why it’s important to him? This short article is going to answer those questions. From time to time, our customers get asked, “Are your welding machines certified?” Their customer […]

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Welding Procedure Specification

A recipe is an amazing document. It belongs at Hogwarts or in Treasure Island. By following the instructions, you’re creating a magic potion or finding a buried treasure. The book publishers get it. They’re not ashamed to publish one more cookbook; they just put in different pictures and change the book cover. And the avid […]

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Welding Fumes in the Air

Welding Fumes in the Air? Watch for Manganese… By Ron-Son’s Torch  “It’s early Saturday morning and Cicero the bull is standing in   the middle of the train tracks. He’s preparing himself to take on the oncoming freight train. So there he is, pawing the ground, snorting furiously, and trying to look large and terrible. The […]

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A Few Brands That We Are Proud To Carry

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