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Welding Equipment – A Guide To Choosing Which Is Right For You

Oxy-Acetylene Welding Equipment Welding with the use of gas dates back to the middle of 1800's where the mixture of oxygen and hydrogen were used in the making of jewelery. Today we use a different mixture of oxygen and acetylene which together can produce a flame temperature in excess of 6000 deg f. This type of equipment is not only used for welding, but also to heat materials for bending and straightening,... [Read more]

MIG Welding Safety

Keeping their workplace safe is the one of the goals of almost every one of the half a million welders who work in various industries in this country. The dangers of welding are well documented; The Department of Labor estimates that four out of every thousand welders will be fatally injured over the course of their careers. Because of this danger, there are numerous safety regulations in place to... [Read more]

8 Pros and Cons of Aluminum Arc Welding

Arc welding is the process of joining or welding together two metal pieces using an electrical current. When the metal being welded is aluminum, it is called aluminum arc welding. The electric current is used to heat the metals to so high a temperature that they melt. The current used in the welding process can be DC or AC. A flux is formed around the weld area by the electric current, which avoids... [Read more]

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