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Do You Know Why are Welding Carts Angled?

SafetyWhen the welding cart shelf is tilted the welder has a better view of the controls of the machine. They can see exactly what settings the machine is being operated at.Welding machines are heavy objects and the slanted shelf helps to regulate the center of gravity so that the cart has a low center of […]

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How To Become A Pipeline Welder – Step By Step Guide

Pipeline welders arrange pipes according to a layout on a blueprint and then they weld those pipes together. These professionals make between $20 and $60 per hour. Experience, time on the job, and length of time with the company dictate the amount of pay a pipeline welder receives.There are ample opportunities for someone to work […]

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How To Weld Thin Metal With MIG, TIG Or Stick Welder

Image Credit: Prowelder87, WikiMediaMany profession welders recommend the arc welding method for joining thin-gauge metals. However, you can address the challenges of joining thin-gauge materials with a few welding processes. Let’s share some useful tips with these welding processes for thin metals.The Option Of MIG (Metal Inert Gas) WeldingThe MIG welder uses electricity to melt […]

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How To Fix An Exhaust Leak Without Welding

There’s a smart way of fixing your exhaust without changing the tubes, exhaust, and mufflers. It’s the size of the damaged area that determines your display of skill.   Most times, the leak from the exhaust tubes cause poor fuel economy and maintenance costs. However, you can fix exhaust leaks without using any welding process or […]

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How To Weld Pot Metal Like An Expert !

Anyone that keeps antiques might need to visit a metal pot welder. You can’t underestimate the versatility of pot metal materials because of their strength. Like cast iron, welding pot metal is a difficult process that requires skills. Examples of pot items include some automotive parts like window crank handles. Other materials include cheap ornaments, […]

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How To Solder Copper Pipe With Water In It

To solder copper pipes that contain water, you need more than torches, gloves, fuels, and some flux. Tube cutters, sandpapers, wire brushes, and safety glasses are important soldering tools too. If you understand the techniques, it’s not difficult to solder any diameter of copper pipes with water in them. However, your choice tools will determine […]

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Can You Weld Cast Iron With A Wire Feed Welder?

You’ll need to be careful when welding cast iron metals like exhaust manifold with MIG welds. It’s easier to weld cast iron with nickel rods, but it’s a difficult process with MIG welders. By preheating the cast iron metal with a torch, it prepares it for the next welding phase. This guide shows welding enthusiasts […]

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What Is The Difference Between Welding and Brazing – A Brief Guide

Welding is more than just fabricating or applying heat with electrodes and fusing metallic materials. While metal fabrication is a broad process, knowing the tools and techniques that are required for any metal-joining tasks is important. Sometimes, people use ‘welding’ and ‘brazing’ interchangeably without considering their differences. In this brief guide, we shall focus on […]

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How To Weld Sheet Metal With Flux Core Welder – Step by Step Guide

Normally, highly-skilled welders make perfect welds with efficient tools and techniques. When using arc welding machines, it’s important to have proper eyes and hand coordination. However,  there are common problems of sheet metal welding with the flux-cored technique. This technique has some positives too. In this article, you will learn how to use flux core welding […]

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