One of the hardest things I've had to learn as a welder is to MIG weld large gaps. I've had to do this a lot over the years and learning the exact process can be tricky especially if you don't know the exact process you should follow. How do you MIG weld large gaps? There are 2 basic methods to MIG welding large gaps, the first is to use filler metal to help cover the gap … [Read more...] about How to MIG Weld Large Gaps – A Beginners Guide
Every welder should load their tool bags and toolboxes with the appropriate tools to cover any type of job they might come up against. Seasoned welders and beginning welders alike have to be prepared for various jobs. Having the proper tools and accessories will equip you to get every job done correctly. In your arsenal of tools, you should plan to purchase welding magnets. … [Read more...] about 5 Best Welding Magnets: Review and Complete Buying Guide
Welding skills are always in high demand because everything needs welding. Cars, planes, ships, buildings, piping… everything. They work in difficult and unpredictable environments, and the job can be incredibly dangerous. What are the highest paid welding jobs? The top-paying welding jobs include pipe welders, underwater welders, military welders, nuclear welders, … [Read more...] about What Are the Highest Paid Welding Jobs?
Back nearly 20 years ago when I was first getting started with MIG welding I knew that you basically pointed the welding gun at the spot that you wanted to weld and pulled the trigger. Everything beyond that was unknown. However, over time learned a lot of things from the types of welds to the actual welding positions that you need to make. With MIG welding, there are 5 … [Read more...] about What are the 5 MIG Welding Positions – A Definitive Guide
Welding is a fantastic skill to learn. Whether you’re a hobbyist working on DIY home projects or looking for a professional skill that will never go out of fashion, it is a great plan to learn to weld. Once you’ve picked a technique, you need to master the positions and learn how to properly weld a variety of different things. What are the 5 basic types of welding joints? … [Read more...] about What Are the 5 Basic Types of Welding Joints – A Beginner’s Guide