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MIG Welding Tips

The welding process known as metal inert gas (MIG) welding or gas metal arc Welding (GMAW) uses a consumable wire electrode that melts within the arc and forms the filler material. It is a common welding process due to its versatility in joining different metals and...

Troubleshooting TIG

The versatile arc welding process known as tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding or gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) produces strong, high quality welds by utilizing tungsten electrodes. TIG welding requires an experienced and patient hand to effectively weld the thin...

Robotic Welding Makes a Name for Itself

Across the globe, it is speculated that the demand for robotic welding for product manufacturing is on a steady rise and set to reach astronomical numbers by 2020. Companies based in China, India, Africa, and the Middle East will see the largest growth of robotic...

Is There a “Skills Gap” in the US?

The answer to whether there is a “skills gap” in the US depends on who you ask. Companies struggling to find employees that match their stringent candidate requirements will emphatically state there is a skills gap, which is affecting their ability to connect with...

Welding May Reduce Earthquake Damage

As extensive research has been conducted on the impact of earthquakes on steel structures, engineers have shifted their angle in building construction. Engineers are leaning towards architectural designs that move with the forces of an earthquake versus resisting the...

A Dynamic Industry with a Bright Future

As large percentages of professional welders reach retirement age each year, the demand for skilled welders is exponentially increasing. There are numerous modern applications that fuel the growing need for highly adept welders and fabricators. The growing worldwide...