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Combination Vessel Welding

Combination Welders are becoming very popular and we have seen a huge surge in requests for combination vessel welders. Usually a combination welder means someone who can fit and weld, but there are many interpretations of what a combo welder … Continue reading

Stick Electrode And Welding Basics Metal Working Job

Check out this article on Stick Electrode and Welding from “Stick welding, or shielded metal arc welding, has been around more than 100 years. Even though it’s an old welding process, it still plays an important role in manufacturing, … Continue reading

5 Common Myths About Robotic Welding Systems Welding Industry

5 Common Myths about robotic Welding Systems that you need to know from The Fabricator. “Subscribing to common myths about robotic welding systems can cause headaches and prevent you from making the most of your investment. Robotic welding systems provide … Continue reading

Welder Certification Welder Certification

Welder certification, (also known as welder qualification) is a process which examines and documents a welder’s capability to create welds of acceptable quality following a well defined welding procedure. Method Welder certification is based on specially designed tests to determine … Continue reading

Welding Jobs Welding Jobs In Your Area

Great insight on Welding Jobs from “I just finished an article about welding as a career and how welders are in HIGH demand right now for welding jobs. The same day I wrote it I received an email and … Continue reading

How Metalworking Skills Help the Gunsmith

A gunsmith is a person who repairs, modifies, designs, or builds guns. This occupation differs from an armorer. A gunsmith does factory level repairs, renovation (such as applying metal finishes), and makes modifications and alterations for special uses. Gunsmiths may … Continue reading

The Importance of the Skilled Worker

A skilled worker is any worker who has special skill, training, knowledge, and (usually acquired) ability in their work. A skilled worker may have attended a college, university or technical school. Or, a skilled worker may have learned their skills … Continue reading

The Oldest of the Metalworking Trades: the Smith

A metalsmith or simply smith is a craftsman fashioning useful items (for example, tools, kitchenware, tableware, jewellery, and weapons) out of various metals. Smithing is one of the oldest metalworking occupations. Shaping metal with a hammer (forging) is the archetypical … Continue reading