Brazing vs Soldering vs Welding: What’s the Difference?

brazing, soldering, and welding they re all the same, right

For the rookie metal worker, there is a bevy of options when it comes to joining two pieces together. For most, the quick solution for sticking things together is welding. When you hear of metal being brazed or soldered, a question might arise: what are the differences? Let’s take a minute to examine what these […]

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7 Best Welding Caps 2021 – Reviews & Buying Guide

a welding cap

Keeping your head and hair safe while you weld is important. You may have used an inferior welding cap in the past, and come to pay the price for your mistakes, whether it was through discomfort or singed hair. We know that shopping online for things like welding caps isn’t always an easy task. It […]

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20 Gift Ideas for the Welder In Your Life

a budget plasma cutter

Welders work hard and sweat hard, and they deserve something special occasionally, so they don’t forget how awesome they are. We know it can be difficult to think of the right gift when you’re trying to surprise someone in a specialized profession, so we’ve put together a list of some great gift ideas. Prepare to […]

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6 Best Flux Core Welders of 2021 – Reviews & Top Picks

a flux core welder

Flux-core welding is far superior to general MIG welding for outdoor use and welding metals with coatings such as galvanizing, rust, or other impurities that make MIG welding difficult. A flux core welder is the easiest welder to set up and is a useful addition to any workshop or for any DIY hobbyist working with […]

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20 Impressive Welding Helmet Makeovers

Darth Vader Hood

Welding is not just about getting creative with metal. Many of us welders enjoy finding unique ways to make our mark around the workshop, on our cars, toolboxes, or lunchboxes, and especially on our helmets. Check out these impressive welding helmet makeovers and get some inspiration for yours. We have Star Wars welding helmets (the […]

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What Causes Welding Spatter and How Do You Reduce It?

What Causes Welding Spatter and How Do You Reduce It

Have you ever laid your final bead on an immaculate project, only to find tiny metal balls melted all around your weld? How about spending a few minutes in a scorching shower of lava-like drops sizzling welts into your skin? Most of you will know what I’m talking about, but if you weld and are […]

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