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SMAW and Stick Welding

Production speed is slower, and the results may not be as pretty as TIG welding, but SMAW remains one of the most popular arc welding methods.

Need a Beautiful Weld? Consider TIG Welding

TIG Welding provides beautiful results because of its versatility. However, the learning curve is steep, and it's an expensive process when starting out.

Is MIG Welding Accepted as the Backbone of Welding?

MIG welding simplifies the process, making it easy to learn how to do it. Its streamlined approach increases productivity while retaining quality welds.

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Flux-core arc welding is widely used in construction because of its portability, flexibility, and high welding speed; producing high-quality welds.

the 4 most common arc welding methods

The last leg of our welding journey is arc welding. There are many variations using an arc, but we're only writing about the four most common methods.

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Copper wires fused accidentally before a lecture over 100 years ago was the seed that grew resistance welding.

Advent of Gas Welding

Welding with gas became the first step away from forge welding. However, it appeared just in time to help shipbuilders during World War One

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The Greek Titan Prometheus brought fire to mankind, giving mankind heat, hot food, and Forge Welding to make the tools needed to survive.

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It may seem like it's only been around for a 100 years, but Welding traces its lineage to the Iron Age

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Robotic welding evolved into a mainstay in manufacturing. Benefits range from increased production to quality and helping us to transition to Industry 4.0.

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Iot in welding is a long way from the Bronze Age when people hammered two pieces of copper together. Now, there are times when people aren't really needed.

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