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Using Plasma Gouging to Remove Spot Welds

A plasma system can save time during automotive restoration BY JOANN BORTLES, owner of Crazy Horse Customs, Waxhaw, N.C. Reprinted with permission: The AWS Welding Journal Whether a professional or a home enthusiast, many people enjoy restoring old vehicles. The post Using Plasma Gouging to Remove Spot Welds appeared first on FABTECH U.S.A..

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Scholarships Attract Students to Industrial Finishing Industry

Over the past several years, the Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) has awarded scholarship money from the CCAI Matt Heuertz Scholarship Program to students who are currently enrolled in programs that could lead to a career in the industrial finishing industry. The primary objective of this program is to encourage advanced education in finishing technologies. …

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Is rig welding for you? In a recent edition of the Fabricator, Jim Mosman writes that he has seen many of his former welding students earn significant salaries as rig welders in the Permian Basin (located primarily in Texas), and that the long days and packed schedules can result in six figure salaries.   However,…

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Looking For Side Work? Check Out These 3 Stair Rail Welding Projects

If you pay attention to what’s popular in the world of interior design, you know that metal stair rails are extremely popular. New builds and remodels often feature metal balusters and bannisters over wood, and can range from detailed iron work to simple, square metal tubing. If you’re looking for a successful side business, fabricating…

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The Best Sale on the Lincoln Squarewave TIG/Stick Welder

Right now you can save $475 on a Lincoln Squarewave TIG/stick welder by combining the savings of the current Lincoln Electric rebate and the discounts available on Baker’s Gas and Welding. This powerful machine offers a wide range of versatile stick and TIG welding options that makes it a tremendous value for a home welding…

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Access Exclusive Content from FABTECH 2018 Now!

Cutting-edge technologies, compelling education and prominent speakers were among the highlights at FABTECH 2018 in Atlanta. If you missed it, you missed a lot of great content at the show. No worries! We’ve got you covered. For a limited time, you can access exclusive content from FABTECH with the 2018 Digital Package. The post Access…

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The welding program at Grand Rapids Community College is among those that have benefitted from a $10,000 grant from the legendary heavy metal band Metallica. The college is one of 10 schools that were awarded $10,000 from the Metallica Scholars grant. Out of a sense of gratitude for being able to do what they love,…

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Brazing 101: Induction Heating

The basics of induction brazing are provided to dispel common misconceptions BY W. ADAM MORRISON W. ADAM MORRISON (amorrison@ ajaxtocco.com) is the low-power products manager at Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic Corp., Warren, Ohio. Reprinted with permission: The AWS Welding Journal This article is based on a presentation at the 7th International Brazing and Soldering Conference (IBSC)…

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Deanna Drew inherited a welding program at Amboy High School in Illinois that she admits was in bad shape. The students had an inadequate number of dated helmets, old machines, no safety jackets, poor ventilation, and water leaks that were too close for comfort to the welding area. This past fall, Drew got to work…

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Introducing the New Miller Multimatic 255 Multiprocess Welder

Miller’s Multimatic Multiprocess welder took the welding world by storm with its simple interface and extensive multiprocess features. Now Miller has released the all new and improved Multimatic 255, offering a crystal clear LCD color screen for adjusting settings and a wide range of welding processes, including: MIG (GMAW), Pulsed MIG (GMAW-P), Flux-cored (FCAW), DC…

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