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Sidework | Shop Talk | Collaborations / Interviews

By: Jason Becker
September 6th, 2019

So we received a request via our Instagram page the other day, asking about how to pick up some side work as a welder. Honestly, once people find out that you are a decent welder/fabricator and you have a decent amount of the basic tools, you will most likely be turning work down because you are so busy with side projects.

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Welding | stainless steel | GTAW | TIG

By: Jason Becker
September 6th, 2019

We're busting out another viewer submitted request from our audience members. A few viewers have requested us to do some thin gauge stainless steel to a thicker piece of material. This process is a much easier than most people think.

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SMAW 101 | Welding Defects | Welding discontinuities | SMAW | Stick

By: Jason Becker
September 5th, 2019

Let's face it, welding discontinuities  are all a part of the learning process. We have all made them at one point in our lives while learning to weld and possibly even after we have learned. 

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Stick Welding | stainless steel | 309 | 309 Stick Welding | SMAW Stainless | Stainless to Steel | SMAW | Stick

By: Jason Becker
September 5th, 2019

Depending on the type of work you do, there may come a time when you have to weld dissimilar metals together. In this episode we discuss welding 304 Stainless Steel to A36 Mild Steel using SMAW.

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MIG | Pulse Spray | Pulse MIG | Vertical | 3G | GMAW | MIG

By: Jason Becker
September 5th, 2019

Today we are discussing and demonstrating Pulse Spray MIG in the 3G position. Pulse Spray is an alternative to Spray transfer, which is restricted to flat fillets and grooves and horizontal fillets only. 

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TIG Welding 101 | stainless steel | GTAW | Overhead | Thin Gauge

By: Jason Becker
September 5th, 2019

Many people are intimidated when it comes to thin gauge stainless, especially when you get out of position. Stainless welding will take some practice, especially on thin material. The biggest problems you will run into are burning through and sugaring.