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The foremost leader in welding education. Serving up your daily dose of welding and fabrication tips for all processes.

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GTAW | TIG

By: Jason Becker
February 17th, 2020

So the Camera Guy broke the handle off of his cast iron skillet.  I have repaired several different pieces of cast iron throughout my welding career using a different approach than most. I was taught this method by my old welding instructor in high school and have used it on many cast iron repairs and have never had any issues.

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GTAW | TIG

By: Jason Becker
January 20th, 2020

One of our co-workers asked us if we could help out his son. He was in a bit of a bind. He works for a local grocer and the basket that they use to fry up their chicken broke at a major connection.

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GTAW | TIG

By: Jason Becker
January 20th, 2020

If you have ever TIG welded thin gauge material, you have no doubt warped or distorted a piece or two. One of the easiest ways to prevent this is to use a chill block or heat sink and put it behind the pieces.

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GTAW | TIG

By: Jason Becker
September 23rd, 2019

So a while ago during out Thin to Thick Stainless TIG welding video, the Mancub decided to do a little shop prank and hit my table with a hammer while I was under the hood. This was definitely a “not cool bro” moment.

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GTAW | TIG

By: Jason Becker
September 16th, 2019

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) or TIG welding, can be very difficult for new welders to master, especially without formal training. Today we are going to discuss and demonstrate some proper techniques and drop a few tips to help even the most novice of welders master the lap joint.

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GTAW | TIG

By: Jason Becker
September 11th, 2019

Today we are going through the functions and capabilities of the new Everlast Lightning MTS 275 Multiprocess welder. Our objective was to test the low lab amp capabilities of the machine and go through the different pulse options and AC frequency capabilities. Prior to the video, we went through the different processes the machine is capable of running and and got familiar with the settings.