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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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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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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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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. 

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TIG | TIG Welding 101 | Welding | aluminum | Steel | Base Metal Prep | Material Prep | stainless steel

By: Bob Moffatt
August 20th, 2019

One of the most often underestimated steps in making a sound weld that is aesthetically appealing is base metal prep. Many people have the mindset that the welding process is so hot, that the temperatures will burn all the impurities out.