Category: Metal Welding

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Let’s Talk About Aluminum Welding

Aluminum Properties On your aluminum’s surface is an oxide layer that is crucial when it comes to working with this material. It’s a fast-acting process, forming almost instantaneously when we leave the metal open to the air. This makes it difficult to remove, even when we sandpaper the surface, reforming before welding can begin. It’s […]

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Why Not to Weld Different Metals Together

Welding. It is an age old technique with many setbacks if it is not done properly. However, for all the trouble that can be caused by it, it is still one of the standard methods for conjoining metals. But happens when you try to weld two different metals, or metals with different carbon contents? Well […]

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Weld Cracking and How To Avoid It

Anybody who’s ever had to weld for any significant amount of time will have at least one story about metal cracking. That infuriating moment when the metal you’ve already welded splits right along the seam of your welding. As maddening as this is, have you ever wondered why these cracks from? Or, more importantly, what measures […]