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4 Different Welding Types To Learn in 2021

4 Different Welding Types To Learn in 2021

The different types of welding are: Gas metal arc welding (MIG) Gas tungsten arc welding (TIG) Shielded metal arc welding (stick welding) Flux cor...
What Gas Do You Use with a Plasma Cutter?

What Gas Do You Use with a Plasma Cutter?

Plasma cutting is a powerful yet simple process during which an electric arc is sent through a gas passing through a copper nozzle's constricted op...
10 Best Jobs for Welders and How to Get Them

10 Best Jobs for Welders and How to Get Them

Welding is a hands-on job with many potential career paths you can choose from. The best welding jobs provide a competitive wage, strong benefits, ...
What's the Welding Job Outlook for 2021?

What's the Welding Job Outlook for 2021?

Welding is among the highest paying skilled trades in the country with a median entry-level wage of over $40,000 per year or about $20 per hour. ...
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10 Sites to Help You Become a Welding Expert

There are typically two primary stages in a welder’s career: the first stage in which he or she wants to learn how to get into welding and that l...
Top 5 Most Common Welding Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Top 5 Most Common Welding Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Beginner welding mistakes are common among those new to the trade. Even if you have completed a trade school welding program or some similar train...
A Beginner's Guide to At-Home Welding

A Beginner's Guide to At-Home Welding

If you're reading this article, it probably means one of two things, or perhaps even both: you're hoping to establish the foundation for a lucrativ...
PrimeWeld Blog Top 5 Safety Concerns of Welding

Top 5 Welding Safety Concerns

Whether you’re welding in an industrial setting, as an artist, or pursuing a hobby, you can do it safely as long as you take all of the proper prec...
You Should Subscribe to These Top 5 Welding YouTube Channels

You Should Subscribe to These Top 5 Welding YouTube Channels

There is no shortage of YouTube welding and fabrication channels. And, quite honestly, most of them provide value to those who are relatively new t...

What is Submerged Arc Welding?

Submerged arc welding or SAW is a commonly used welding process for thick steel sheets or long welds. There are four components to this process. Th...

Latest Trends in Portal Welding & Inverter Welding

When it comes to the latest trends in the welding industry of 2019, there are some pretty interesting developments. The industry has had a lack of ...

Top 5 Welding Safety Tips for Beginners

Understanding the best welding safety practices can help to keep you safe while enjoying your new career as a welder. When it comes to welding tips...