Work Safety

Guide to Physical Weld Testing

Updated: December 06, 2020 Becoming a skilled welder is as much about training as it is about talent. A proper weld is more than just an understanding of how to properly apply the right amount of flame and filler rod to the base metal. It…
Derrick Irvyn
November 25, 2020
Work Safety

Checking the Quality of a Weld

Updated: December 06, 2020 Making sure of the quality of a weld is extremely important. A weld that does not reach the proper standards poses a serious risk, maybe even a life-threatening one. This is why it is essential that the quality of the weld…
Derrick Irvyn
November 15, 2020
Work Safety

How to Read Welding Symbols?

Updated: December 06, 2020 If you are an experienced welder, you are well aware of the symbols used in welding, but people who are new to the industry or who may just want to learn more are likely to be clueless about the symbols. The…
Derrick Irvyn
November 3, 2020
Work Safety

Different Weld Types & Joints

Updated: December 06, 2020 While there are several different welding processes that can be used to create welds, it is also important to understand the different types of welds that can be created as well as what the different joints look like. This is not…
Derrick Irvyn
October 30, 2020
Work Safety

How Do You Weld Ferrous Metals?

Updated: December 06, 2020 Ferrous metals are those that contain iron. It is important to note that the material does not need to be made exclusively of iron. When something is labeled as ferrous it simply means that it includes iron, meaning it could be…
Derrick Irvyn
October 23, 2020
Work Safety

What is Duty Cycle in Welding?

Updated: December 06, 2020 For the average layperson, there is much about welding that it is a mystery. Either they simply do not know or they are misinformed about it. This is often the case with terminology used within the industry, with the term “duty…
Derrick Irvyn
October 20, 2020