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Derrick Irvyn

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How Do You Weld Ferrous Metals?

Updated: Jun 06, 2021 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: Jun 06, 2021 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
Work Safety

Guide to Welding Electrodes

Updated: Jun 06, 2021 Welding electrodes are one of the most important elements of the welding process. These are metal wires that are coated, and are made out of the same material of that of the metal pieces which are being welded together. While the…
Derrick Irvyn
October 14, 2020
Work Safety

How To Use A MIG Welder Without Gas?

MIG welding is a very popular form of welding technique. Also known as gas metal arc welding, (GMAW), this type of weld works when a solid electrode is continuously fed, thus shielding the gas from the external power supply source. This helps to deposit the…
Derrick Irvyn
October 10, 2020
Work Safety

How Does Plating Process Work?

Updated: Jun 06, 2021 Metal plating is a process whereby a layer of metal is coated on an object that is made of a different type of metal. The purpose behind plating is to give a more pleasing look or to add the appearance that…
Derrick Irvyn
October 7, 2020
Work Safety

Types of Welding Flames

Updated: Jun 06, 2021 The welding flame is one of the most, if not the most important part of the welding process. The flame is what actually allows the weld to occur, as it heats the metal or filler so that it can be used…
Derrick Irvyn
October 4, 2020