Laser Beam Machining

A little more than half a century ago, the use of laser beam only belonged to the realm of science fiction. In fact, many people of that bygone period would remember laser as a powerful beam of light that was usually used to cut through thick metal objects and to blow objects to smithereens. However, …

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20 Different Types of Welding Jobs

Welding is a standard process both in the manufacturing and construction industries. For a specific application, there are well over 100 different welding processes. Welders are employed in automobile, shipbuilding and aerospace industries. Not only that, but they also join rafters and beams in residential and commercial construction. Laying of pipelines and working to build …

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Understanding MIG Welding Stainless Steel

Welding stainless steel angle fillet.

MIG or Metal Inert Gas welding otherwise known as Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) is one of the most popular and widely used arc welding processes for joining stainless steel and other metals. In MIG welding, the continuous wire electrode is automatically fed to the welding torch at a user-defined speed. Likewise, the externally-fed shielding gas …

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How To Stick Weld

Stick welding also called Shielded Metal Arc Welding, is among one of the most demanding processes to learn. Especially for those who do not weld every day or are new to welding. Experienced welders make this process look easy. They take a stinger, insert an electrode in and give us some tremendous looking welds one …

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Understanding Sheet Metal Fabrication

Mild still, copper and aluminium metal sheet.

Sheet Metal fabrication is the process in which flat sheets of aluminum or steel are turned into metal products or structures, by assembling, folding, cutting or punching. By burning and cutting the metal, sheet metals can be stretched, bent, or cut into the shape as desired by the user. The onset of 20th century brought …

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Seam Welding

Seam welding on a sheet of metal.

Seam Welding or Resistance Seam Welding is a welding procedure in which a weld is produced in the chafing or fraying surfaces of two chemically similar metals. This welding process is surely different from butt welding, but it can produce lap and butt joints likewise. In seam welding, for example, the welds are slowly yet …

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