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Air Carbon Arc Cutting (CAC)

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Air Carbon Arc Cutting (CAC) Table of Contents Equipment Electrodes Advantages Process Free Brochure Summary: Air carbon arc cutting is an arc cutting process in which metals to be cut are melted by the heat of a carbon arc. The molten metal is removed by a high velocity blast of compressed air.  The air jet

Achieving Precision Control When TIG Welding Aluminum

With stainless steel, you can make great TIG welds with a scratch start. But when you’re working around aluminum, there’s really no proper substitute for the control of a foot pedal.  Because effective foot control lets you make changes on the fly. Many welders consider pedals to be the easiest way to make those changes,

Arc Welding Sleeves That Don’t Cost an Arm

Gloves do a good job of protecting your hands and wrists. But what about a couple inches past that? Is the rest of your arm immune to sparks, splatter, and heat? Probably not. Sometimes a welding jacket can help. But are you always working in jacket weather? It’s problems like that which drive many

Portable MIG Welder Without Wasting Time

On occasion, you might need a MIG welder kit with enough raw power to carve through the bulkhead of a ship. But when you’re working on a smaller scale, for the sake of efficiency, you generally want the most lightweight and portable equipment that’s still appropriate to the task at

Keeping Your Hands Safe with MIG Welding Gloves

Choosing the right pair of welding gloves is about comfort, dexterity, safety, and lasting power. Depending on the project you’re working on, you may find you need different gloves for different tasks. But for MIG welding, sometimes the simplest solutions are your best option. Revco Industries BM88L BSX BM88 Pig Skin

MIG Welding Jacket That Won’t Sweat or Freeze You

Anyone involved in hazardous work should be concerned with safety. And it shouldn’t be surprising that welding can place plenty of hazards in your way. Operating instruments lit by sparks, and holding flames capable of chewing through metal, it’s generally a good idea to keep flammable things away from an

Establishing Your Own Welding Spot

A well-trained and experienced welder can do much worse than moving out of the shadow of their employer. Setting up your own business is a sound financial choice – business mag Forbes notes that self-employed people earning over $100,000 rose 4.9% in the last two years. Once you have the network to

Welding Helmet: A Sight for Sore Eyes

When you understand the amount of raw power a welder works with, it only makes sense to want protection. But protection is a matter of degrees. It’s one thing to protect your skin from becoming singed, it’s another to protect your eyes from feeling dead-tired when you come home after