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Most professional welders and DIYers who try out plasma cutting say they don’t want to go back to a traditional oxy-acetylene torch. If you’re still cutting with an old cutter for your metalworking projects, it’s time to upgrade to a plasma cutter. Thankfully, you don’t have to spend a fortune to make the switch – ...

Weirdly enough, some well-marketed plasma cutters with built-in compressors don’t live up to their hype. However, a lot of people assume they are excellent options because of a few good marketing campaigns. Being one of those people can easily turn south, and that is a situation to be avoided. For a guarantee that ...

A substandard welder is a catastrophe for your welding projects. Unfortunately, some pay for the device, have it delivered, then find out quality is nowhere near good enough when it’s too late. Nonetheless, the best 120V welders are still available in a difficult to navigate market. Finding them is like walking a ...

Welding aluminum requires top of the line heat control to prevent burn-through because aluminum tends to retain heat. TIG welding comes second to none in controlling heat. The two-handed welding process is the most rewarding method to master as it produces high-quality and fine welding finishes. You need the best TIG ...

Aluminum is a tad trickier to weld than steel alloys and other common metals. Welding aluminum improperly can cause a serious burn through. The best welder for aluminum will offer you exceptional travel speed and better control among other features for the best welding results. The market is saturated with welders for ...

A welding rod is a welding rod, right? Well, it’s not as straightforward as you might think. There are a lot of different types of welding rods and some are much more suitable for a certain job than others. It’s up to you to choose the rod, and rod material, that is right for the job that you are doing.

When you think about welding in the rain, you probably assume that it’s not a good idea. This assumption is usually correct. In the majority of situations, welding in wet conditions is not something that you should take on. If you can, you should delay the job until a later date. This isn’t possible for everyone, ...

If you’re new to welding, and you’ve never picked up a welder before then you might be surprised at just how many types of welding processes there are. Being able to choose the right option could be essential for you to get the best results and a clean weld. In this guide, we’ve listed the most popular different ...

When we talk about plasma cutters and say that they get hot, it is a serious understatement. The heat that these can throw out is incredible, and while that opens up a lot of different possibilities and makes life easier for some construction and manufacturing uses, it does bring some dangers. In this guide, we’re ...

Metalworking is something many people wish to master. Operating the different metalwork machines and tools can overwhelm a beginner, and understandably so. But the trick, according to the experts, is to learn one small thing each day, and over time, you will have mastered metalwork. In this guide, we are going to ...