Author: Kent J

Welding Wrought Iron

Welding Wrought Iron

  Welding wrought iron is relatively easy when compared to other metal alloys such as stainless steel or aluminum, mainly because wrought iron is almost pure iron, and the slag fibers in the metal serve...

Welding Tips

Welding Tips

  Tip #1 – Always start with clean materials. Nothing ruins a weld faster than having dirty or contaminated materials to work with. Make it a point to always clean the workpiece you’ll be...

Welding Steel

Welding Steel

At first glance, welding steel may seem to be a fairly simple and straightforward proceedure for an experienced welder. And it usually is. But also be aware that there are a number of considerations...

Modern Welding Favorite Links

Modern Welding Favorite Links

Wikipedia Welding Page American Welding Society Canadian Welding Association Edison Welding Institute Aluminum Filler Alloy Chart Hobart Institute Of Welding

Welding Equipment Maintenance

Welding Equipment Maintenance

Whether you’re talking about an arc, gas, MIG or TIG welder, a little preventive maintenance will go along way toward getting a long and productive life out of your welding equipment. With so many shops today having one or more...

Welding Careers

Welding Careers

Are you considering a welding career? Do you enjoy working with your hands, building things from scratch, and having the satisfaction of a job well done? Are you willing to learn, and work hard...

Welding Aluminum

Welding Aluminum

Welding aluminum can be a challenging task, even for experienced and highly-skilled welders. The trick with welding aluminum is getting a good weld without the components breaking, warping or cracking. While this page is...

Welding Accessories

Welding Accessories

The well-equipped welder has a lot of gear in his or her toolbox. First on the list is protective gear in the form of a good welding helmet. Choose a standard or auto-darkening helmet...

Welder Reviews

Welder Reviews

At Modern Welding we review a variety of welding products and accessories. Before you spend your hard earned money on a welder, make sure you’re getting your money’s worth. Make sure that new unit...

Underwater Welding

Underwater Welding

Underwater welding can be divided into main types that have been in use for many years: “wet” welding, which is done in the open water; and “hyperbaric” welding which is either performed “dry” inside...