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Save on Fuel by Running Your Truck on Propane

How can you improve the fuel efficiency of your trucks and other vehicles? If you need the hauling capacity of a truck and want to save on fuel costs, consider the ICOM JTG propane systems that are installed by gas retailers such as Baker’s Gas and Welding and easily refilled just like a typical fuel…

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Set Up the Ultimate Welding Shop

A welding shop at home is often a lot more than a place to work on projects. It’s where you keep a grill, enjoy a drink, store safety gear, and sort out all of your yard equipment and tools. When it’s time to set up your shop with everything you need, Baker’s Gas and Welding…

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4 Welding Projects to Spice Up Your Grilling Game

It’s mid July and summer is in full swing which means that no matter where you live, it’s hot outside. When the thermostat rises outside, so does the temperature of your home, and the last thing you want to do is turn on the oven to roast potatoes or bake bread. Luckily, summer is the…

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The Metal Man: An Inspiring Children’s Book About Welding and the Power of Art

Children’s books about welding aren’t exactly a dime a dozen. So I was delighted to have recently come across the Metal Man by Aaron Reynolds. This beautifully illustrated book is nothing less than a lyrical ode to the creative spirit inherent in welding. It tells the story of a seemingly ordinary summer day in the…

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The Industrial Evolution Is Here: FABTECH 2017 in Chicago to Showcase Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Innovation

Attendee and Media Registration Now Open for North America’s Premier Metal Forming, Fabricating, Welding and Finishing Event The latest innovations in metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing collide at FABTECH 2017, North America’s largest event showcasing those industries, at Chicago’s McCormick Place this Nov. 6-9. The expo is expected to attract more than 50,000 attendees…

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Weldability And Jointability Of Duplex Stainless Steels

Researchers examine operational, metallurgical, and in-service issues related to duplex stainless steels, including discussions on multipass welding and brazeability.

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welding instructor Ryan Henderson runs a local welding shop, but the thing he loves more than welding itself is teaching others how to weld. Henderson especially enjoys a sculpture welding class at Tyler Junior College where students of all ages and backgrounds come together to create art together. Image Source: The Tyler Morning Telegraph One…

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WELDER SALARIES BY USA REGION

Here is a sampling of the comments you’ll come across when you search the web for information about the best paying jobs in welding: I think the money is at any job that’s dangerous; Ironworkers, underwater welders, pipe welders… all make a lot, and work their *** off; There is money to be made in the oilfield. These opinions often hint…

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New AWS D.8.2 Code Responds to the Rise of Aluminum in Auto Manufacturing

Resistance spot welding (RSW) has been a mainstay in the automotive industry for many years. In fact, the typical car body contains 4500 spot weld joints. As a result, the American Welding Society’s (AWS) D8 Committee on Automotive Welding has long published periodically updated editions of D8.1 Specification for Automotive Weld Quality – Resistance Spot…

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Comparing the Millermatic 211 and ESAB Rebel EM 215ic

Welders looking for a new MIG welder on sale have their work cut out for them researching the many new machines on the market. This month we’re comparing two of our bestselling machines from Baker’s Gas and Welding: Miller’s Millermatic 211 and the ESAB Rebel EM 215ic for MIG welding. Both promise smooth MIG welding,…

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