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Weekly Welding Roundup-Welding News

A new 5,500 pound sculpture has been welding by artist Po Shu Wang for the expanded Mayo Civic Center. Construction crews have installed it in its current location, but it is not year ready for the public. Image Source Wang shared that the sculpture can be used to create music and light shows with a…

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Lighter Stick Welding with the Miller Thunderbolt

The Miller Thunderbolt 160 and 210 DC Stick welders provide the punch and portability that welders working in a variety of locations can rely on. This popular stick welder and power source has been in high demand, and welders have been raving about its portability, versatility, and accuracy. While stick welders/power sources are known to…

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Meet the Instructor: AWS D1.1 Online Code Clinic

If you’re an AWO regular, or if you subscribe to our monthly newsletter, then you already know that AWS Learning just released a pair of new online code clinics. For those of you who are unfamiliar, these online code clinics cover the AWS D1.1 and API 1104 code books and help you prepare for Part…

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Cut Cleaner with Hypertherm’s Flushcut Consumables

When welders and metal workers need clean, precise ways to cut metal, to chop off bolts, or to make custom cuts on projects, the latest flushcut consumables from Hypertherm provide a simple and efficient solution for plasma cutters. While a plasma cutter offers a lot of power and effectiveness with cuts, there’s always a risk…

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Weekly Welding Roundup-Welding News

The annual Fun Tech event hosted by the Technical Training Group (TTG) in Stratford, Ontario. The event hosted elementary school students, ages 7-14, and allowed them to work with a variety of tools and trades available at the training center. The event included metal-working, welding, wood-working, sewing, robotics, and culinary arts. The event’s stated goal…

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Be the First to Know about New ESAB Welders

The first truly all-process welders are going to be released in 2018 from ESAB, but Baker’s Gas and Welding is already checking out these machines and preparing to get them in stock. As the leading online store for welding deals and discounted welders, we’re making sure our customers get the inside scoop on these new…

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Attend an AWS Code Clinic from the Comfort of Your Home

If you’re the welder everyone in your shop turns to for help, you perform carbon equivalent calculations in your head for fun, and you refer to sleeping as “non-arc time,” chances are you’ve entertained the idea of becoming a Certified Welding Inspector. If so, that’s marvelous, but it’s important to understand that the duties and responsibilities…

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New Rebate Offers the Lowest Prices on Miller Welding Helmets

You don’t have to wait to get the best deals on Miller welding helmets at Baker’s Gas and Welding. For a limited time (ending December 31st 2017) you can get up to a $60 rebate on all of the Miller Digital Series welding helmets in stock at Baker’s Gas and Welding. If you’re having a…

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Top Five Reasons to attend (and justify the cost of) FABTECH

By: Matthew Walt, Sales & Marketing Associate, xTuple My first trip to Chicago and to North America’s largest convention center (McCormick Place) and to FABTECH (or any industrial trade show, for that matter) did not disappoint. I helped manage xTuple’s FABTECH booth along with several partners and our VP sales Wally Tonra. Billed as North America’s largest metal forming,…

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8 Rebar Holiday Welding Projects

With the holidays fast approaching, now is the time when thoughtful gift-giving ideas are born. Most of the people in your friends and family’s lives don’t have your welding skills and are unable to create the useful, beautiful gifts that you can using rebar. Even when the holidays are long behind us, rebar is a…

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