Safety Tips for Welders
22 Feb 2021
Welding is a dangerous job and that danger is recognized all around the world. Anywhere you go, there will be safety procedures that you will have to follow. Welding safety tips are pretty much universal. The same procedures will apply no matter what part of the world you might be working in. No matter how hot the area you are working in is, make sure that you protect yourself from ultraviolet and infrared rays, hot metal, and sparks. If it is ninety degrees out, you may be tempted to slack off on the protective wear in order to be cooler. However, keep in mind that sparks and slag are much hotter. You will quickly end up with burns from the ultraviolet light or from sparks. Ignore the heat and avoid the burns by always wearing your protective gear no matter where you are. If you've taken a welding job in a foreign country you may be hesitant to question the company you are working for. However, since most nations follow the same welding safety tips that companies in America do, you ha...
Tips on Welder Safety
18 Feb 2021
Welding is a dangerous activity that can cause a number of injuries if the proper precautions are not taken. Knowing what to do and how to do it will make welding much safer. Most precautions are basically common sense for any activity in which you have an open flame. PPE or personal protective equipment is the first step in maintaining welder safety. All welders need protective gloves, apron and shield. Shields vary and need to be rated for the type of welding that is being done. The shield protects the eyes from the ultraviolet light that is put off by welding equipment. This light can cause significant damage to the eyes. The shield also protects the face and hair from stray sparks. The gloves protect hands which would otherwise would be exposed to the stray sparks and the apron prevent sparks from burning the body or catching clothing on fire. No one should operate a welder that has not had the proper training. The floor on which the welding is occurring must be either fireproof or...
How to Use and Operate a MIG Welder
01 Feb 2021
First thing you need to purchase a MIG welder and the proper gear. My first suggestion is to practice with your new MIG welder on some scraps of metal lying around. While MIG welding is probably one of the easiest types of welding to learn, you still need to practice before you use it on your favorite project. Also, always purchase the right safety gear. A welding helmet should be the first item on your list. I would recommend an auto darkening welding helmet that is battery operated. This will free up an extra hand and just make life easier on you. But get a proper welding helmet! You will need the proper clothing and gloves as well. You basically want to cover up your entire body. MIG welders do throw off sparks and can burn you. Welding is not an activity to be done in shorts and a pair of flip flops. Next pick a suitable location to begin welding. A large concrete slab like your driveway is a good choice. Remember there is a fire hazard with these welders. They throw of sparks and ...
Some Points to Remember Before Selecting the Welder
25 Jan 2021
Welders are used when there is shortage in electric power supply. Various types of welders are used. Engine-driven welders are very popular of the genre. This type of systems is used for outdoor applications. But engine-driven welders are designed in such a way so that it can be used for indoor applications. At times when there is problem in supplying power to electric (plug-in) welders, this type of technology is used. These indoor circumstances include everything from major plant shutdowns to minor repair jobs. It is better to use the engine-driven welders in a large space that has good ventilation. There are some basic things that need to be taken into considerations while selecting an engine-driven welder. These include: 1. Application- First of all you have to consider this factor. You have to define the application and then select the welding process. 2. Engine Type - It is one of the most important issues that you need to look at after defining the application. Before you take a...
The Impact of Welding Tools in the Industry
18 Jan 2021
Welding is the process of joining the metals. Manufacturing industries mostly depend upon welding process. Olden day's welding is the tough task and the same welding process is used for different metals. Due to the technological innovation many welding tools and techniques came into the market which provides you the best performance. You can see the famous American statue is also made by welding process. Welding tools are the back bone of the modern industry: When you decided to start an industry you should concentrate on the products which is required the products should be modernized and a quality one. The most important tool of welding is welder and welding equipments. Welding equipments such as arc tig plasma cutters and accessories such as welder gloves helmets are the most important tools for the Welding industry. Investment techniques in welding tools: While buying the welding tools many factors should be considered such as its purpose (ie) where you ...
What are the main advantages of the butt welder
11 Jan 2021
Butt welding machine is also called current welding machine or resistance welding machine. Using the resistance between the contact surfaces of the two workpieces, a low voltage and large current is passed instantaneously to heat the contact surfaces of the two interface metals and instantly melt and fuse. Butt welding machine can be divided into flash butt welding machine, steel butt welding machine and copper rod butt welding machine according to different welding methods. Flash butt welding mainly uses the contact resistance of the workpiece to generate heat to heat the workpiece. The metal surface melts, the temperature gradient is large, and the heat affected zone is relatively small. The welded joint is formed under plastic deformation of the solid metal opposite to the workpiece. The structure and composition of the weld are close to the base metal (or after heat treatment), so it is easier to obtain equal strength plastic welded joints. The flash evaporation process has the eff...