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Popular Welding Machines

Did you know that globally, there were 1.8 million welding machines sold around the world in 2018 alone? That’s a lot of welding equipment making its way into tradespeople’s shops. What kind of welding machine do you prefer? According to one study of all the data, shielded metal arc welding, in general, is still the …

Welding Schools Keep Growing

Have you heard that the Department of Labor predicts there will be hundreds of thousands of welders needed in the workforce by 2026? That’s pretty soon – better get your certification in gear so you can pick up the welding equipment you need and get your career started before it’s too late. As you probably …

Women in Welding News

Continuing our coverage of the rise of women working in the welding field and other construction trades, let’s take a look at one untapped way to reach new welding students: our nation’s substantial prison population. As unfortunate as that might sound, just think about how many thousands of would-be welders are sitting behind bars, wishing …

DIY Welding News

If you are a hobbyist or occasional DIY user of welding equipment in Georgia, you probably don’t want to invest your whole savings into a top-notch MIG welder quite yet. You’ve probably noticed that there are also cheaper welding supplies available from even your regular discount stores these days. Are these machines, which can utilize …

Welding in the News

With recent news out of Europe that mistakes with welding equipment could put some nuclear reactors at risk, we at Sidney Lee Welding Supply Co want to take a moment to review welding in the news. Let’s especially keep in mind the ups and downs that come with any potential defects in welding quality. The …

Welding Woes in the News

While we here at Sidney Lee Welding Supply Co in Atlanta GA love to keep our words as positive as our knowledge of welding equipment, every so often it can be beneficial to take a look at some problems in the world of welding. Scanning the news, there are certain instances that pop up and …

Blacksmiths Who Weld Too

Sidney Lee Welding Supply tips our welding visor to our profession’s ancient forebears, the smiths. Blacksmiths, goldsmiths, metal-smiths of all stripes have been banging out metals for centuries. We love it when we find modern day welders who create cross overs between ancient and modern ways of crafting with welding equipment. Will, the creator of …

Welding With Laser Beams

When you think about broken ceramics, probably what comes to mind is that last coffee mug you dropped. If it was a treasured heirloom, maybe you used your favorite super glue to piece it together again. But most likely, if it was just a souvenir item, you tossed the ceramic pieces in the garbage and …