New World Welding with Lasers

The practice of joining metals together by means of high heat, also known as welding, as existed for hundreds of years. So it is only natural that in the modern day, people will figure out new ways of doing this. With advances in nanotechnology—the operation of mechanical applications at the extremely tiny scale—we are beginning …

DIY Spotlight

Maker’s culture is in vogue, and so are the DIY artisans of the welding world. In this blog we will take a look at some uplifting stories of do-it-yourself welders in the news. If you are a student or hobbyist welder, you can depend on Sidney Lee for welding supplies in the Atlanta, GA area. …

Back to the Forge

As we’ve written here before, the oldest form of welding is old-fashioned blacksmithing at a forge. This tried-and-true way to weld metals together is alive and well in the modern world, too. Forge welding is favored by many traditionalists because it requires no electricity, or even welding gas, just a strong enough fire—and arms! Hitting …

Welding Underwater

Welding is an art that can be undertaken in a variety of environments: from atop a skyscraper, aboard a space station, and even underwater. With the right welding equipment, skilled machinists can join metal under almost any conditions. Contact Sidney Lee Welding Supply Co in the Atlanta, GA area for the tools you need to …

Cutting Edge Welding Methods

LINEAR FRICTION WELDING FOR AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING If you are an experienced user of welding equipment in Georgia, no doubt you like to keep up with the latest high tech news of the industry. Linear friction welding and robotic resistance spot welding are two of the cutting edge ways that high-tech machinists are joining metals together …

Inspecting the Weld

If you are a professional welder, no doubt you know how complex the trade really is. First, there is the expertise in the use of a massive variety of welding equipment that is required to make one a competent welder. Then, there is the intellectual understanding of the building codes and regulations in your chosen …