Breweries and Welding

During this festive time of year, many of us are gathering and celebrating at our favorite restaurants and bars. You may not know that one of the most popular industries Sidney Lee Welding Supply serves is the brewing industry, especially by supplying beverage producers with their welding gases, such as nitrogen and carbon dioxide.

Many welders work in the brewing industry, and there is currently a shortage in the micro-brewing and distilling equipment fabrication industries. And it’s predicted the shortage will continue to grow in the next few years.

To work in the brewing industry, make sure you have all of the required welding training and licenses. You must know how to fabricate, measure, operate equipment with a commitment to safety practices, weld components, understand breweries, how to install tanks, and work with stainless steel. If this sounds interesting to you but you still have questions, the experts at Sidney Lee Welding Supply will be happy to talk with you.

Here are some fun facts about welding gases used in the brewing industry, and how they affect the look and taste of different beers. For example, nitro beer has a smoother taste compared to the more robust carbonated beer, and has smaller gas bubbles than carbonated beer. It’s a matter of preference and most brewing companies who use welding gases prefer to use nitrogen gas with malty beers.

If you’re interested in learning more, or have a restaurant, bar or brewery and need to stock up on your welding gases, give Sidney Lee Welding Supply a call or stop by and talk with one of our experts. We’ll be happy to put you on the right track.