Welding for the Olympics

Unfortunately, we didn’t see competing welders in the summer 2021 Olympics, but that doesn’t mean that welding wasn’t present! While it’s not yet a sport, it plays a huge role in setting up the tracks that allow for Olympic competitions! While there is a range of applications useful for supporting the games, the winter games …

All About Rods

Starting to explore welding? We’re here to help! Rods can be a big part of your welding experience, depending on what type of method or technique you’re using. We put together this blog to introduce you to some of their uses and give you a leg up on your new hobby. Keep in mind that …

Not Your Typical Welding

Most welding applications call for relatively straightforward techniques. If you’re reading this blog, you’ve probably heard of arc welding and MIG/TIG welding. This type of welding will get you far, and most positions will utilize these techniques to accomplish the work. But there’s a whole world beyond these more common types of welding methods! We …

Spotlight: Miller Electric

Today, we’d like to talk about one of our very favorite suppliers and manufacturers, Miller Electric. We’ve been proud to carry their incredible equipment and tools for years and we are an authorized service center for Miller warranty repairs! So yes, technically we’re a little biased, but for good reason. This company began in 1929, …

The Art of Welding

When you mention welding, the first thing that comes to mind for us is fabrication. Welding has been used for a very long time to create infrastructure and buildings, tools and furniture, and countless other utilitarian objects. But there’s another side to welding; a more artistic use. For as long as we’ve been able to …

Start Your Career!

If you’re reading this blog, you must have some interest in welding. And if you’ve kept up with our posts, you know that a welding career is stable, profitable, and in demand! So, are you ready to get started as a welder? We’d like to help! Here’s our advice for getting your welding career off …

Welding: A Creative Approach

Using welding as a fabrication method for sculpture certainly isn’t new, but we don’t often hear of all-female liberal arts programs that encourage all of their students to get comfortable with welding. For students at Converse College in Spartanburg, SC, it doesn’t matter if you’re majoring in photography or painting, you’re likely going to get …

Talking About Safety

If you’re a welder, you already know what we’re going to stress today. But just in case you haven’t heard this one yet, here it is: your safety equipment is your best resource as a welder. Investing in the proper equipment means protecting your body and your health and helps ensure that you’ll have a …