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August 4, 2010
Rethinking weld shielding gas selection
Introducing helium to the welding gas mix during GTAW can result in better penetration and high-quality welds.
Photo courtesy of Rodney W. Good, Artistic Photography, Harrisonburg, Va.
Editor’s Note: The following... Read more...
July 15, 2008
Preventing torch fires in welding and cutting operations
Sparks from welding and cutting torches can easily ignite structural members and insulation, as well as combustible gases and liquids. Photo courtesy of NFPA.
In March fire destroyed the 150,000-square-foot Cargill Meat Solutions plant... Read more...
September 11, 2007
Examining respiratory safety
Welders from JH Kelly, Total Fab LLC, and P&H Mining said that they feel more refreshed after using breathing apparatuses, similar to this one, a Speedglas with Adflo system from 3M. Photo courtesy of 3M. Time's up. As of May 30, 2007, large... Read more...
September 13, 2006
How Safely Do You Weld?
Safety must be designed into the job, whether it's welding a 100-mile pipeline, repairing a 100-foot length of pipe, or fabricating a 100-millimeter tubular part. By failing to consider welding hazards, a company risks the safety and... Read more...
August 28, 2003
Washington women weld at the 'Y'
It's a drizzly, blustery Pacific Northwest morning in November with the gray light of dawn coming up behind the Cascade Mountain Range. Crew Leader Cheryl Boxx, clad in Carhartts®, squares her hard hat in place and begins checking... Read more...