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How To Keep Your Non Sparking Hand Tools In Repair

For many working in hazardous environments, the risk of danger lies behind every spark. A single burst of heat at the wrong time or in the wrong place could spell disaster for a welder and their project. That’s why, when working in these conditions, they turn to non sparking tools. Non sparking tools come in […] ... Read More

A Few Commonly Asked Purging Equipment Questions, Answered

No matter what you’re welding, it’s important to have a basic knowledge of purge equipment. Pipe Weld purging systems not only enhance the welding process, they ensure that oxidation cannot occur during or immediately after welding. Without this equipment, many of our nation’s bridges and buildings would literally fall apart. Want to know more about […] ... Read More

Beyond the Numbers: Looking Inside America’s Welding Industry Struggles

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that an estimated 2.7 million baby boomers working in manufacturing will soon retire, and another 700,000 job openings will be created due to economic expansion. While that sounds like excellent news, it’s not something manufacturers are celebrating. This is due in large part to the fact that almost […] ... Read More

What Are Pipe Alignment Clamps And How Do They Benefit You?

Welding is one of the most important jobs in the United States, with over 50% of the products made in the country requiring some form of welding. Piping is one of the services that need this skill, and often you need a little more than just a welder and it’s user. There are tons of […] ... Read More

3 Welding Tips For Purge Equipment

Welding is one of the most important professions in the United States. In fact, the American Welding Society reports that welding affects more than 50% of the products made in America today. Also according to the American Welding Society, there are more than 500,000 welders employed in the United States. But the job isn’t an […] ... Read More

3 Tips To A Successful Purging Process

According to the American Welding Society, more than 500,000 welders are currently employed in the U.S. They use a variety of tools and equipment, ranging from non sparking tools to purge equipment like purge monitors. As one of the more technical and often dangerous jobs, it can be vital to have an understanding of the […] ... Read More

Things To Keep In Mind When Using Non-Sparking Tools

Welding is one of the most important professions in America, with more than 50% of products made in the U.S. requiring it. Everything from cars to furniture and weld on hinges, they all need to have the joints of two metal pieces welded together. But, in some environments, it’s not safe to weld. The sparks […] ... Read More

Why You Should Properly Purge Your Pipes

Welding is an old and effective method of keeping things together. The earliest recorded instance of a welding occurred around 3,500 B.C, which makes it older than even the earliest forms of plumbing. It’s also an important profession, with 50% of all products made in the United States needing some form of welding. But it’s […] ... Read More

3 Different Types Of Plate Clamps And How They Benefit You

When you’re working in the welding industry, you want to have a firm grip on the things that you’re welding. Whether that be a pipe, or a piece of plate, after making the proper purges with your purge equipment (to remove any potential flaws or unwanted bacteria), you generally clamp what you’re working on. These […] ... Read More

What Are Non Sparking Tools?

If you’re one of the thousands of individuals who work in America’s welding, soldering, or related industries (a number that is projected to reach 412,300 by 2024), you’re likely familiar with non sparking tools. But for those who are not, you might be wondering: just what are non sparking tools, and how do they work? […] ... Read More

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