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Portable Generators as Compared to Standby Generators

You may want to consider an alternative source of power if power outages frequent the area where you live. A backup power generator will power your lights, refrigerators and other appliances allowing you to swing back into action until your power is restored.Generally, generators come in two primary forms, a standby generator also known as […]

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What is Welding Defects – Types, Causes and Remedies?

Welding defect can be defined as any deviation in size and shape of the given metal structure in regards to technical and design requirements. The deviation can be caused by process limitation in terms of wrong welding process/technique or due to certain human behavior.Welding defects can occur at any stage of the welding process and […]

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Preventing Eye Injuries When Welding – Save Your Eyes

Eye injuries are the most common type of injuries reported by most welders and they account for about 25% of all welding injuries. Although most of these injuries can be reversed, some are far more serious and can lead to irreversible visual impairment.Fortunately, eye injuries can be prevented and controlled by selecting and using proper […]

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Comparing Welding Types: TIG vs. MIG vs. Stick vs. Arc

Today, there are several types of welding processes some of which are quite simple while others are somehow complicated. There are, however, four standard welding processes that every beginner welder should be aware of. These are;MIG WeldingTIG WeldingStick WeldingArc WeldingEach of these processes have unique benefits and shortcomings, as there is nothing like” best process” […]

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Welding Safety Tips and Hazards for Beginner Welders

Welding has safety practices and equipment which are applicable universally and actually, it is a matter of common sense, for example, covering your body. Welding subjects everyone, whether you are a beginner or experienced welder to similar hazards which is why it is important for you to familiarize yourself with ways of improving welding safety […]

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