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How Long Does Welding School Or An Apprenticeship Take?

If you have little to no experience in welding, taking classes in a technical welding school (or learning from an apprenticeship) is essential. It’s important to understand the tools, safety procedures and applications, before taking on welding as a career. This article will focus on how long the education process …

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Can You Weld In The Vacuum Of Outer Space? (Answered)

Welding and outer space are the two things in life that always fascinated me. So undoubtedly the question has crossed my mind a few times: Can astronauts do welding jobs in the vacuum of empty space? It’s a fascinating topic to think about, and the answers to this space-related welding …

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Brazing vs. Welding: 5 Key Reasons Why Brazing Is Better

If you need to choose between brazing or welding, there are a lot of moments where the brazing option will be the superior choice. As someone who has been welding for many years, I recently really enjoyed some of the benefits that the brazing technique can bring to the end …

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How To Braze A Copper Pipe (In 5 Steps)

Learning how to braze a copper pipe correctly requires some love and dedication to the welding craft. Anyone can weld, but only few can weld objects like copper pipes properly. That’s where this useful piece of information comes in: In this article, you’re going to learn the copper brazing process …

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How To Become An Underwater Welder

Becoming a commercial offshore diver or underwater welder is relatively straightforward. But there is a lot of conflicting information out there. If you are interested in a career as an underwater welder, it is most important to train at an accredited commercial diving school. You should also obtain as many …

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Can You Weld With A Pacemaker Using A Safety Vest?

Can you weld in safety when fitted with a pacemaker? If you have suffered heart problems in the past, you know that wearing a pacemaker can be a restriction in more ways than one. One of the areas which seem to offer a lot of conflicting information is the workshop; …

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Underwater Welding Salary: How Much Do Commercial Divers Make?

The world of the commercial diver seems to be a very attractive one.¬† Diving schools tell us about the opportunities for international travel, lots of excitement (and a little danger), and a salary to match. But how close is this to reality? Is the life of the commercial diver really …

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Dangers & Side-Effects: Can Welding Cause Lung Or Skin Cancer?

This isn’t the most fun topic I ever wrote about, but it is one of the most important ones. Everyone knows someone in their lives who is suffering or has suffered from this horrible condition. The question often arises among professional welders: Can welding cause cancer? We all know that …