Stick welding, also known as “Arc Welding” or SMAW, is very common among first time welders. Unlike MIG and TIG welding, no shielding gas is needed. This makes it relatively inexpensive to get into and makes it easy to weld in any environment. Whether you’re just learning how to stick weld or you’ve been welding for years, keep these five stick welding tips in mind next time
This is a question that is often asked. The short and quick answer is: they are all the same. However, to understand why that is let’s take a quick look at the three elements that determine the strength of a weld: Weld lengthWeld sizeWeld (filler) mental strength Since we [...]
Confused by the different welding processes? We have explained each of the main 3 arc welding (Stick, TIG, and MIG Welding) processes and where and when you might use them.