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A Brief Overview: Cost Saving Welding Tips for Your Next Welding Project

Posted by CAMM Metals on Mar 3, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Are metal welding costs draining your fabrication project’s budget? It’s possible that your fabrication partner isn’t doing everything possible to optimize their welding processes and find ways to minimize your expenses. It’s a difficult balancing act. After all, the end product’s structure and safety is dependent on the strength of the welds. Any welding defects will result in additional costs for your business. Check in with your metal fabrication partner to find out if they offer any of the following welding solutions to drive down your project costs (without sacrificing quality).

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Topics: Project Cost, MIG Welding, TIG Welding, Welding, Welding Best Practices

What's the Difference: MIG Vs. TIG Welding

Posted by CAMM Metals on Jan 30, 2019 10:10:00 AM

There’s a wide variety of metal fabrication projects that require welded parts. We understand that welding is a crucial aspect of the manufacturing process, but with so many different methods, it can be hard to understand the difference or determine which method is best.

Many people ask, “What’s the difference between MIG and TIG welding?” The two processes do have some aspects in common. Both processes use electrical arcs to produce heat and join metallic objects and both processes incorporate an inert gas mixture to prevent corrosion of welding electrode. Whether you’re unfamiliar or just need a quick review, read on for the differences between MIG welding and TIG welding. 

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Topics: MIG Welding, TIG Welding, Welding, Certified Welding Inspector

What are the Benefits of a Certified Welding Inspector?

Posted by CAMM Metals on Nov 17, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Certified Weld Inspectors are an incredibly useful and valuable asset for metal fabricators. Their presence is quite beneficial for any company hiring the fabricators that bring them on board. As you may know, welding is one of the most complex services within the metal fabrication industry. The outcome of every welding project is highly dependent upon individual welder skill. Certified weld inspectors (CWIs) undergo specialized training and certification, helping them to offer a master's depth of welding expertise. There's no doubt that CWIs help to uphold greater levels of consistency and quality to the welding departments they oversee. This blog post provides a brief overview of the main benefits of working with a metal fabrication company that employs certified weld inspectors.

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Topics: MIG Welding, TIG Welding, Certified Welding Inspector

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