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Is MIG Welding Safe and Effective for Pros and Hobbyists?

As technology continues to evolve, metal inert gas (MIG) welding ranks as an industry-standard method. Because it leverages agile equipment and materials, MIG welding remains a darling among professionals and hobbyists alike. By that same token, MIG welding...

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The Basics of Welding Copper

You may recognize copper on the outside of homes and know of its value for electrical wires and plumbing, but it is also a critical component in audio devices, musical instruments, water tanks, and more. But have you ever given much thought to the process behind how...

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Welding Trends in the Automotive Industry

As the automotive industry continues to adapt to meet ever-changing regulation requirements around emissions, efficiency and weight — the role of fabricating and welding continues to evolve to help automakers reach key safety and performance goals. Automakers can...

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8 Tips to Help You Become a Better Welder

Are you a beginning level welder looking to improve your welding skills? Or maybe you’re a seasoned pro, with lots of experience, who wants to brush up on some basic welding principles. No matter where you are in your welding journey, it’s always a good idea to...

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What’s the Best Way to Weld Stainless Steel?

Stainless steel is a very popular material used for its anti-corrosive properties, durability, and beautiful finish. Its qualities make it perfect for food preparation utensils and appliances, medical equipment and devices, means of transporting substances that would...

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How Does a Welding Machine Work? Everything You Need to Know

If you’re new to the world of welding, or you just want more information about how arc welding works, you’re in the right place. In this blog from Vern Lewis Welding Supply, we’ll discuss the basics of arc welding and how a welding machine works – so that you can...

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The Top 7 Reasons to Choose Vern Lewis Welding Supply

Whether you’re a welding hobbyist or enthusiast looking to take the next step, you’re a welding professional, or you’re a business owner, Vern Lewis Welding Supply has everything you need when it comes to welding and welding technology. From new and used products to...

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Different Types of MIG Welding Wire – What You Should Know

MIG welding wire consists of a spooled-up electrode that’s fed through a MIG welding “gun” and is heated to melt metal and join workpieces together. Sounds simple enough, right? Well, it’s not quite that easy. There are a lot of different types of MIG welding wire,...

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