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 copper is shaped into these everyday needs and…

The Importance of Preventative Maintenance of Welding Equipment

In your lifetime, you’ve probably heard the infamous, old adage saying of “an ounce of prevention, is worth a pound of cure,” from Benjamin Franklin. The saying rings true for all facets of life, from healthcare and agricultural needs to home-owning and car maintenance. In today’s modern times, it also encompasses the need to care for…

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 employ many welding methods for automotive applications including spot, resistance seam, metal inert gas, tungsten, laser beam,…

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 corrode other types of materials, and so on. If you have a project that involves welding stainless steel,…

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 repair services, training, supplies and more, we’re your one-stop-shop for all…