Categories for Welding Supplies

The Pros and Cons of Carbon Arc Gouging

October 25, 2019 12:18 am Published by Leave your thoughts

There are several types of welding, and carbon arc gouging (also known as arc welding or carbon arc welding) is popular for heavy-duty projects because it involves minimal welding supplies in Phoenix, AZ. Carbon arc welding is the term to describe joining metal elements together by using electricity. Whereas other methods use gas to heat the metal and fuse it together, carbon arc gouging relies only on electricity. An electric arc is formed between the electrode and the workpiece, which then melts the metal. As it is heated, a stream of air blows across the molten metal to create a... View Article

How to Choose the Right Abrasive for Your Project

September 27, 2019 11:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As you may already know, cleaning is an incredibly important part of the welding process. Cleaning a surface removes pollutants and inclusions so that you can do the best job without having to use multiple passes—which is better, as you’ll use less filler metal. Of course, if you have questions about welding supplies or finding the right welding supply shop in Phoenix, AZ after you read this article, be sure to stop by Vern Lewis Welding Supply, Inc. We’re always glad to help! Abrasive tools for welding projects Bonding abrasives and grinding wheels: Performance is determined by grain type, size... View Article

How Alternate Fuel Can Save You Money

September 13, 2019 11:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

For over a century, humans have been using oxy-fuel for welding and other cutting projects. Acetylene is the most commonly used gas for this process, but over the last hundred years, we’ve made advancements. Is acetylene still the best gas for the job? When you’re cutting steel, the vast majority of the costs are associated with the labor. But if you make the right choices in fuel, you can drastically reduce your costs without sacrificing your skilled workers. After all, you’re not going to want to skimp on skill, cutting tip, cutting type, cutting speed, thickness or any of the... View Article

Examples of Welding Supplies You Should Have in Your Shop

February 12, 2019 11:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In the world of welding, there are many different supplies and tools you can purchase to improve your welding and allow you to take on many different types of projects. Of course, you’re probably dealing with a limited budget, especially if you’re doing welding solely as a hobby. Therefore, it can be hard to determine which welding supplies in Phoenix, AZ are going to be the most necessary for your work. Chances are you’ve had an experience at some point in your life where you walked into a hardware store without a list, thinking you’d only pick up one or... View Article

Come to Us for Your Welding Supplies in Phoenix, AZ!

August 10, 2018 10:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Vern Lewis Welding Supply, Inc. is pleased to provide a wide range of welding products and services, including all the gases, equipment, supplies and safety products you need to get your job done effectively and safely. We’re also pleased to provide overview training specific to your purchased machine, free of charge, through our well trained and experienced staff. Throughout the entire course of your customer experience with us, we aim to provide you with top-notch service. We are entirely devoted to our customers and want to see you succeed in your work, which is why we care so much about... View Article