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For most, the mention of AC/DC evokes memories of a certain rock band. For welders, it means comparing two different electric currents that are used during the welding process. There's just one question: What's the difference between AC and DC welding?
brass and bronze welding example
In the welding world, it is essential that you know how to identify between brass and bronze. Even though they share certain properties and may look the same, there are significant differences between the two metals. For instance, if you purchase brass but actually required bronze for your project, this could pose a significant problem. Their differences mean that each one is only a suitable fit for certain applications.
Good Plug Weld Example
Having an understanding of all the different welding types is key to becoming a welder that stands above the rest. One of the easiest welding types every welder should learn is the Plug or Rosette Weld. This is especially true for anyone wishing to go into the automotive manufacturing industry. But what exactly is a plug weld and how do you even make it?

Best Welding Helmets On The Market

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Whether you're working on a small project in your garage or you just got a high-paying welding job, having a good welding helmet should be your top priority. Besides helping you see your welds better, they are always protecting you from welding hazards like arc flash. Sadly though, the market's become flooded with cheap products that end up not protecting your eyes whatsoever and have terrible clarity, which results in bad welds. For these reasons and more, we put together a list of the best welding helmets for our fellow welders, so you don't end up with something you'll return later.