Welding defects can be said to be the irregularities formed in a given weld metal as a result of incorrect welding patterns, wrong welding process, or due to poor welding skills from the welder's part. Weld flaws may come in different sizes, shapes, and degrees of severity. There are different types of welding defects that can transpire during the welding process. From … [Read more...] about 7 Most Common Welding Defects, Causes, and Remedies
What is Porosity in Welding Porosity is defined as cavities (weld metal contamination) that is produced when gas is trapped inside a weld metal. Gases or Shielding gases released when the torch is applied to treated metal, the gases are absorbed into the molten metal and then released as the molten metal solidifies. In some cases, the shielding gas does not completely get to … [Read more...] about Causes and Remedies for Porosity in Welding
Have you ever wondered what it is like to be an underwater welder? Commercial diving is one of the most wonderful and lucrative careers for ex-military personnel, veterans and any adventure seeking individual who desires to stand-out not minding his age brackets and make a difference. As an underwater welder, one will be expected to work under the most of challenging … [Read more...] about How to Become an Underwater Welder and How Much they Make
Undercutting has always been a serious concern in welding, especially in the steel welding industry. In recent times, series of efforts have been made to curtail this problem. Undercutting in welding is a weld defect usually characterized by a groove formation at the weld toe, this occurs when the free edges of the weld metal or base metal are overheated. The major cause … [Read more...] about Undercutting in Welding: Causes and Preventions
Welders help build the world in various ways; from repairs to construction and manufacturing works. Pipeline welding is a physically intensive job requiring one to perform a variety of tasks including assembling, installing as well as maintaining pipes for various processing systems. Pipeline welding training requires patience, determination and resilience. If you're … [Read more...] about How to Become a Pipeline Welder and How Much do they Make?