MIG Welding VS Brazing: What Are the Differences?

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MIG welding and brazing are both useful techniques to know in order to make strong, reliable repairs or to just join pieces of metal for do-it-yourself projects. While these techniques have a few similarities, they also have quite a few differences. So, what are the differences between MIG welding and brazing? Here are the differences … Continue Reading

MIG Welding and Arc Welding: A Comparison

Welding is the process of joining together materials through the use of heat.  Welding is a fabrication process that is used prominently in manufacturing and construction industries, as well as for automotive, aerospace, and railroad building. There are four types of welding, but the two main types are arc and MIG welding. Type Shielding gas … Continue Reading

10 Reasons Why MIG Welding is Used

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If you’re new to welding, you may have heard of the different types and wondered why MIG welding is used so often. You may have discovered that it’s one of the most popular welding techniques. But why? What makes MIG welding so popular? What is MIG welding in the first place? And what sets it … Continue Reading

How to MIG Weld with Argon

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Argon is one of the most commonly used shielding gases in MIG welding. Argon is most commonly used in combination with oxygen and carbon dioxide, although pure argon is used for non-ferrous metals. Setting your MIG welder up for argon requires you to be fitted with the appropriate contact tip, ventilation equipment, and gauges. Be … Continue Reading