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Clean Out Impurities Before Welding By: 07/30/2015 @ 2:01pm

“Farmers commonly fail to adequately prepare the metal before welding,” says Miller Electric's John Leisner. “This includes removing paint, rust, dirt, and…

Key Rules on Welding Angle, Direction, and Speed By: 07/13/2015 @ 11:32am

One of the amazing aspects of welding is that even a novice welder can experience some success. However, Karl…

Create Higher Quality MIG Welds By: 07/21/2015 @ 1:22pm

There is a surefire way to improve the quality of your MIG welds, says Karl Hoes of Lincoln Electric. “Try smaller…

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DeWalt Expands American Production By: 07/14/2015 @ 10:08am

I incorrectly reported yesterday that DeWalt was planning to make all of its products in the US. Instead, that company announced “the expansion of its initiative to make products in the USA. With this…

Choose the Right Wire Weld Transfer Mode By: 07/06/2015 @ 10:30am

Most farmers may not realize that adjusting the volts, amps, and wire speed on wire welders can produce transfer modes fine-tuned to thick metal. The limiting factor with globular or spray modes is they can…

12 Rules for Welding Aluminum By: 06/29/2015 @ 4:55pm

The increasing presence of aluminum in ag equipment, especially on semi-truck hopper-bottom grain trailers, is forcing the issue of making repairs to the metal. The good news is that any wire welder can handle…

DeWalt Expands U.S. Initiative By: 06/12/2015 @ 1:42pm

According to a 2013 survey by the Consumer Reports National Research Center, 78% of Americans, if given the choice between a product made in the U.S. and an identical one made beyond our borders, would rather…

Buyers' Guide: Ergonomic Garden Tools By: 06/04/2015 @ 10:36am

Gardening is great physical therapy for maintaining joint flexibility, bone density, and range of motion. Yet, the work can also be painful. Fortunately, there’s a growing product line of user-friendly tools…

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