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At WeldingChamps we love welding. We’ve been welding for years, and have always had a passion for it. On our blog, you will find sneaky tips and tricks when welding, and you will also find buying guides. So if you’re looking for a new TIG welder, Plasma cutter, MIG welder, or whatever, then you’ve found the right place.

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22 Must-Have Welding Tools & Accessories

Welding is a dangerously hot job. Though all tools are important, we believe that the most important ones are the items that every welder should have to keep themselves safe. We have listed the safety items that we believe are the most important, as well as other tools that are needed, in order of their priority. Safety Gear 1. Welding Helmet A welding helmet is a helmet [...]

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How Hot Does a Plasma Cutter Actually Get? 

Are you wondering how hot a plasma cutter gets? As it's the most effective means of cutting metal with heat, it needs to be an incredibly hot system. A plasma cutter can chew through up to 200 inches of material per minute. Scientists and engineers have been working on improving the technology to increase the heat. So far, from less than 35 inches per minute to 200 inches p [...]

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Best Welding Respirators 2019 – Top Picks & Reviews

A good welding respirator can be hard to find, but it can also be worth its weight in gold. Going without one for just a few minutes can leave you coughing and potentially make you sick, so it’s important to get a respirator that’s up to the task. While there are many overpriced professional-grade models out there, you can get the same value for a lot less. These reviews [...]

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TIG vs MIG: Which Welding Process to Choose?

Conclusion While MIG and TIG both have different strengths and weaknesses, there is no one process better than the other; they are both used for different purposes. MIG welding is a good option when low-cost, fast welding on materials like steel and aluminum is needed. It can run tidy stainless steel welds but is primarily used for steel and aluminum. TIG welding creates [...]

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10 Reasons Why Welding is a Great Career Choice

If you're interested in welding as a career, you've come to the right place. We love welding and know how brilliant a career choice it is, but it's not for everyone. Like every option in life, there is a good and a bad side to it, and you shouldn't make a decision until you have an honest opinion of both sides. That's exactly what we're doing in this article. First, we d [...]

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Welding Safety Equipment Checklist: 7 Items You MUST Use

When it comes to PPE (personal protective equipment), welders are sort of known for being the most strict. You need your goggles, your vest, and a host of other things just to get started with your first piece. Here, you can find a quick and easy checklist that will prevent possible injury. 1. Insulated/Welding Gloves I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen guys [...]

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6 Side-Gig Jobs for Welders & How Much You Can Make?

Are you the type of person who can't get enough of welding and want to make a few bucks on the side? How about earning more with some extra freelance work, along with your ordinary day job? Many full-time welders are making a fortune on the side. Some of them are new to welding, while others weld for a hobby and can still get consistent cash flow from freelance jobs. It' [...]

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How to Start a Lucrative Welding Business & Succeed

Many people dream of owning their own successful company: making the income a successful business owner makes, working their own hours, and having the best team. Maybe you’re dreaming of this. If you’re a welder, this may be the perfect option for you. The opportunities in the business climate around the world are incredible for those interested in taking the plunge, [...]

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