Cameron Dekker

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Cameron grew up in Allentown, Pennsylvania, a once-proud steel town on the Lehigh River, where he got a taste of TIG welding in his high school shop class. He holds certificates for Certified WeldingEducator (CWE) and Certified Resistance Welding Technician (CRWT) from the American Welding Institute. His interests include scuba diving, sculpture, and kayaking.

4 Best Welders for Aluminum (TIG & MIG) – Top Picks 2021

Great aluminum welder

Searching for the best welder for aluminum? Aluminum is much trickier than steel alloys for the welder. With higher conductivity and lower point of melting, improper welding can result in many burns through. To choose the best welding method for aluminum, you need to consider many things. Starting from the materials used in the production […]

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7 Best 110v Welders (MIG, TIG, Stick) – Top Picks 2021

Great aluminum welder

110-volt welders are handy machines for doing basic welding work with light to medium gauge metal sections. They’re not as common to find, and it’s much harder to find brands that make them well enough to provide consistent quality welds. But when you do, they’re a valuable machine to consider and incomparable in the right […]

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10 Best MIG Welders of 2021 – Top Picks, Reviews & Comparison

mig welding

Since the invention of the MIG welder in the early nineteenth century, they have developed into the most sought after and widely-used welding machines. They are by far the easiest to use, and while they don’t make the most attractive welds like TIG machines, they speed up complex jobs to make fabrication more affordable. Due […]

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10 Best Welding Helmets 2021 – Top Picks & Reviews

wearing a welding helmet

You are deeply immersed in a welding project when suddenly, there’s a blinding, burning light. The feeling of hot sand filling your eye sockets creates a pain that is so intense, you’re on the verge of clawing your eyes out. This is called arc flash, and if you’ve never heard of it, then you may […]

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