John Ward

Best MIG Welder Reviews

MIG welders can be used for a range of projects including autobody work, hobby welding, maintaining equipment or a huge number of other things. MIG welding is often chosen as a preferred technique as it produces good quality welds, it’s easy to learn, and does not cost a lot of money. Updated  04 Mar 2019

The Complete Guide of How to Stick Weld (SMAW)

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Stick welding (SMAW or Shielded Metal Arc Welding) is one of the most popular welding processes along with MIG and TIG. It’s a simple procedure that is popular with outdoor welders due to it not being affected by wind – unlike MIG and TIG welding which uses gas cylinders. Our full guide will teach you the advantages and disadvantages of stick welding, how to set up for stick welding, stick welding processes and troubleshooting tips.

Best Plasma Cutter Guide for 2019 & Plasma Cutter Reviews

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What is a Plasma Cutter?

A plasma cutter is a machine that allows you to easily cut through any conductive metal including aluminum, stainless steel, copper, brass, steel and more. The plasma jet is formed by forcing gas through a nozzle in the torch and combining it with an electric arc generated from the power supply. This reaches temperatures of up to 40,000° F and can instantly melt and cut metal.