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Farm Welding Basics – Stick, Fluxcure and Mig Welding

Generator and welding machine in back of truck

Let’s take a few minutes and talk about welding basics. I started working in welding shops in Southeast Texas in 1986, and spend 15 years in the welding field.

My welding qualifications:

2 years experience structural steel welder.

13 years experience fabrication AMSE certified pressure vessels and shell and tube heat exchanges.

I have been certified on:

  • Carbon steel
  • Chrome
  • Stainless

I also have experience fitting and working with Monel, Hastelloy, Inconel,,, and a few other alloys. The vessels and heat exchangers I built had everything from water to hydrogen to phosgene running through them, but not all at the same time.

Welding Basics

What are marketable life skills

0.0 00 Lets talk marketable life skills. To make money you either need to produce a product, or provide a service. Who are you going to produce the product for? Who are you going to sell the product to? Is there market (or demand) for the products or services in your niche? Who are you […]

Marketable life skills

0.0 00 How do you develop life skills that are marketable?  Either through an education, training or experience.  But, how do you know if your skills will be in demand? Over the past few years I have seen people over spending on their education.  People will go into $100k of debt, for a degree that […]

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