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Tuesday | 04 April, 2017 | 1:01 pm

Sudden impact

New welding technique joins temperamental high-strength alloys without changing their base properties

Tuesday | 07 March, 2017 | 2:15 pm

Vital force

Electrohydraulic controller brings precision to friction welding process

Tuesday | 10 January, 2017 | 2:15 pm

Tiny torches

Choosing the right laser technology for jobs that call for micro welding

Monday | 07 November, 2016 | 1:48 pm

Fresh start

Breathable air helps students hone their craft

Thursday | 06 October, 2016 | 1:53 pm

Fresh air

Filtering out contaminants goes beyond opening a window

Thursday | 08 September, 2016 | 9:52 am

Bob Dylan's "Portal"

Dylan's "Portal" reflects America's industrial past as permanent part of the property's art program

Wednesday | 07 September, 2016 | 9:57 am

Running hot & cold

Manufacturer employs welding technology to ensure hydronics components can take the pressure

Tuesday | 14 June, 2016 | 12:31 pm

Abstract solution

A sculpture is fabricated using the latest technology and old-fashioned grit

Monday | 09 May, 2016 | 9:55 am

Time crunch

Compact welding system helps firefighters save the day

Wednesday | 30 March, 2016 | 10:56 am

Hot rod dreamer

Growing up with a steel yard as his playground, it's natural that Steve Darnell reinvents vintage cars.

Monday | 07 March, 2016 | 2:49 pm

When worlds collide

NASA uses friction stir welding to withstand the rigors of space

Monday | 18 January, 2016 | 11:40 am

Weld like a girl

As the only woman in her welding class, Army reservist pursues career in a male-dominated trade

Tuesday | 08 December, 2015 | 1:30 pm

Four welds we like

Welders show off endless shots of slick welding beads on Instagram — here are some of our favorites

Thursday | 12 November, 2015 | 10:59 am

Heart of Oregon

Welder sells “Roseburg Strong” sheet metal cutouts to benefit the shooting victims of Umpqua Community College

Thursday | 15 October, 2015 | 1:43 pm

Brought back to life

The right tools retain the authenticity of treasured works

Thursday | 01 October, 2015 | 11:49 am

More than a microwave

An engineer creates a spot welder from a common kitchen appliance

Wednesday | 02 September, 2015 | 12:11 pm

Preparing patriots

In Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S. veterans learn to weld

Thursday | 06 August, 2015 | 12:34 pm

Fabricator on fire

Custom welding helmets mix extreme art with the science of metalworking

Monday | 06 April, 2015 | 1:33 pm

Scouts pick up the torch

Boy Scout troops weld their way to a merit badge as councils promote the trade

Friday | 13 March, 2015 | 12:46 pm

Simple as the standard

By reducing welding consumables to a single supplier, automotive part manufacturer streamlines robotic welding systems

Wednesday | 11 February, 2015 | 10:54 am

Where the steel and welding rod lay

Tom Balding Bits and Spurs welds its way into a successful niche of equestrian components

Tuesday | 20 January, 2015 | 3:44 pm

Stoking the flames

Buck Stove looks to grow its fabrication department as demand for wood burning stoves keeps welders busy

Tuesday | 16 December, 2014 | 4:00 pm

First time welder

FFJ editors try welding for the first time at Fabtech 2014

Monday | 10 November, 2014 | 2:13 pm

A flash of innovation

IndraMotion MLC for hydraulics enables patented welding process for half the cost

Wednesday | 15 October, 2014 | 9:38 am

Help in a hurry

Fueled by passion and donations, First Response is on the scene after catastrophes, deploying equipment needed for recovery with the help of Lincoln Electric

Thursday | 02 October, 2014 | 8:44 am

More than a sharpshooter

With a torch in one hand and crossbow in the other, Ben Blaque puts his self-built props in the crosshairs

Tuesday | 05 August, 2014 | 1:29 pm

Dealing direct

By offering same-day shipping for consumables both common and hard-to-find, Midalloy lets Team Industries keep a lean stock of wire

Monday | 19 May, 2014 | 8:27 am

Jobs in the pipeline

For Keystone XL, welders have advanced technology and testing at their fingertips, but a decision on the project awaits

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