How to Use an Arc Weld : Different Types of Welding Machines

Hi! My name is Mac. On behalf of expertvillage.com, I would like to continue our discussion about stick welding or shielded metal arc welding. Today we will be discussing the different kinds of welding machines for this process. They are basically divided into two types of machines, A.C. machines or Alternating Current welding machines or […]

How to Use an Arc Weld : Electrode Care & Maintenance for Arc Welding Machine

Hello! My name is Mac. On behalf of expertvillage.com, I am here to continue our discussion about arc welding. We have been discussing shielded metal arc welding or stick welding. And now I would like to give you an overview of the welding electrodes themselves. They come in different diameters. The wire inside the electrode […]

How to Use an Arc Weld : Different Types of Arc Welding

Hello! My name is Mac. On behalf of expertvillage.com, I am here to continue our discussion on the processes of arc welding. The different types of arc welding that are done commercially in North America today are as follows. This welding machine here is a multi-process machine, which means it can do many of the […]

How to Use an Arc Weld : Proper Starts & Stops for Arc Welding

Hello! My name is Mac. On behalf of expertvillage.com, I am here to continue our discussions on the theory of arc welding. Previously we had discussed running a stringer bead and the proper direction of travel and how a student makes a proper bead of weld. These electrodes eventually become used up as you proceed […]

How to Use an Arc Weld : Running a Bead of Weld When Arc Welding

Hello! My name is Mac. On behalf of expertvillage.com, I am here to continue the discussions of the theory of arc welding. We had been discussing shielded metal arc welding or stick welding as it is commonly referred to. We have done the section on striking an arc and making these little weld puddle dots. […]

How to Use an Arc Weld : Direction of Travel for Arc Welding

Hello! My name is Mac. On behalf of expertvillage.com, I am here to continue our discussion on shielded metal arc welding or stick welding as it is commonly referred to. In previous episodes, we have discussed striking an arc and running a bead of weld. We touched briefly on direction of travel and I will […]

How to Use an Arc Weld : Helmet Safety Tips for Arc Welding

Hi! My name is Mac. On behalf of expertvillage.com, I am here to discuss arc welding. Arc welding in itself is broken down into several different processes. We will be discussing each one in turn, but before we begin that, I would like to discuss the aspects of safety that are all important to a […]

How to Use an Arc Weld : Basics of Shielded Metal Arc Welding

Hello! My name is Mac. I am here on behalf of expertvillage.com. We would like to continue our discussions on the arc welding process of stick welding. This is an electrode holder and this is one of the shielded metal arc welding electrodes. Place the electrode in the electrode holder, turn the handle and clamp […]

How to Use an Arc Weld : Proper Ventilation for Arc Welding Safety

Hello! My name is Mac. On behalf of expertvillage.com, I would like to continue our discussion on shielded metal arc welding or stick welding it is commonly referred to. One other thing that a welder needs to be aware of is that the fumes that come off of the welding arc can sometimes be toxic. […]

How to Use an Arc Weld : Closed Vessel Welding Safety When Arc Welding

Hello! My name is Mac. On behalf of the expertvillage.com, I would like to continue our discussions on arc welding. We have been discussing welding safety in this online course and I think it is appropriate at this time to touch a little bit on some other things that are dangerous to actually weld on. […]