|> Welding Basics
|> Welding Health & Safety
|Get an overview of what welding is, learn about key terms, and understand the basics of this important industrial technology.
|The welding industry has a long track record of health and safety, based on the development of guidelines for safe welding practices and extensive welder training programs.
|> Welding Industry Background
|> Welding Science and Technology
|Welding is the most economical and efficient way to join metals permanently. It is the only way of joining two or more pieces of metal to make them act as a single piece.
|Welding ranks high among industrial processes and involves more sciences than those involved in any other industrial process.
|> Welding Materials & Other Consumables
|> Welding History
|Welding involves a variety of different inputs and basic materials. Learn about the key components that make up a range of welding consumables.
|Welding can trace its historic development back to ancient times. The earliest examples come from the Bronze Age.
|> Welding & the Economy
|> Welding Rod Litigation
|Welding is vital to our economy. It is often said that over 50% of the gross national product of the U.S.A. is related to welding in one way or another.
|Background materials about manganese-related welding rod litigation, relevant news articles and other related information.