If you have just started learning about welding whether as a career or as a hobby it is natural to be confused about the different methods and by the technical jargon which is used to describe them, especially if you don’t have an engineering or a technical background. I remember the time when I was starting out and it was pretty intimidating.

That’s why I started writing this blog in the first place. If you are not a MIG guy then this section will be a good starting point for you to start learning and improving your stick welding skills.


stick welding rod hot

WHY DOES MY WELDING ROD KEEP STICKING AND HOW TO AVOID IT?

When you are just starting out, this is one of those things which is bound to happen. But you don’t ...
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smaw arc length

ARC LENGTH FOR SMAW

When you have just started learning different welding techniques, it is pretty common for people looking to jump into doing ...
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stick welding slag

DID YOU KNOW WHAT IS SLAG IN WELDING?

If you are just getting into the world of welding, slag is one word that might be one of the ...
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welding rods 6011 and 6010

Your quick guide to finding out the differences between 6010 and 6011 welding rods

If you’re a first-time welder, you may not be aware of the differences that lie between 6010 and 6011 rods ...
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Danger welding

Can a Welder Shock or Electrocute YOU?

It is perfectly natural for anyone to be nervous by welding in the beginning. I remember how excited and petrified ...
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6013 and 7018 rods

COMPARISON BETWEEN 7018 AND 6013 ELECTRODES

If you are in the market for buying electrodes and you are new to welding, all the options out there ...
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rusty handrail

What is the best welding electrode for rusty metal?

In this article, we will guide you on how you can choose the best rod for corroded metal but before ...
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stick welding straight polarity

Polarity for Stick Welding

Your circuit's polarity is essential in determining your weld's quality and it affects your welding arc control. Choosing the incorrect ...
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E6011 and E6013

E6011 vs E6013 welding Electrodes

As we all know, welding is a process of fusing two or more parts using extreme heat or pressure to ...
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welding rods 6011 and 7018

COMPARISON BETWEEN E6011 AND E7018 WELDING RODS

With all the different types of welding electrodes in the market, it can be difficult to know whether you are ...
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