Types of Welding Services
Welding services can be found in many forms and meet different consumer demands. For example, resistance spot welding is a way to join two pieces of metal by delivering heat through two electrodes that are placed side by side. When these two workpieces are clamped together, the filler metal fills the gap between them, thereby creating a continuous leak-free weld. Alternatively, resistance seam welding is performed by replacing electrodes with rotating wheels that produce a leak-free weld. Whether you need a simple spot weld, a complex joint, or a complex piece of welding, TWI’s expertise and experience will meet your needs.
Welding companies often partner with construction contractors to provide structural steel repair and fabrication services. These welders cut structural steel components to size, place them into position, and then weld them together, which reinforces the building’s floors, walls, and roof. Non-structural metal building components are typically made of steel, such as floor joists, handrails, and firewalls. These components are too large to be bolted into place. Similarly, welding services can also assist in repairing rusted and cracked metal parts.
Welding is a fabrication technique where two or more pieces of metal are joined by applying heat or pressure. As these pieces cool, they fuse together and form a solid join. While most metals and thermoplastics can be welded, wood and other materials aren’t. Some materials require special processes or are considered unweldable. The best way to get a custom-made join is to hire a professional. Welding services offer fast turnaround times and high-quality results.
TIG welding is another popular option. This process uses a non-combustible tungsten electrode to weld materials together. This method is also known as “tig” welding, and typically requires a pre-emptive cleaning of the workpiece. Since this method is slower than most other welding methods, it is used for joining materials with difficult to join surfaces. It’s most common in process piping and aerospace applications. And since it uses tungsten electrode, the filler rod doesn’t melt away and the weld remains intact.
There are several types of arc welding. GMAW is the most common type, but stick welding is also useful for certain types of metals. Stick welding is a flexible technique that is not suited to thinner metals. The other option is Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), which uses an electrode to melt the base material. This method is a popular alternative to stick welding. If you want a more flexible solution, consider Gas Metal Arc Welding.