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Welding Tips: The Basics

Learn the basics of welding with these tips and general information on safety and common welding tools.

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Always wear safety gear when welding: special clothing, gloves and welding mask.

A wire feed machine gives a continuous feed through the welding gun.

Common welding tools include a welding brush, hammer and wire cutters. A welding brush cleans up spatter, while wire
cutters cuts extraneous material from the end of the gun after welding is complete.

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