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A Lesson in Angle Grinder Safety

Over the years, there has been many changes to angle grinders. These include innovative features and accessories that allow for a range of applications. Angle grinders today are much more compact, ergonomic, safe and powerful than their predecessors. However, the versatility, … Continue reading

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How to Choose Filler Metals for Carbon and Low-Alloy Applications

To produce quality welds, you need to evaluate a variety of industry- and application-dependent issues. There are numerous factors that play a role in producing high-quality welds. The proper welding technique is critical, as is selecting the correct process for … Continue reading

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Plasma Arc Cutting Quality Challenges and Troubleshooting

Plasma systems today are more powerful and portable than ever. They cut metal parts with very good, if not excellent, edge quality at an extremely fast clip. Still, fabricators are likely to face cut quality issues at one point or … Continue reading

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High-End Toolholders for High-Speed Machining

The right fixture device will lead to greater precision and longer tool life. This which is why our team here at BWM Services uses high-end toolholders for high-speed machining.

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Now Hiring Machinists

Job Title: CNC Programmer/Manual Machinist Reports To: Owner & Production Manager Position Overview: We are looking for a machinist/apprentice that can operate both manual and CNC machining centers. Job Duties: (Other duties may be assigned) Verify material supplied meets requirements … Continue reading

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Using Advanced Welding Technology Can Revitalized Today’s Welding Classroom

Advanced welding technology can revitalize today’s welding classroom. The old adage that “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” sometimes seems more like a challenge than words of wisdom. Today’s global market and the evolution of new technology offers … Continue reading

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GMAW Gun Troubleshooting with BWM Services

Reduced to its essential functions, a gas metal arc welding (GMAW) system has two jobs: transfer electricity to the filler wire and cover the weld pool with shielding gas. Gas metal arc guns play a crucial role in both functions, … Continue reading

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Educated Welders: BWM Services Discusses the Real Employment Issue

To meet long-term goals and maintain a competitive edge on the world stage, the industry needs to transform how it educates its workforce.

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Meeting the Demand for Welding Engineers at BWM Services

College welding engineering programs trace its roots back to the 1930s. Over the last 80 years, it has evolved into an academic/research program that is recognized throughout the world. Ohio State University (OSU) currently has the only Accreditation Board for … Continue reading

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Introduction to Welding Pipe Downhill

Field welding API 5L line pipe in grades X42 or X52 are required for natural gas extraction and transmission, as well as oil and chemical processing and water transmission. For this thin-wall pipe, typically 0.5 inches or less, many welding … Continue reading

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