Resources

Welding Resources:

Our list of welding resources is growing. We hope to provide our visitors with a list that is both useful and reliable. Although we may provide links to non-local sites, we intend to provide links to local sites if possible. Please feel free to email us with any link suggestions.

Education Resources:

http://www.aws.org
The American Welding Society (AWS) was founded in 1919 as a multifaceted, nonprofit organization with a goal to advance the science, technology and application of welding and related joining disciplines. (taken from their website)

http://www.laspositascollege.edu/WELD/
Las Positas College in Livermore, CA has an outstanding welding technology program.  Completion of the certificate/AS degree requirements prepares students to take the welding certification tests.

http://www.weldingtipsandtricks.com
Welding tips and tricks is a great site to gain information on welding. Jody has over 30 years experience welding and offers his knowledge in nicely made videos and articles.

http://www.welderbuddy.com/buyers-guide/
Welder Buddy.com is a site that has a few tips on buying your first welding machine.  It explains the different welding processes and helps you decide what welding process may be appropriate for a particular job.

Shopping Resources:

http://www.cyberweld.com
Cyberweld is an online supplier of all things welding related.  They have great prices and provide free shipping on orders over $25.  We’ve purchased most of our equipment this year from Cyberweld.

http://www.weldingmart.com
Welding Mart sells welding machines and equipment. They have very good prices and very prompt customer service. Last year we bought quite a few of our machines and plasma cutters from Welding Mart.

http://www.millerwelds.com
Miller is a leader in welding equipment.  Learn more about their products at their website.

http://www.lincolnelectric.com
Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc-welding systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment.

Safety Resources:

http://www.osha.gov/
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration is part of the United States Department of Labor.  Visit their site for information regarding worker safety.

http://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/dosh1.html
Cal/OSHA is California’s Division of Occupational Health and Safety.