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July 2016

POWER MIG 210 MP for $999 until July 31

The current promotion on our popular POWER MIG® 210 MP products will officially end on July 31, 2016. Don't miss your chance to get the original multi-process welder at its introductory price of $999!  You can also choose the Aluminum One-Pak® for $1199 or TIG One-Pak for $1499. MORE.

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We are looking to go beyond the basics of “get comfortable” and “keep practicing” and give our readers fresh, practical advice that will help them be better welders and metal fabricators. Whether it’s something you learned on the job, in school or just figured out yourself. If you have a tip, a technique, a tool or a trade secret that you’d be willing to share, we want to give you the platform to share it!

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Flextec Extended Warranty Offer


From now through September 30, 2016, buy ANY Flextec model and  EXTEND the standard three year warranty to FIVE YEARS – For FREE!

That’s up to a $586 value on welders that start as low as $3,491 List Price. The warranty can be extended on all five base models (Flextec 350X, 500, 500P and 650) as well as the Flextec models contained in any One-Pak, Ready-Pak or rack system. That’s a savings of over $2,300 on some of our 4- and 6-pack racks!. MORE

How I did It-Texas Barbecue Grill

True barbecue lovers are all about using an authentic Texas barbecue grill to whip up some of their favorite recipes. This texas-style barcbecue grill was an at-home garage project, and was fabricated using a Lincoln Electric AC-225 Stick Welder and Fleetweld® 35 stick electrodes. Check out these step-by-step directions on how to make your own grill here. MORE.

Lincoln Electric Representatives Speaking at

AWS Aluminum Conference 2016

Four leading Lincoln Electric aluminum welding authorities are set to present at the upcoming 19th Annual Aluminum Conference sponsored by the American Welding Society (AWS), Sep. 20-21, at AWS Headquarters in Miami. These Lincoln Electric subject matter experts will present six sessions over the course of the two-day conference. For further details on the conference and Lincoln Electric speakers, visit lincolnelectric.com.  MORE

Valencia College Manufacturing Center Opens World of Opportunity

Valencia College's new manufacturing training center provides students with valuable skills and employers with much needed workers. This article for Vitae Online, shows multiple student success stories that came out of the manufacturing center, and how having the opportunity to learn skilled trades has impacted people of all ages and prior experience levels by helping them discover a new passion.  MORE

Ohio Teen Wins SkillsUSA National Welding Competition

Willoughby-Eastlake Career Academy student Connor Roberts beat the field and took home the gold medal in the SkillsUSA Championships national welding competition. Connor and his instructor Ryan Eubank were each awarded a Lincoln Electric POWER MIG 210 MP multi-process wire feeder/welder. Connor also received a check from the James F. Lincoln Foundation for $500.00.  MORE

Challenges and Solutions to Welding Galvanized Steel Automotive Parts

The use of galvanized steel allows manufacturers to fabricate lighter weight vehicles without sacrificing corrosion resistance. In addition to auto bodies, use of galvanized steel has expanded into other components in recent years in chassis parts, such as frames, engine cradles, cross members and suspension parts. Susan Woods, Managing Editor of Welding Productivity, covers the challenges of welding on galvanized steelMORE