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Stephen Hawking and NASA: Reaching the Stars by Overcoming Earthly Challenges

Mar 15, 2018

Stephen Hawking spent his entire life theorizing answers to our universe's most complex riddles. Today, NASA finds itself taking on some terrestrial challenges in pursuit of its interstellar ambitions as it works its way through complicated welding processes to get a whole new look at the final frontier. 


Coming Soon: A Slew of New AWS Video Podcasts

Mar 2, 2018

The AWS YouTube channel will be releasing a treasure trove of technical presentations covering the latest in welding research, science, and technology. This is exciting news for anyone with an appetite for binge-worthy video podcasts and high-level welding discussion.


A Tale of Two Companies: Manufacturing Pitfalls

Feb 15, 2018

Two global giants are experiencing manufacturing woes due to difficulties with basic joining processes.


WPS and PQR Demystified

Feb 1, 2018

WPSs and PQRs are the blueprints for creating welds in a repeatable, efficient, and safe manner. However, they are often overlooked by welders and prospective CWIs. Get familiar with what they are and how they're used, to make sure there are no surprises when it comes time to use one at work, or during the CWI exam. 


Loss of a Legend: Inspiration for Rosie the Riveter has Passed

Jan 26, 2018

The manufacturing industry lost a legendary figure. Naomi Parker Fraley passed away on January 20, 2018. However, many of you might not know her by name. You might be more familiar with the iconic character she inspired: Rosie the Riveter. 


Meet the Instructor: API 1104 Online Code Clinic

Jan 4, 2018

Get to know Dave Diaz, the instructor at the helm of our new API 1104 Online Code Clinic, in this informative and engaging interview.