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Welding in Popular Culture

Apr 20, 2018

AWS Learning continues its celebration of National Welding Month by taking a look at depictions of welding in popular culture. Read on for a history of welding in movies and TV, and a fun video collecting various scenes. 


National Welding Month: Time to Let Everyone in on the Secret

Mar 29, 2018

April is here and that means it's National Welding Month! Read on to learn more about its significance, what AWS is doing to celebrate, and how you can participate by getting involved and spreading the word!


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.