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May 24, 2019 7:50:25 AM

Contract Welding Services: Why You Shouldn't DIY

Welding is a process that uses very high heat to join two metals together. The process also involves letting these metals cool, which is called fusion. Welding melts metal together to create a flush and smooth finish. There are many different types of welding methods, and there are various energy sources used for the process, including a gas flame, laser, electric arc, electron beam, and more. While often used for industrial purposes, welding can be performed in a wide variety of environments, including open air, underwater, or in outer space.

Welders typically work in building and construction industries and handle some very important projects. Welders work on pipelines, bridges, refineries, power plants, and more. However, given the wide variety of purposes for welding, some people like to do projects on their own. But given the dangers involved in welding, we recommend leaving it up to the professionals. In this post, we'll discuss why you should always use a professional welding company and we'll talk about how Blackstone Advanced Technologies, LLC is the best company for the job.


Why Welding Should Be Left to Professionals


From repairing ships to fixing your car in the backyard, welding has tons of useful purposes. But if you're thinking of handling a welding project on your own without any welding experience, we recommend taking a step back. Given the high dangers involved, only a professional should handle these projects. See below for reasons why you shouldn't weld on your own:


It's Very Dangerous


Welding involves using high heat to the point of melting. Not only is that intense heat very dangerous, but the beam of light that's emitted can certainly cause vision damage. If you don't use the necessary precautions, you can also risk the exposure to poisonous gases and fumes, in addition to the exposure of intense ultraviolet radiation.


Risk Damaging the Final Product


Welding is a tedious task that takes years to master. If you're a beginner to welding, you might risk damaging the product or not completing the process correctly. A professional can ensure the process is done the right way.


Creates Stress and Worry


Especially something as complex and dangerous as welding, DIY projects can lead to extreme stress and anxiety. From dealing with the high heat to risking damaging the whole project, welding is a very tough skill to master. Contacting a professional welding company will help you limit the stress and worry involved with these projects.


Blackstone Advanced Technologies Has You Covered


Blackstone Advanced Technologies is a company that provides exceptional welding services. Depending on your needs, we offer a wide variety of different welding methods that are focused on your specific project. Take a look at our different welding methods below:

  • MIG welding
  • TIG welding
  • Plasma arc welding
  • Spot welding
  • Seam welding

Not sure what welding method you need? While each method offers a different benefit for the final project, our team can work with you to decide the best method for your specific needs. Contact us today for the type of industrial welding services you deserve!