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Intro to Arc Welding Workshop (Arc 1)

This $85 workshop is an EXCELLENT way for beginners to learn Arc welding - no experience necessary! We designed this two-hour crash course to give students the knowledge and confidence to start working with this fun metal joining process. All equipment is well-maintained, state-of-the-art, and easy to operate. No need to be intimidated if you have never welded before--our staff has experience training beginning welding students of all ages, genders, and walks of life. 

For this two-hour course, you will have one hour of required welder safety instruction. We provide safety equipment and materials for all participants. Afterwards, we will explain the Arc equipment, setting up the controls and system, and the Arc welding process. Then you get to apply your new knowledge while welding your metals--you will get to take home your masterpiece!

Arc Welding, also known as Shielded Metal Arc Welding, is a process that uses a flux-coated electrode to form the weld. As electricity passes through the electrode, the flux forms a gas, which shields the electric arc in the space betweeen the electrode and the metal being welded, preventing contamination from atmospheric gasses in the weld. This process is fairly simple and doesn't require much in the way of specialized equipment, making it very popular. It can be used to make repairs on heavier industrial equipment.

We will also host an "Intro to MIG Welding" workshop on this date for an am session (10:30am-12:30pm), you are welcome to attend both as the safety instruction will be different. These are $85 each, but if you take both we are running a special for 2 for $135. Call us at 313-221-5876 or to sign up! We've also made tickets available at your convenience online.