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New Britain Mig And Tig Welders

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ShineZall, LLC
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Mike G.
Verified review

Very easy to work with. Came over on short notice, arrived when promised, and performed quality TIG welding for a fair and reasonable price. Highly recommended

Vega Welding
3.5
from 2 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Eufronio M.
Verified review

He communicates well hence we are able to synchronize our schedules very satisfactorily. He is a competent tractor mechanic and welder, and did a great job with the welding of my tractor bucket and garden trailer. Although we were not yet able to start the tractor because of a bad starter, he promised to return to complete his promise.

Weekend Welder
5.0
from 1 review
    Sharon H.
    Verified review

    John is very good welder, brought my backhoe bucket to him and he welded it better brand new, stronger than it was made. AWESOME!!!!!!

    About

    We are an all-around handyman, painter and licensed welder. With more than 18 years in construction, we have what it takes to get the job done right.

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    I provide welding repair services. I am servicing all major brands for more than 30 years in Miller, Lincoln, Hypertherm, Thermal Dynamics and Snap-On.

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    I have been a welder/mechanic for sixteen years and will do jobs as cheap as possible by pulling parts for customers from the junk yard. My main goal is to save you as much money and down time as I can. Most garages will tell you that you need more than you really need or tell you that you need other work done on your car that does not need fixing. I will guarantee all work done on your cars or trucks. Hope to see and work with you soon. mike

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    My name is Ismael Martinez. I'm looking for work in welding or handyman field. I have 20 years of experience. I have also worked in Puerto Rico as a supervisor in department of housing.

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    Services we provide: - Welding: tig, mig and arc - Special metals - Design and fabricated products - Automation equipment - Special machines

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    1. Machine operator for a signage company; Visual Citi; Oct. 2013 to Dec. 2013 * Currently working as a machine operator of a Zoom machine in a signage company at West Babylon 2. Welder - Mechanic (Technical Bus Body Building Services; Shreedevi Industries; Apr 2004 to Mar 2013 * Most reliable worker in the team; involved in all the works that the team is responsible to handle * Responsible for all the inspections done by site engineers * Completed work on schedule with last-minute changes in design after inspection * Capable of supervising and leading a team of about 25 workers * Involved in purchasing material and knowledge of good materials like aluminum, steel, and iron that has been used for bus body building

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    Somers Welding and Inspection offers welding services and fabrication. Our welder training and certification is offered in-house by our AWS, CWI/CWE.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    How long is welding training?

    Because there are different paths to learning to weld, there’s no single timeline for welding training. Some people attend school part-time while working their current job, while others can focus full-time on their welding training courses. People interested in learning how to weld as a hobby can also take classes from professional welders, such as at KCMA & Services in Waterloo, Indiana.

    Expect to take at least two years to go from welding newbie to American Welding Society Certified Welder. A junior college Certificate of Completion welding course is two semesters full-time, or 10 units of coursework. With this certificate, students are qualified for an apprenticeship or internship, rather than a full-time entry-level job. Welding apprenticeships range from 6,000 to 8,000 hours long, equalling three to four years at 2,000 hours per year. Some junior colleges, such as Cerritos College in the Los Angeles area, offer more in-depth welding programs that lead to different welding certifications, such as arc welding and tungsten gas arc welding. These take three to four semesters to complete, so you could be qualified for an entry-level job in about two years of full-time study. Alternatively, you can prepare for employment more quickly through an intensive vocational program at a trade school. For instance, Ohio’s Lincoln Electric Company offers a comprehensive program that prepares people for a welding career in just 20 weeks and 600 hours of hands-on instruction.

    How many types of welding are there?

    Welding is a method of fusing together two or more pieces of metal using electricity or flame. Welding is used to construct buildings, make metal sculptures, build and repair cars, make gates and furniture, and for many other practical and aesthetic uses. There are multiple types of welding. Here is an overview of the most popular methods:

    • Stick welding: Formally known as shielded metal arc welding, stick welding uses extreme heat applied at the seam of two separate metals to melt them together. A third (intermediary) metal may also be incorporated for added strength. As the metals cool, they are bonded together.
    • Metal inert gas (MIG) welding: Formally known as gas metal arc welding, MIG welding uses a tool to feed metal wire into the weld puddle while an electrical arc melts the wire, which will fuse to the base metal upon cooling.
    • Tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding: Formally referred to gas tungsten arc welding, TIG welding is a similar process MIG welding, but instead of using a tool that continuously feeds metal wire into the weld puddle, the welder must hold and manually feed the stick.
    • Gas welding: A mix of flammable gas and oxygen is used to heat metal to the melting point.
    • Forge welding: Forging metal is an ancient art that involves heating two pieces of metal until they are molten, then hammering them together.

    Where can I take welding classes?

    Your options for welding classes depend on where you live and whether you’re willing to travel. Many skilled professionals offer private or group welding classes across the U.S. Some high schools offer classes for teens, but many people learn from a private trainer or in a junior college or vocational school. Students learn basic welding, machining and fabrication processes, including using gas and arc welding equipment, and qualify for an apprenticeship or internship. Other colleges as well as vocational schools have two-year associate’s degree programs that prepare you to take the welding certification exam and seek full-time employment.

    How much is welding training?

    The cost of welding training depends on where you take your classes and how quickly you want to complete the program. In general, junior college welding classes are the least expensive, but may take longer; trade schools offer intensive classes that lead to certification more quickly, but are more expensive. For example, Cerritos College, a junior college in Los Angeles that offers a welding training course, charges an average of $46 per unit; most of their welding certificate programs require 19 units of coursework, so cost about $875 each to complete. Pro-Weld, an on-site welding school in Idaho, offers three different welding courses. The 36-week welder fabrication and the 24-week gas tungsten arc welding courses each cost an average of $3,300, while pipe welding costs an average of $2,500 for a 24-week session or an average of $4,500 for a 52-week session. The 20-week comprehensive program at the Lincoln Electric Company in Ohio costs an average of $9,500. Many programs require students to purchase approximately $120-$200 worth of personal welding equipment in addition to textbooks or other class material fees.

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