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Perth Amboy Welders

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Lightspeed Welding
4.4
from 44 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
James A.
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Matt is great. As a GC I need reliable, quality work and Matt did not disappoint. Will absolutely be using him for my future welding projects.

A.C. Custom Welding
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
William G.
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Jeff of AC welding was very professional. After several emails and one call a onsite visit was scheduled. Upon assessing the needed repair a repair was scheduled for the next day. Initial appointment was for 10:00-10:30. Prior to this time Jeff called and indicated that he was running a bit late and would arrive between 11:99-11:30. Jeff arrived at approx 11:00. Job was completed in a rapid manor. I have some experience in welding and can recognize a good weld when I see one. As a result of this repair I am planning on having AC Custom install a stair railing for the front steps.

The Weld Doctor
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Birck C.
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Mr. Williams is a fulltime professional welder with plenty of experience. He worked my project into his schedule, suggested some design changes, took measurements at my location, and finished the job quickly and well in two days. I don't require a lot of welding, but in future I will keep him in mind. I recommend him.

Weld-Rite Services, Inc.
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Ruth H.
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Outstanding service and workmanship. Weld Rite Services was able to work on a tight schedule, in a difficult work environment and help my company shine with competency as a result of their excellent workmanship and professionalism.

Rarebreed Mechanical, LLC
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Josh M.
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I needed my railings to my house welded after a tree trunk fell on the railings and broke it .So i figured I'd give thumbtack a try ,so I searched for a welder and Tyrone was one of the first ones to pop up.Great guy ,great service and he was also negotiable. I'd recommend him 10 times out of 10 with a job well done.

  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kin W.
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Working Frederick was absolutely easy and would highly recommend his services! Great communication and the end result will outlast my grandkids!

Pipe-Tech Mechanical Inc.
2.0
from 1 review
  • 5 years in business
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I have been in the pipe fitting/ combination welding business for close to 12 years now. I take pride in my work like any true mechanic does. For me the money make means nothing if my customers are not satisfied. I am the rookie of my crew! The majority of the pipe tech mechanical mechanics have 20-35 years plus and are all certified to weld x-ray .

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I make exhaust systems for cars. Welding is my specialty. I have been in business for 40 years making exhaust systems. I can weld anything. I also make exhaust for race cars and have done so for many race car drivers.

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Our experienced personnel is proficient in steel, stainless steel & aluminum. Other services we offer is laser cutting, shearing, pipe-fitting, punching, bending, grinding, drilling and press breaking. We can repair, install and fabricate to your needs.

  • 6 years in business
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I am a welder, fabricator, fitter and blacksmith. I can fix about anything, or I can create your idea. If it's broke, I can Fix-Zt. Follow me on Facebook.

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I'm an Apex Technical School graduate who works for Mark and Son Iron Works. I do a lot of MIG welding there, grinding, and stick welding when I'm in the field. I also have my OSHA 30-hour safety card and my AWS 3G/4G welding license.

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I offer shop and portable welding service, of anything or type of metal. I have 42 years of excellent service. My nickname is the Magician: there is absolutely nothing of metal I can't build or repair. My work and craftsmanship is second to none; that's what I am told. I don't believe in the word "can't" or "impossible." Thank you. Big Jim

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I'm an experienced welding and machine shop fabricator who is just getting out of school, but is very talented in what he does.

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I like giving customers a good price and doing good work.

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I am a great welder and metal worker in general. If you're looking to build something artistic or structural, I will be more than happy to assist you.

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We are certified and licensed welders. We do fabricating of all steel works: fire escapes, fences, gates, decks, rails and stairs. We do refurbishing of all iron works.

  • 32 years in business
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I am a fabricator and a welder who has 30 years of experience. I also have a diversified range of experience and have worked on projects in many different metals and welding processes.

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I do welding and fabricating of all types of metal working. I also do ornamental, sheet metal, structural and custom fabricating.

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I have 22 years of job experience. I can do any type of welding for truck repair, railings, iron works, and trailer repair. Free estimates and reasonable prices are available. No job is too small.

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We are welders/fabricators skilled in GTAW, SMAW, and GMAW. We are able to take care of all your welding jobs whether it be from your smallest repair to your most intricate custom piece.

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We are formally educated and certified welders with 31 years of practical experience in our trade, as well as an advanced education in metallurgical sciences. Based on that education and experience, we have provided our services to customers in all types of businesses throughout our working area. After becoming familiar with our business ethics, our work and results, and our willingness to accommodate their needs, customers know without a doubt that they can rely on us and trust us to give them the stellar results they are looking for.

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 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.

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.

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