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Posted: June 17, 2024

What Are The Most Common Welding Gases?

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welding Fredrick, OK If you do any welding or are familiar with the welding process, you know that there is plenty to think about and consider. You have to make sure you are staying safe as you weld. You have to think about the accessories and equipment you need. And you have to determine exactly what kind of welding gas is going to help you get whatever job you are working on done.

The different types of welding gas

There are two main categories when it comes to welding gas:

  1. Inert gas: Gases that do not change or instigate change when they are mixed with additional substances
  2. Reactive gas: These gases do either change or contribute to a change within another substance

Within these two categories is a selection of different welding gases. Let’s take a close look at what they are:

When it comes to picking the type of gas that you need for a welding project there are a few different things to think about, including what is actually available for purchase, what kind of metal your welding project includes, how much gas you want to buy, what you want your finished product to look like and how durable you want your finished product to be.

Welding equipment

A welding project requires more than just gas. Let’s take a look at some additional welding equipment a welder may need to achieve a finished product, all of which we carry at Symank Energy’s Madionsville, Texas location:

Symank Energy has your welding needs covered

Any welder in Malone, Madisonville, Cuero and the surrounding Texas area can count on Symank Energy for help with their welding projects. We have the equipment, accessories and gas you need to get your welding done.

Contact Symank Energy today to partner with us on your next welding job!