Welding

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Weld quality can mean the difference between a long-lasting, high-performing custom parts washing basket, and a basket that falls apart after just a few hours of use.

Marlin Steel uses a variety of welding equipment and techniques to meet the needs of customers. From electric arc welding, to acetylene torch welds, Marlin has the right tools and know-how to create a superior bond between metal forms.

How to MIG Weld Stainless Steel

Drew Greenblatt on September 12, 2019
Welding is a critical process for manufacturing any complex custom metal form. Marlin Steel’s manufacturing team frequently performs welds with varying types of stainless steel to complete complex custom wire forms for ...
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How to Compare and Choose Between MIG and TIG Welding

Marlin Steel on September 6, 2019
For all of Marlin’s custom wire baskets, welding is crucial for ensuring that the basket is able to meet the customer’s needs. However, ...
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3 Tips for Welding Inconel

Marlin Steel on May 28, 2019
Inconel is the brand name for a family of metal alloys with a high nickel-chromium content that are renowned for their extreme heat tolerance. Inconel alloys retain a high degree of their tensile strength, even at ...
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Join the WFA 2018 Fall Meeting and See the USA’s Biggest Jig Welder

Marlin Steel on October 9, 2018
They may say “everything’s bigger in Texas,” but Marlin’s IDEAL medium frequency direct current (MFDC) welding machine might get that phrase changed to “everything’s bigger in Maryland.” ...

Say Hello to Marlin’s New Lincoln MIG (GMAW) and TIG (GTAW) Welder!

Marlin Steel on May 15, 2018
Marlin’s investments in factory automation have helped us meet incredibly tight parts tolerances ...

Taking a Quick Look at Different Types of Welding Processes

Marlin Steel on March 15, 2018
Welding is a key process in the creation of almost any custom steel wire or sheet metal form—from the smallest trays to the biggest ...
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The Best Sheet Metal Fabrication Techniques the Pros Use

Marlin Steel on February 16, 2017
There are dozens of ways to shape, join, and cut sheet metal—far too many to cover them all in depth in a single post. Today, the team here at Marlin Steel thought they’d share a few of their favorite/best ...

Why You Shouldn’t Weld Carbon and Stainless Steel Wire Together

Marlin Steel on January 12, 2017
Recently, Marlin Steel’s engineering team was asked by a client whether a stainless steel nut could be welded to a carbon ...

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