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Learn About Skilled Trades


Welding, the process of fastening two pieces of metal together by softening with heat and applying pressure, is a versatile trade that equips welders to work in a variety of industries.

  • Several other construction trades, such as pipefitters, boilermakers and sheet metal workers, incorporate welding skills.
  • Welding is also used to join beams during the construction of buildings, bridges and other structures.
  • These tradesmen often work from blueprints, using their knowledge and training to determine the best way to join the parts.

Find out more about welders.

Source: Building Advantage

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