MMA Welder

Rules to Follow When Using MMA Welders

13 Jul , 2016  

No welding method is as versatile or easy to learn as stick welding. MMA or Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) is the most common form of welding and with good reason. It requires a minimal setup and can be done in most situations, whether outdoors or indoors. With some practice, one can even weld aluminium strips, though the results may not be the prettiest to look at. More…

MMA Welder

How to Get a Fabulous MMA Welder on a Tight Budget

18 Jun , 2016  

MMA or Stick welding, as it is commonly known, as the preferred choice of most welders. The welds produced by an MMA welder are of average quality compared to methods like TIG or even MIG. But one area where stick welding excels is the cost consideration. More…

MMA Welder

An Insight of MMA Welders and Their Applications

12 May , 2016  

Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welder is also referred to as Shield Metal Arc Welder (SMAW). Informally, it is called a stick welder. It uses a consumable electrode covered with a flux. The flux creates a shielding effect that protects the weld from contamination. In MMA welding, AC or DC is used to form an electric arc to fuse the metal. More…

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Understanding What MMA Welder Can Actually Do

19 Apr , 2016  

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) or Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMA or MMAW) is one of the most versatile forms of welding, and definitely the most widespread. Commonly referred to as Stick welding, the process involves using a flux-covered electrode that is consumed as the weld is laid. It is the only form of welding that produces consistent results outdoors, where the wind and other conditions make TIG and MIG almost impossible. More…