Welding Archives - BodyShop Business
Snap-on Wraps Up National Welding Month with Hot Products 

Snap-on is notching up both gear and tools with a high-powered heat gun, MIG welder and protective jacket designed with welding professionals in mind.

Destructive Weld Testing: It’s All About Quality Control

Destructive weld testing ensures that the weld settings and techniques are up to par before they’re applied to the vehicle.

Survey Yields Alarming Results on Test Welds

The latest “Who Pays for What?” survey indicates that 37% of repairers have never sought to be paid to perform test welds.

Welding 101: What to Know and Where to Begin 

With many welding methods available, which one is right?

Spot Welders: One of the Best Investments You Can Make

Squeeze-type resistance spot welders have improved shops’ ability to duplicate factory welds. But knowing how to use and maintain them correctly is a critical piece to making the investment pay off.

New Welding Technology: Good or Bad?

Welding technology in the collision industry has advanced tremendously. But is the industry allowing techs to avoid the “why” in welding?

Welder Woman: Forging a Trail with Fire

Jaime Shewbridge is the first woman to have won the 2020 I-CAR Instructor of the Year award and the 2021 Welding Instructor of the Year award — and she’s not done yet.

Lincoln Electric Introduces New Weld-PAK 180i MP Welder

Lincoln’s new Weld-Pak 180i MP DV delivers 180 amps in a portable package, for an easy and affordable welding experience.

Auto Body Welding: Look Before You Weld

Don’t just grab and go; are you looking up the OEM procedures before welding?

STRSW: From Terminology to Technique

Plug welding and spot welding are not the same, but many use these two terms as if they’re interchangeable.

Survey: Who Gets Paid for Destructive Weld Testing?

“Who Pays for What?” survey finds continued increase in shops billing (and being paid) to set up and perform destructive weld testing.

Auto Body Repair: Rivet Bonding Basics

Bud Center of I-CAR discusses the basics of rivet bonding, a growing technical area of collision repair work.