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Welding Technology: Websites

This guide was developed with the needs and interests of our welding program students in mind. We hope it not only supports the welding program's curriculum, but also supplements content with information that introduces new ideas, tools and organizations

Welding Websites

Internet Resources

Welding Information, Guides and Services

  • Edison Welding Institute
    Provides materials joining assistance, contract research, consulting services and training to over 3,300 members in the aerospace, automotive, government, energy and chemical, heavy manufacturing, medical and electronics industries.
  • Lincoln Electric
    Provides information on welding and the industry, includes products, newsletters, welding projects and events.
  • Safety Tips: Welding, Cutting and Brazing
    OSHA safety information.

Professional Associations

American Welding Society - From factory floor to high-rise construction, from military weaponry to home products, AWS continues to lead the way in supporting welding education and technology development to ensure a strong, competitive and exciting way of life for all Americans.

American National Standards Institute - Our mission is to enhance both the global competitiveness of U.S. business and the U.S. quality of life by promoting and facilitating voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessment systems, and safeguarding their integrity.

Fabricators & Manufacturers Association - Our Mission is to champion the success of the metal processing, forming, and fabricating industry.

Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International (FMA)
FMA provides technical information and educational opportunities for metal fabricators through conferences, magazines and research services.

The Welding Institute (TWI)
TWI is the largest organization concerned with R&D in joining technologies in the western world. Confidential contract R&D, consultancy services and training are provided covering welding, cutting, surfacing and bonding of all engineering materials including metals, polymers and ceramics. Almost all industry sectors are serviced; heavy steel users like shipbuilding and earthmoving equipment; micro technology such as medical or electronic devices; those with specialized material needs like aeronautics and nuclear power. TWI helps at any stage - from initial design, materials selection, production and quality assurance, through to service performance and repair.

Welding Research Council (WRC)
WRC committees identify areas in which joining and pressure vessel technology must be advanced and provide a forum for the exchange, evaluation and dissemination of the pertinent technical information. The group's publications are applications-oriented and provide specific recommendations based on validated technology.


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