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What Causes Welding Splatter and How to Avoid It

As an amateur welder, every arc you strike is an opportunity to refine your technique. Along the way, however, you may find yourself grappling with a common frustration: welding splatter. Those  droplets of molten metal can turn your welding session into a messy affair, leaving you wondering what went wrong. […]

Auto Body, Technical

Does Body Filler Absorb Water?

There’s nothing worse than seeing rust start to bubble through your paint after you’ve repaired a panel. It’s a sure sign that moisture has gotten into work zone. And that begs the question – does body filler absorb moisture? To help answer that question, Eastwood’s senior product manager Mark tested […]

Technical, Welding

How to Weld Aluminum with a MIG Welder

Think you need a TIG welder to weld aluminum? Think again! A MIG welder equipped with a spool gun can handle a lot of basic aluminum welding projects. In this article, we’ll introduce you to a simpler, more accessible approach to welding aluminum. Whether you’re a seasoned welder or a […]