Welding Supplies from IOC

  1. How Not to Die while Oxyacetylene Cutting

    How Not to Die while Oxyacetylene Cutting
    Oxyacetylene cutting, when used properly, is no more dangerous than driving a car with 30 gallons of gas in the tank. But when used recklessly, it’s basically a flamethrower. So in the dear, sweet name of safety, we’re going to teach you how not to die and/or blow up while oxyacetylene cutting. So how does oxyacetylene cutting work? ...
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  2. The Powermax45 XP: Love or Hate?

    The Powermax45 XP: Love or Hate?
    Among plasma cutting fans, the Powermax45 has been a favorite. Although somewhat dated now, the original 45 built a reputation as one of the most reliable plasma cutters ever made. Recognizing this, Hypertherm has opted to improve upon the Powermax45 rather than reinvent what’s already working. The Powermax45 XP aims to update the Powermax45 while avoid “fixing what ain’t broke”...
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  3. Will Rubber Sole Boots Keep You from Being Shocked?

    Will Rubber Sole Boots Keep You from Being Shocked?
    We’ve all been told if there’s any risk of electrical shock, make sure you’ve got some solid rubber boots. But would rubber boots really keep you from being zap fried by an electrical jolt? What’s the logic behind such an idea? Join us as we discover if electrical shock can really be prevented by wearing rubber sole boots. First...
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  4. What’s Up With All This Leather?

    What’s Up With All This Leather?
    Buying welding gloves can feel like a nightmare and a petting zoo mixed together, especially if you don’t know what you’re looking for. Do you need deerskin or goatskin? Who even knows what deer and goats’ skin feels like? Especially for beginners, knowing which type of leather you should use can be difficult if you don't understand their...
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  5. The Easiest Way to Get Free Gear

    The Easiest Way to Get Free Gear
    We call it a loyalty program, but it’s really just like “here’s free stuff!” And who doesn’t want things for free? “That depends on what the free ‘Stuff’ is,” you say? Well we’re talking anything we supply here at Welding Supplies from IOC. That’s right, none of that “buy a welder and get a free 1920’s mechanical jockstrap that we...
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  6. NEW ClearLight Lenses

    NEW ClearLight Lenses
    Welding with tired eyes sucks. After several hours of staring at your arc, your peepers can feel like they’ve gone through hell and back. Eye fatigue is one of the most uncomfortable and irritating problems for welders. Why does it happen and how do we make it stop?! Our eyes weren’t meant to see in the dark. For the...
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  7. Do You Understand the Basics of MIG Welding?

    Do You Understand the Basics of MIG Welding?
    It’s said in order to be a true master of a skill, you must first master the fundamentals. There are books, videos, and entire curriculum that cover MIG welding, but today we’ll be scratching the surface and giving a small glimpse into this process. So listen closely little grasshopper, because with the right tips, you’ll be MIG welding like Mr...
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  8. What makes good penetration?

    What makes good penetration?
    Penetration: One of the most important, most innuendoed topics in all of welding history. In every new welder’s journey, there comes a point when they realize welding is more than just “sticking” 2 pieces of metal together like scotch tape. Welding is fusing material together to create a significantly stronger bond than you’d get if you were simply slapping filler...
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  9. How to Dab

    How to Dab
    2017 saw the rise of a nightmarish dance move known as the “dab”. To be very clear, that’s not what we’re talking about. Dabbing in the welding world is one of the most common techniques used for TIG. Mastering the dab technique can provide your TIG arsenal with an incredibly valuable skill. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to...
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  10. How to Be a Pipeline Welder

    How to Be a Pipeline Welder
    We’ve covered everything from space welders to working on oil rigs and yet we’ve never hit on one of the most aspirational positions in the industry. That’s because pipeline welding is a mine field just waiting to blow up our comment section. Pipeline welders are dedicated and often very opinionated. And the “how to’s” of pipe welding aren’t constant for...
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