A Case for Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Brazing, and Soldering in Welder Education

These skills are needed to build the next generation of welding professionals
October 2023

Manufacturing environments today are about high speed and even higher volume. Welding and manufacturing facilities tend to focus on increased automation, productivity, and speed. Factories of the future focus on faster and cleaner welding processes, yet so many welding schools and community colleges continue to teach oxygen-acetylene (oxyacetylene) welding, soldering, and brazing as a core part of their weld training programs. Why? I will explain the reasoning behind this to make a ca..

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