Visit our Facebook site

Web Resources for Welding Engineering Technology

Professional Associations | General | Topics and Issues | Museums |


Professional Associations 

AWS:  American Welding Society
The American Welding Society (AWS) was founded in 1919, as a nonprofit organization with a global mission to advance the science, technology and application of welding and allied joining and cutting processes, including brazing, soldering and thermal spraying. AWS strives to move the industry forward in both thought and action.  [5/18]
NIMS: National Institute for Metalworking Skills
Formed in 1994 by the metalworking trade associations to develop and maintain a globally competitive workforce, NIMS sets skills standards for the industry, certifies individual skills against the standards and accredits training programs that meet NIMS quality requirements.   [5/18]


American Welding Society: AWS Welding Buyers Guide
Extensive listing of tools from suppliers listed by categories.   [5/18]
American Welding Society: Standards
Check Resources for free downloads. Safety sheets, and more.  [5/18]

Topics and Issues 

OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Welding, Cutting and Brazing
OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration - US Dept of Labor) lists Standards, Hazards and Solutions and more.   [5/18]
Welding Solutions and more
URL: [long address]
The Lincoln Electric Company offers a wide array of informational tips and videos on its commercial website.  [5/18]
Welding Symbol Chart, American Welding Society
One page of symbols.    [5/18]
WRC: The Welding Research Council
"...not-for-profit scientific research corporation, brings to bear in the solution of problems in welding and pressure vessel technology the talents of diverse science and engineering specialists."   [5/18]


Metal Museum
Located in Memphis, Tennessee, the Metal Museum is the only institution in the United States devoted exclusively to the advancement of the art and craft of fine metalwork. The Metal Museum has exhibitions, collections, conservation, restoration and consulting services, classes, and more. The Metal Museum Library and Archives holds 6000 books, and an Online Library Catalog that can be searched.  [5/18]

Last updated 201805/gjm