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Shielded Metal Arc Welding 101

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Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), or ‘stick welding’ as it’s sometimes called, is one of the most common welding methods used in modern industrial fabrication processes. SMAW involves an electrode, usually a metal rod or stick, clamped to a welding torch to create an electric arc.The high temperature of the arc melts both the electrode […]