Forney Industries Updated Electrode Packaging

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Jun 20, 2017 12:57:57 PM

 

Same great product, new look! Forney Industries has recently changed its packaging on our boxes of filler metal. We've always sold our filler metals in multi-colored boxes, but have recently changed the color to become more cohesive with our metalworking and equipment branding and packaging colors.

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Topics: Forney Industries, Rod, Electrodes, Stick Electrodes

Choose the Right Solder for the Job

Posted by Blair Weilnau on May 23, 2017 4:58:20 PM

 
Forney Industries’ soldering line features high quality, industry standard products to accomplish any job.  The materials are consistent and reliable, allowing precise metal fusing and better results.  The all-inclusive line offers lead free options suitable for various applications.

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Topics: DIY projects, Soldering guns, Lead Free Solder, Solder

Inverter vs. Transformer Welding Machines

Posted by Blair Weilnau on May 15, 2017 5:52:13 PM

If you want start a Civil War in welding, you ask a group of welding experts which is better, an inverter or a transformer machine?

I get asked this question frequently and the short answer is, “it depends.”  The long answer is a lively debate surrounding pros, cons, and specific applications of the machines.

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Topics: Welding

Turning a Shipping Container into a Workshop

Posted by Blair Weilnau on May 10, 2017 10:56:56 AM

Joe Mooney, owner of Homesteadonomics YouTube channel, has created some amazing projects around his homestead. Joe focuses on DIY projects like gardening, preparedness and permaculture. With the help of a Forney 190 MP and a 250 P+ plasma cutter, he has built some pretty impressive things, including an industrial piano stool, shipping container turned workshop and welding cart for his 190 MP machine. Check out his shipping container turned workshop series!

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Topics: Welding, DIY projects, homestead

3 Quick Fixes and Repairs You Can Make with a Propane Flame Torch

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Apr 28, 2017 2:03:59 PM

The propane flame torch can be used for multiple purposes. Below we've laid out a few of the most common applications:

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Topics: shop tools, DIY projects

Safety and PPE Trends in 2017

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Apr 12, 2017 4:50:19 PM


It’s safe to say that work gloves and technology go hand in hand.  Looking back at the past 10-15 years, work gloves were focused on function and provided very little user benefits. For instance, leather gloves were designed only with animal hide, and cotton gloves were designed strictly with cotton fibers and fabric. Fast forward to today, and the words “engineered” and “designed” are essential in describing today’s work gloves.

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Topics: Gloves

Forney Signature Welding Gloves Overview

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Mar 30, 2017 4:59:28 PM

Forney Signature Welding Gloves are high quality welding gloves that offer long lasting comfort and protection to get the job done right.

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Topics: Gloves

Forney Easy Weld FAQ's

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Mar 20, 2017 10:50:15 AM

Searching for more information on our Forney Easy Weld line? Here are a few common questions and troubleshooting techniques to help!

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Topics: forney easy weld

Instantly Fix Anything with Cable Ties

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Mar 8, 2017 12:18:56 PM

 

Safe, solid, secure. Cable ties are the new duct tape and can be used for a variety of applications. We've got some ideas for you! 

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Topics: Forney Industries, gardening, garage, shop tools, cable ties

Forney Industries Warranty

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Mar 1, 2017 4:49:09 PM

 

 

Effective February 14, 2017 (supersedes prior warranties and is exclusive and no other warranties are implied). You can also find this warranty information on our website.

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Topics: Welding, Forney Industries, auto-darkening welding helmets, warranty

The Forney Premier Series™ Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Feb 3, 2017 9:35:57 AM

The Forney Premier series auto-darkening welding helmet is perfect for the novice welder. It’s the lightest welding helmet on the market and offers crisp optical clarity.

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries, auto-darkening welding helmets

The Forney Advantage Series™ Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Feb 3, 2017 9:04:35 AM

The Forney Advantage Series™ auto-darkening welding helmets are user friendly, comfortable and lightweight. They have increased functionality, which enables longer performance when compared to basic welding helmets. 

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries, auto-darkening welding helmets

The Forney Master Series™ Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Feb 2, 2017 4:52:30 PM

The Forney Master Series™ auto-darkening welding helmets are the optimal helmets for professional welders. These versatile, highly functional and comfortable welding helmets are designed to meet the needs of performance driven professionals.

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Topics: Welding, Forney Industries, auto-darkening welding helmets

Best Auto-Darkening Welding Helmets for the Job

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Jan 30, 2017 3:11:55 PM

Forney Industries has gone above and beyond to ensure we've designed the best welding helmets that meet the needs of the beginner to the professional. We worked with welding engineers and industry experts to carefully craft and design our auto-darkening welding helmets. These helmets are held to the highest standards available on the market.

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries, auto-darkening welding helmets

CEO of Forney Industries is Passionate About Welding Education

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Jan 19, 2017 11:44:00 AM

Steve Anderson, president and CEO of Forney Industries, is the third generation of the Forney family to lead the 80-year-old welding and metal-working company based in Ft. Collins, Colorado.  A devoted supporter of trade schools and community colleges and a member of the Front Range Community College (FRCC) board of directors, Anderson recognizes the shortage in manufacturing education.  He has dedicated his time and company resources to the college and its mission to train highly qualified welding professionals.  Forney donates thousands of dollars, countless hours and various welding products to welding programs nationwide because he believes trade schools and community colleges are becoming a more popular option for students.  He also feels that companies in the industry should pay it forward to ensure that students get the best training to keep the industry fresh.               

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries, News

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