Showing posts from August, 2018

The Art of Metal

While welding metal is most popular for fabrication, it's so much more than that - it is an art. Welding metal takes skill, precision, patience, and creativity. In many cases, welding takes nothing but sheets of metal and turns it into something beautiful and strong! Even more importantly, while welding is beneficial for its strength, it's also highly admired for its beauty. If you didn't realize this, we want to show you all of the reasons welding & metal can be considered beautiful. Images On Steel This is one of our newest endeavors! We etch images into the steel, and we can do just about anything. There are many fun ways you can use this skill to create art and beauty in your home. Whether you choose an image from a special time like your wedding or choose to have an image that represents something you love, like a great view or a pet - we can help. This is only one way that metal can be turned into art. We don't use welds to create this art, we actually

What's the Difference Between Welding, Soldering, and Brazing?

There are three terms in the welding world that often get confused: welding, soldering, and brazing. Despite which method you choose to use, the end result is the same - two or more pieces of metal joined together. As the experts in welding at the Lake of the Ozarks, we can do all three! Augello’s Welding and Fabrication is an expert in all welding processes with diverse capabilities and superior knowledge. Regardless of whether your project requires welding, soldering, or brazing, we can do it all. Welding  We talk a lot about welding here on the Augello’s Welding and Fabrication’s blog, but for good reason. Out of the three methods, welded joints are by far the strongest joints used. In fact, the welded portion of the joint is typically stronger than the base material. Wonder why the materials being welded always look red hot? It’s because they are! Welding also requires the hottest temperatures, soaring near 3800 degrees Celsius. In order to join the metals, the pieces m

How Welding Affects YOUR Everyday Life

Welding is the process of joining two or more pieces of metal or other materials so that they act as a single piece.  It is a key industry in the US economy and an important part of most manufacturing and fabrication projects.  While welding is obviously a huge part of our life at Augello's Welding and Fabrication , it actually affects your everyday life, too.  Welding is an essential practice in over 50% of all American made products.  From motor vehicles to infrastructure, welding is all around you. Think about all of the welded products you encounter in one day... You wake up dry and comfortable because you are inside your perfectly constructed home that could not have been built without welding.  Your home is sturdy and built to last because of the strength of the welded joints used in its construction.  You're cool despite the heat outside because of your HVAC system, which also contains welded parts.  The phone you pick up from your nightstand is full of a bunch of

5 Reasons to Hire a Welding Expert

If you have a welding or fabrication project at the Lake of the Ozarks and you're thinking of doing it yourself, think again.  Hiring a professional welder at the Lake of the Ozark s is safer, more cost-effective, and ensures better quality than attempting to do it yourself.  Augello's Welding is your Lake of the Ozarks welding expert , and we are here to help you with all of your welding and fabrication needs. 1. Welding Equipment is Expensive. Chances are, you probably don't have welding equipment lying around in your garage or backyard shed.  Welding equipment is expensive to buy and can vary depending on the type of project you're working on.  Buying a welding machine for a single project would not be cost-effective and it would be a waste of time if you don't already have the necessary welding skills.  Renting a welding machine can also be expensive, and the quality of work will not be as good as that of an expert welder and may need repairs down the