Showing posts from February, 2019

The Fabrication Process

At Augello’s Welding , we specialize in custom metal fabrication at the Lake of the Ozarks . If you can think it, we can build it. With over 16 years of welding and fabrication experience, we are your one-stop shop for all things metal, including but not limited to aluminum, stainless steel, brass, copper, castings, etc. If you have a cool metal project just waiting to be created, here are the steps we go through for metal fabrication. 1. Talk About Your Plans This is the most important part of your custom fabricated project at the Lake of the Ozarks . We’ll talk about all of the details that make up your piece. While we work on customer fabricated items for the industrial field, we also specialize in small projects for personal use. We have a very wide range of fabrication capabilities and look forward to talking with you about your next piece. 2. Draw Them Up While we may start with rough sketches, we can also provide additional markups with measurements. It’s important t

What the Weld?!

Have you ever wondered how many different types of welds there are? What makes them unique, what skills and tools are required to make them? Whether you're a budding welder or just a really curious person, here are some fun things to know about different weld types and what they are used on. Ark Weld This type of weld uses an electric arc between and electrode and the base material to melt the metals at the welding point. Either a direct or alternating current can be used, as well as a consumable or non-consumable electrode. Heliark Weld this process uses a tungsten electrode arc and helium as a shielding gas. It is more often referred to as tungsten inert gas welding (TIG). The American Welding Society’s official term is gas tungsten art welding (GTAW). Submerged Ark Weld This type of weld is also known as SAW. It involves the formation of an arc between a continuously fed wire and the workpiece. A shielding gas in not required because a blanket of powdered flux crea

Improving Outdoor Entertaining Spaces with Welding!

While it may feel like the dead of winter out there right now, the recent warm spells (and Mr. Punxsutawney Phil … ), have us dreaming of those beautiful summer days. The days where you sit outside on your patio, enjoying the beauty of nature, eating delicious food, and hanging out with fun friends and family. You may have never thought about it, but welding plays a HUGE role in your outdoor enjoyment and experiences! We’re going to take a look at some of the outdoor items you already have that are possibly welded, and then start thinking about projects that you may want to get done before summer gets here! Welded Furniture Chances are that many of your outdoor space furniture is welded! While there are some other materials like plastic, wood, or even recycled milk cartons (also plastic), that are being turned into lawn furniture, you still can’t go wrong with good old fashioned metal. Whole outdoor furniture sets can be made from metal, and often are. It’s durable against the

Welding Your Watercraft

At Augello’s Welding , we specialize in Pontoon and Tritoon repair. We have a deep knowledge of and experience with welding aluminum and cast aluminum. There are special techniques and procedures that we have developed through our 16+ years of experience to locate cracks, repairs them, and reinforce them so that they don't break again. We offer a powerful solution for those looking for boat welding at the Lake of the Ozarks . Here are a few things that we can repair and what you need to know about them. Pontoon Repair Services at the Lake of the Ozarks Pontoon Pressure Testing When you suspect a leak in your pontoon, it’s time to do a pressure test. This will ensure the presence of a leak if you do have one. From here, I'll locate the leak and get to work fixing it. If you need a pontoon pressure test at the Lake of the Ozarks , Augello’s Welding is the place to go! Tube Repair and Reinforcement After many hours logged on the water, or sometimes from damage, your pon