Welding Archives - Engine Builder Magazine
Iron Rod – a 1947 Federal with Dual Cummins Engines

WelderUp owner and TV personality Steve Darnell went to great lengths to build this vintage 1947 Federal welding truck, which has a 5.9L Cummins under the hood and a 4BT Cummins powering a Lincoln SA200 welder in the bed. This truck defines power in the front and utility in the back. Check it out!

Custom Welding Truck with Two Compound-Turbo Cummins Engines

Motivated by the steel industry and those coming back from WWII who got into welding, Steve Darnell built this custom welding truck complete with a 12-valve 5.9L Cummins as well as a 4-cylinder Cummins engine – both compound turbocharged. We got the details of the build during the 2022 Ultimate Callout Challenge.

NASCAR Technical Institute Launches New Welding Tech Program

Universal Technical Institute’s Mooresville campus, NASCAR Technical Institute(NASCAR Tech), has officially launched its new Welding Technology Training program, gathering with local dignitaries and employers for a ribbon-cutting ceremony alongside the campuses’ first class of welding students. The program is hailed as another achievement for workforce development efforts in the region and helps address the demand for

Universal Technical Institute Expands Welding Program to NASCAR Technical Institute

Universal Technical Institute (UTI) announced the expansion of its Welding Technology Training Program to its Mooresville, N.C. campus, NASCAR Technical Institute. This represents the eighth welding program that UTI has launched across its campus network and follows the successful fiscal 2021 rollouts of the program at its Bloomfield, N.J. and Lisle, Ill. campuses. UTI is also planning to launch its ninth

ShafTech Diamond Claw Surface Locks

Diamond Claw surface locks will eliminate surface welding (fretting) that often destroys the mating faces of expensive crankshaft flanges, flywheel faces, and blower drive hubs.

How to Create Dollar Bills Out of Four Common Materials

From engine blocks and heads to oil pans and intake manifolds – engine components are common items that require repair, maintenance or replacement in the shop. Whether you’re working on a car, light-duty truck, heavy-duty diesel or a performance racing vehicle, you may frequently encounter a cracked block or cylinder head that requires a welding

Yes, the Engine Building Industry Still Needs Welders

When it comes to the engine building field, and the automotive industry in particular, much of the welding is performed by automated robots. However, that certainly doesn’t mean there’s no place for welders in this area. Consider the fact that many specialized production and repair jobs need the human hand of a skilled welder. Laser

Lincoln Electric Opens New Welding Technology & Training Center

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. held an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of its new Welding Technology & Training Center in Cleveland.

Engine Parts Cracks – How to Fix

One of the essential elements of engine building is making sure heads, blocks, main bearing caps, crankshafts, connecting rods, pistons, cams, timing gears, rocker arms, and flywheels are free from cracks. If you’re doing a complete engine build, checking the intake and exhaust manifolds for cracks is also a good idea – and that includes

Lincoln Electric to Feature Celebrity Instructors for Welding Classes at SEMA 2016

Lincoln Electric has contracted with master builder and television personality Bryan Fuller and longtime educator and author Mark Prosser to team up to teach several seminars on welding and fabricating at Booth 24643 during SEMA, Nov. 1-4, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Lincoln Electric Welding Hand Tools

Lincoln Electric introduces three new welding hand tools – a chipping hammer, welding pliers and the Welper – designed to aid welding operators, regardless of environment or process.