Stud Welder Product Profile: HBS IT 3002

At Northland Fastening Systems (NFS), you can find everything you need to get the job done without running into inconvenient obstacles or compromising quality. We offer a diverse range of stud welding units for rent or purchase in addition to studs in comprehensive dimensions, accessories, and the expertise of our stud-welding technicians. Whether you need Read More…

Inspecting Finished Results as Part of the Stud Welding Process

When performed correctly, stud welding applications can provide a fastening system with connection points stronger than either the welding stud or the base material. The basic result of a stud weld is a chemical combination of the two metals being connected, rather than just an adhesion. This chemical bond between two different components is a Read More…

Using the Stud Welding Process with Aluminum

Stud welding is typically associated with the fastening together of two steel bodies. While this is often the case, welding can also be used with a variety of metals and other nonmetal materials such as plastics. One of the secondary metals used in welding processes is aluminum. In fact, when it comes to welding studs Read More…

Improving Longevity for Fastening Systems with Effective Maintenance

The industrial world today is broad with many differences between facilities, equipment, practices, and products between manufacturing types. Despite this, there are some natural similarities between each production floor. One of the most important commonalities between every industry is the need for continued maintenance. Whether that maintenance is reactive due to a break, preventative with Read More…

Stud Welding and Other Construction During Statewide Lockdowns

All across the U.S., more and more states are initiating a statewide lockdown due to the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. These shutdowns are limiting public operations to essential personnel like medical professionals, food suppliers, pharmacies, and gas stations.   The fact that construction workers and construction companies are considered to be essential operators during Read More…

Revisiting Basic Terminology for Stud Welding Supplies

If you’re just getting into the stud welding world, there may be some terms thrown around that you’re unfamiliar with. When you break down each type of stud welding and the supplies and tools used, there are some nuances that will arise. Whether you’re just starting out or if you’ve been in the stud welding Read More…

4 Famous Landmarks that Used Structural Steel Welding in Their Construction

As far back as WWI, stud welding has been a much-relied-upon staple of manufacturing and construction industries. Especially today, stud welding makes large-scale construction and innovative building designs possible. Without the capabilities of stud welding, we wouldn’t have the unique sculptural steel landmarks we have across the globe.   If you’re working with stud welding, Read More…

5 Factors to Consider in the CD Stud Welding Process

Stud welding is a multi-faceted manufacturing operation that can be used in many different settings for a wide range of results. If you plan to work with stud welding as a fastening system, you’ll have many factors to consider before choosing the exact tools you need. The primary factor you need to take into account Read More…

Understanding the Uses of Different Drawn Arc Welding Studs

Drawn arc welding uses an arcing electrical current to develop enough heat at the weld point to render the two materials being connected molten, allowing them to meld together into one metal result. Unlike adhesive fastening systems, welding creates a bond that combines the two connecting materials at the weld point, making a joint that Read More…

The Three Best Questions to Ask Your Stud Welding Supplier

Northland Fastening Systems is dedicated to providing the best supply of stud welding equipment and services, from customized weld studs to tools for rent or purchase. We offer everything you need to get the job done, no matter how big or small, with drawn arc and CD stud welding supplies. We understand that our role Read More…