The Many Applications of Structural Steel Welding

Structural steel welding sets itself apart from other welding areas largely due to its scale. In fact, structural steel welding is the literal backbone of modern industrial America. At Northland Fastening Systems (NFS), we provide the tools you need to make the structural welds that keep America running. The Power of Big Industry Structural steel Read More…

Finding the Right Welding Stud Gun for Your Everyday Welding Needs

It’s true that anyone can become a welder with the right training and dedication, but learning how to select the correct stud-welding equipment for the job takes time and experience. Specifically, selecting a welding stud gun that suits your needs for each individual project or weld can make a major difference in your welding success. Read More…

Food-Grade Welding with Sanitary Practices

Ensuring that your fabrications satisfy the requirements of food-grade welding is as much a matter of quality welding as it is a matter of safety. Food-grade welding is, understandably, an incredibly strict area of production. While all welding comes with a level of risk, sanitary welding, when done improperly, has the potential to make a Read More…

Proper Welding Protective Gear Stops Welder’s Flash before It Happens

Your eyes are one of the strongest tools in your repertoire as a professional welder, but without proper precautions, it’s all too easy to end up with temporary or permanent vision damage while on the job. Welding injuries can happen on any site, large or small, which is why Northland Fastening Systems (NFS) urges all Read More…

Stud Welding Cables in Your Welding Gear Arsenal

Just about every welding project going on today is carried on the back of high-quality cables. Cables that run across job sites, up several stories, down into the recesses of new builds, and beyond. The best welder in the world can’t do much without heat, and stud welding cables are the key that transfers all Read More…

Fastening Systems that Lead to Stud Welding

Even before humankind started building large structures to house and transport people, fastening systems were being used. In fact, the practice of soldering and connecting fine metals can be traced back to the Bronze Age. In the 1800s, gas welding became more popularized and refined, and finally by the 1900s, the American Welding Society (AWS) Read More…

Stud Welding Mistakes that Can Trip Up Novices and Veterans Alike

Once you’ve been welding for a while, it’s easy to get into a familiar rhythm. Maybe you’ve been a welder for ten-plus years, and the process feels as natural as lacing up your boots. Maybe you’ve been welding for ten months and finally feel like you can take a breath now that you’re no longer Read More…

Repair Services for All of Your Essential Welding Gear

Maintaining your welding gear is a vital part of the professional welding process, but in some cases, you might hit a snag that requires more than some basic TLC. At Northland Fastening Systems (NFS), we provide comprehensive repair services for a wide variety of stud welder brands and models so you can meet your deadlines Read More…

Food Grade Welding Has Steep Standards

Precision is the name of the game when it comes to sanitary welding. Every single bond needs to take the potential for contamination into account, and that means smooth, ridgeless surfaces, and clean connections with zero room for error. Northland Fastening Systems (NFS) provides high-quality, precise tools that allow welders to create safe and long-lasting Read More…

Construction Welding Strategies for Large-Scale Industrial Projects

Stud welding, when done right, is one of the safest options in the world of modern construction welding. Strong bonds, quick applications, and consistent results are all hallmarks of well-managed stud-welding projects. It is still possible to fall into common welding pitfalls if you slack off on preparation. Northland Fastening Systems (NFS) provides support, materials, Read More…