The Strangest Buildings Made Possible with Stud Welding

Since its origins in shipbuilding during the turn of the century, stud welding has opened doors for thousands of construction projects unlike any others. Today, stud welding is used in a broad range of manufacturing operations, from sheet metal building to composite construction.   If you are working with stud welding fastening systems, you can Read More…

Solutions for Jobsite Stud Welding

In the construction industry, almost every project involves stud welding operations in some way, including anything from building construction to other large-scale structures like bridges and water towers. Because stud welding is used for such a broad range of projects where accuracy, strength, and long-term reliability is critical, onsite production welding technicians need access to Read More…

Stud Welding Equipment Highlight: HBS Visar 650

At Northland Fastening Systems (NFS), we work with clients who are handling a broad range of jobs, from food grade stud welding to large-scale construction. To help our customers finish projects, we supply everything they need for stud welding operations, including welding studs in many dimensions, custom stud options, welding tools for rent and purchase, Read More…

Safer Cars with Automotive Stud Weld Fastening Systems

Like so many other construction industries, the automotive production world utilizes stud welding extensively to manufacture components that are used in almost every type of vehicle today. Stud welding is a very versatile manufacturing operation that is applicable in a broad range of fastening systems.   At Northland Fastening Systems, we understand the widespread use Read More…

Implementing Production Line Practices into the Stud Welding Process

The stud welding process is a widely used group of operations in the manufacturing world. Because the process has so many applications, manufacturers find it highly advantageous to be able to automate stud welding on a production line. Streamlining stud welding into an automated production line process allows manufacturers to increase speed, precision, quality, and Read More…

Four General Properties Every Drawn Arc Stud Welding Technician Should Know

Drawn arc stud welding is one of the most important manufacturing operations in large-scale steel and composite construction. From its first key uses in shipbuilding to its common uses today in bridge construction, roadwork, automotive fabrication, and more, drawn arc stud welding has a large role to play in manufacturing industries. Because it is so Read More…

Working through the Numbers for Your Stud Welding Equipment

The widespread use of stud welding in the manufacturing world, attributed to the broad variety of stud welding applications, can sometimes be misleading. While a diverse range of welding operations, materials, equipment, and dimensions are standard in stud welding practices, the calibration, sizing, and material requirements for each combination of factors create very complicated differences Read More…

NFPA 70E Electrical Standards for Stud Welding

Like any other aspect of the commercial manufacturing industry, stud welding has its own set of regulations. Stud welding practices, tools, and materials are all regulated in certain ways to U.S. and worldwide standards. In addition to the regulations specific to stud welding, there are universal standards for all types of welding, including electrical specifications Read More…

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…