Renting vs. Owning Stud Welding Equipment

If you’re working with stud welding operations on your job site or production floor, you can find all the tools, studs, accessories, and expertise you need at Northland Fastening Systems (NFS). Not only do we offer a complete supply of studs for drawn arc, short cycle, and capacitor discharge (CD) welding, and stud welding accessories, Read More…

Building with Structural Steel Welding and Sheet Metal

When you look around your world, it’s highly likely your eyes will fall on something manufactured with stud welding. Whether it was built relying on the composite construction of shear connectors, steel, and concrete (such as bridges and roads), or with threaded fasteners or food-grade welding (such as automobiles and kitchen appliances). There are thousands Read More…

Automated Production Stud Welding Machine Rundown

When used correctly, stud welding is a highly efficient, powerful, and flexible operation in any application. From handheld, portable welders for operating on multiple job sites to fully automated production welders integrated into a facility, stud welding creates long-lasting connection points in many conditions, and it’s a critical component in most steel and concrete composite Read More…

Construction Welding and Shear Connector Facts

One of the main reasons why composite construction holds the strength it does for applications like road, bridge, and building fabrication is because of stud welding. Stud welding with shear connectors and bar anchors allows workers to connect concrete to steel beams and other girders. For most large-scale construction projects, composite construction is a key Read More…

Application of Different Metals for Welding Studs

Welding is one of the oldest metalworking techniques we still use today. Forge welding dates back to the Iron Age, around 1200 BCE. Since then, many kinds of welding have been developed, and each effective welding operation used across many industries today is highly precise, versatile, and reliable. Stud welding is one of those operations Read More…

Comparing Stud Welding to Other Fastening Systems

Many kinds of fasteners are utilized across industries, from bolt systems to rivets, and different types of stud welding are among those hundreds of fastening systems. Stud welding is implemented in many different fabrication instances for a fast, clean, and strong connection. If you’re working with drawn arc, capacitor discharge (CD), or short cycle stud Read More…

Lightweight Applications of CD Stud Welding

There are several types of stud welding utilized in many different industries. Northland Fastening Systems offers a comprehensive supply of welding tools for rent or purchase, studs for all applications, accessories, and the expertise of our own technicians to customers worldwide. Depending on the application, one type of stud welding operation may be better suited Read More…

Building Railway Bridges with Construction Welding

All kinds of welding operations are utilized in manufacturing across various industries. When it comes to stud welding, the range of its applications is much broader than you might think. Not only is stud welding used heavily in the production of food-grade appliances, electrical enclosures, connector pins for various applications, sheet metal construction, and much Read More…

3 Types of Stud Welding Used as Fastening Systems

Stud welding is a relatively simple manufacturing operation used to attach pins, studs, bar anchors, shear connectors, insulator caps, and many other kinds of fastening systems. It can be used in lightweight applications like the mark-free connectors in electrical enclosures, and in heavier-duty building, like composite constructions for road and railway bridges. For manufacturers utilizing Read More…

Setting Up CD Weld Studs and the Benefits of CD Welding

From production uses like insulation fasteners to heavy-duty composite construction, stud welding is relied on for many purposes. If you’re working with stud welding in any capacity, Northland Fastening Systems (NFS) has the tools for you. We provide stud welding supplies, including tools for rent or purchase, studs in all dimensions with custom options available, Read More…