MIG Welding, GMAW(GasMetalArcWelding)

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MIG Welding, GMAW(GasMetalArcWelding)

Learn to stick metal together using Metal Inert Gas Welding with Site 3's resident welding guru, Shan.

By Site 3 coLaboratory

When and where

Date and time

Tue, Jun 20, 2023 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT


Site 3 coLaboratory 718 R Ossington Avenue Toronto, ON M6G 3T7 Canada

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event
Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.


6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Safety, Tool Safety and Tool Orientation

How to not injure yourself and keep yourself and your surroundings safe. How to use a fire extinguisher. An introduction to common tools such as the angle grinder, ban-saw, bench grinder and their sa...

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Material Prep

How to best prepare the materials for the welding process and demonstrations of the safe use of the most common tools. Joint preparation is discussed. Difference between hot and cold rolled steel. Wh...

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Welding Operations

Introduction to the Auto Dark Helmet, Welding Theory, Practical Welding, Intro to MIG welder and its fundamentals of operations. How to tune your machine by sound. How best to utilize the process to ...

About this event

  • 4 hours
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Introducing the Mig process class! This class will expose you to the fundamentals of MIG welding. If you have a small project with steel material come bring it or speak to me before hand and possibly execute that project during class. Come see why this process is the choice for quick projects, artists, production needs, thin gauge materials and the backbone of the automotive industry.

Safety requirements: Long sleeve clothing made from natural materials (old cotton clothing you don’t mind getting dirty) is mandatory. Safety googles are provided and can acomodate prescription glasses(must be worn the duration of the class, can be purchased at Dollar store), wear closed toe shoes, no jewelry, hair must be tied back and/or have a cap or bandanna on.

Please print and bring a copy of your ticket!

About the organizer

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Site 3 coLaboratory

Welcome to Site 3 coLaboratory! We are a member-run maker space for art and technology collaboration in downtown Toronto. Visit us on Thursday Open Nights (7-10pm), or sign up for one of our workshops. Visit us online at site3.ca.