Staying Connected

shutterstock_81125518-211x300 Staying ConnectedStructural welding is a very technical craft that must be performed by welders that have been qualified by the American Welding Society.  Welds must be properly sized and applied, to safely carry the loads that are to be supported.  Just as with all construction trades, welds must be inspected to make sure that they are well performed and are of proper quality.  We have run into cases on very old buildings that utilize structural elements with high sulfur content steel that require special welding procedures to ensure a strong connection.