For any welding job, no matter how simple or complex, there are a few basic pieces of equipment you can’t go without. These are divided into two categories: personal safety equipment and basic welding tools. Personal safety equipment includes an auto-darkening welding helmet, a jacket or welding apron, welding shoes, gloves, safety glasses, ear plugs, and a mask or respirator. Welding tools include welding clamps, welding magnets, an electrode, an angle grinder, and a metal brush. In this blog, we will discuss each piece of equipment and its importance.