James F. Lincoln Foundation
James F. Lincoln Foundation
is a non-profit, welding education organization founded in 1936 to promote welding as a better method of joining metals and to promote welding as a career choice. It is the only organization in the United States solely dedicated to educating the public about the art and science of arc welding. Formed when the arc welding industry was in its infancy, the Foundation is now in its seventh decade of publishing educational texts and granting cash awards to recognize technical achievements.

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Educational Materials
Teaching Aids
Numerous low cost welding educational textbooks, videos, DVDs, teaching aids and no cost periodicals and technical papers are available through the James F. Lincoln Foundation.
Welding Safety
Keeping the arc welding operator in mind, here you will find both mandatory safety practices and those based on shop experience. More