A brief history of welding

When we consider the history of welding, we should consider the history of joining metals. This is because welding is essential the joining of two metals. This process dates back several millennia. As far as the Bronze Age goes, there has been always joining of metals to make structures or sculptures. It was prominent in Indian architecture as there have been many monuments that have been made out of metal and joined through the ancient forms of welding. The usefulness of welding has been quite prominent throughout history. Weapons, plates spoons etc. were all made from some form of welding or other. Nowadays through time, there have been a lot of changes and improvements in welding. This has been brought about due to the need of welding in our everyday life. Therefore the process of welding has become much more sophisticated and on many levels easy to handle than most other metal working processes.