New- Arc + Flame Center

Online registration for training classes is done through the Arc + Flame Website. Arc + Flame Center is a partner company to Mahany Welding Supply and is conveniently located at 125 Fedex Way. Click here to signup for welder training classes.

About the Arc + Flame Center: 

The Rochester Arc + Flame Center (RocAFC) is a 5,000 square-foot training facility designed specifically for welding, glass working and blacksmithing. The mission of RocAFC is to foster exciting and innovative classes for people of all skill levels. Rochester Arc + Flame Center is the only training facility in upstate New York to offer professional and recreational classes in welding, glass working and blacksmithing.

Michael Krupnicki is the Executive Director and founder of the Rochester Arc + Flame Center. He has over 30 years experience with Mahany Welding Supply, which has been in existence since 1946. Krupnicki had a vision to create welder training classes not only for professional tradesmen but also the general public. Mahany Welding Supply has trained over 3,000 students through day clinics, night courses, collegiate classes, vocational classes and professional welder qualification programs. The success of these welder-training programs prompted Krupnicki to expand his model of training into a separate entity featuring welding and additional flameworking arts. This entity is known as the Rochester Arc + Flame Center.

The Rochester Arc + Flame Center features instructors who are experienced professionals and world-renowned artists to provide the best programs available. Classes are designed for all levels of interest from curiosity seekers to people desiring professional level training. From individuals in search of a unique weekend experience to tradesman seeking career training, RocAFC has a program for everyone. Class signup is available online and in-store during normal hours of operation

What are you waiting for? Signup for a class and release your inner fire! 

MIG Welding

MIG welding, also known as Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) or Wire Feed Welding, is a versatile welding process that is relatively easy to learn. A MIG system includes a constant voltage welding power source, a wire feeder, torch, shielding gas, gas regulator, and welding wire. The process of joining metal using MIG is rather simple. When you activate the trigger on the MIG gun, three things happen: welding wire feeds out, the welding wire becomes electrically "hot", and shielding gas begins to flow...

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TIG Welding

TIG Welding, also known as Gas Tungsten Arc Welding or "Heli-Arc" Welding is a welding process that utilizes a non-consumable Tungsten electrode to create an electric arc. Although usually more difficult to master than MIG welding, TIG is capable of precise, high quality welds. A TIG system includes a constant current welding power source (AC output for aluminum and magnesium, DC output for most other metals), torch, shielding gas, gas regulator, and ground cable...

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Stick Welding

Stick welding, also know as Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) is an electric arc process that uses a consumable flux-coated rod as the electrode and the filler metal. Required equipment is a constant-current welding power source, electrode cable with electrode holder, and ground cable with ground clamp. Welding begins by striking the welding rod on the metal to be welded, with a motion similar to lighting a match. Once the arc starts, you then move the rod in the direction you want to travel...

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Plasma Cutting

Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC) is an electric arc process that can cut all electrically conductive metals from the thinest gauge to metal in excess of 2 inches. It requires a plasma cutting power source with torch, electricity, and compressed air. Patterns can be cut free-hand, by tracing a drawing, or by following a template. Intricate and repetitive patterns can be cut effectively with a computer...

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Metal Sculpture

Creating metal sculpture is an excellent way for individuals to express their artistic side. Like any craft, metal sculpture can involve a myriad of tools and techniques, and take years to master. Mahany has developed a two day program to introduce people to this incredible art form. In this program, students are taught fundamentals of...


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