Arc welder accessories are used with arc welders and invertersto help make arc welding safer, easier and more efficient. Arc welding is a type of welding that joins metal to metal by using electricity to create the heat required to melt metal. When the melted metals cool the result is a very strong binding.Arc welding applicationsArc welding accessories are used in a wide range of applications including fabrication, general repairs, auto repairs and general on-site welding.Types of arc welder accessories Choose from arc welder accessories, including:Magnetic holders, earth clamps and holder clamps – these allow you to securely position and fix your materials during welding.Electrode holders – designed to mechanically hold a welding electrode in position. Electrodes – used to conduct current through a work piece to fuse two pieces together. There are sold in packs of ten. Welder’s hammers – used for removing any excess welding splatter. Note: It’s recommended that you wear safety goggles when arc welding.