Summer is off to a blazing hot start this year, it seems like only yesterday we were dreaming of the warmer temperatures. Now with the season in full swing, it is the perfect time to start on some new welding projects. For instance, have you always wanted to weld your own grill? Well there is no time like the present. We have welding plans on our website to help you create the grill of your dreams.
While you’re trying to beat the heat, we hope you enjoy the latest welding news in this edition of the weekly roundup!
Special Welding News
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/12/prweb9056379.htm : Through the support of a grant from the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT), Ironworkers Local Union 709 is training welders to use specialized tools and techniques at a Georgia Power—which is a subsidiary of the Southern Company—nuclear plant in Burke County, Ga.
http://www.continuous-coil.com/548/owners-manuals-now-accessible-via-your-smartphone/ : Owners Manuals now accessible via your smartphone
Miller is proud to offer a new mobile-friendly website to search for and view Owner’s Manuals right from a web browser on your mobile device. It is engineered to work across multiple mobile device platforms, including iPhone, Android and Blackberry.
http://www.thefabricator.com/news/fabstories/2012/06/27/tuper-installs-brazils-largest-hf-welding-machine : Tuper Industria Metalurgica's Caxias do Sul, Brazil, mill has installed a Thermatool 1,000-kW HF dual contact/induction welding machine. According to Thermatool, it is the largest HF welding machine in that country. Installed with the welding machine are locally made seam annealers from Inductotherm Group Brasil.
http://www.millerwelds.com/resources/articles/k-zell-metals-robotic-welding-automation-manufacturing-Miller-PerformArc : K-zell Metals Diversifies with Pre-Engineered Robotic Welding Cells; Achieves Faster Part Start-up, Increased Throughput, Production Efficiencies
http://www.millerwelds.com/resources/articles/manufacturing-welding-weld-data-arc-monitoring/ : Modern Power Source Technology Drives Continuous Process Improvement Through Advanced Weld Fabrication Monitoring
http://www.aws.org/w/a/prof_prog/?id=ATW5IJBL : The AWS Professional Program at FABTECH 2012 will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center Nov. 12 – 14 2012
http://www.aws.org/w/a/education/underwater.html : Are you interested in pursuing a career as an underwater welder? If so, here is a list of underwater welding schools.
http://www.aws.org/certification/inter_contact.html : If you plan on taking your welding skills overseas, here is a list of certification programs.
http://www.jobsinwelding.com/ : If you are looking for a new job in the welding field here is a great resource listing available positions.
http://www.careersinwelding.com/ : Here is an excellent website for those considering joining the welding profession.
http://www.aws.org/conferences/2012aluminum.html : If you work with aluminum, you may enjoy visiting the 15th Annual Aluminum Welding Conference. It will be held September 18th – 19th in Seattle, WA
http://www.gsi-slv.de/en/conferences/conferences-in-2012/ : Here is a list of all upcoming conferences for this year.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/30/us-welders-shortage-idUSBRE84T05B20120530 : Boy Scouts enjoy learning how to weld.
http://www.aws.org/w/a/membership/stchapters.html : If you are a student who enjoys welding, here is a list of AWS student chapters.
Welding Gone Wrong
http://www.jokeroo.com/videos/funny/pipe-cut-gone-wrong.html : No matter how hard we try, welding accidents happen.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_4uJxjgtk0 : Here is what not to do when you’re welding on a car.