Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

How to Prepare for the CWI Exam, Part 3

              In Part 2 of our in-depth look at how to prepare for the CWI exam, we discussed how to get a realistic idea about how many of the CWI exam knowledge points you...

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Tool and Preheat Coil Offset in Dissimilar Friction Stir Welding

Tool and Preheat Coil Offset in Dissimilar Friction Stir Welding

Monday, August 31st, 2015

August 2015 Newsletter

How to Prepare for the CWI Exam, Pt.1  This first installment of a 3-part series covers the three parts of the CWI exam and the two standards that set the parameters of the test. How to Prepare for the CWI...

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

How to Prepare for the CWI Exam, Part 2

            “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry In Part 1 of our in-depth look at How to Prepare for the CWI Exam, we began by breaking down the...

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

How to Prepare for the CWI Exam, Part 1

              For many welders, becoming a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) through the American Welding Society is a professional aspiration. Attaining a CWI credential can be the next step in a successful welding career, and...

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

A Scaling Approach to Weld Procedure Development

A Scaling Approach to Weld Procedure Development

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

City Seeks To Close Local Skills Gap with Free Welding Classes

              Education forms the foundation of the welding industry, and never has the need for education been more critical than in the face of the ever-growing, oft-debated skills gap. Now, the people of Pewaukee, Wisconsin...

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

The World’s Largest Welding Tool

            Mention aluminum to most people and a flimsy soda can or aluminum foil is probably one of the first things that comes to mind. While it’s true that aluminum is the stuff of foil,...

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Embedded Monitoring and Control Systems for Pipe Welding

Embedded Monitoring and Control Systems for Pipe Welding

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

July 2015 Newsletter

SkillsUSA Champion Gets Ready for WorldSkills  Andrew Cardin is poised to go for gold at WorldSkills 2015 in SãoPaulo. Are You Using WeldLink to Grow Your Business? WeldLink is designed to help businesses find qualified workers, build name recognition, and...

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

SkillsUSA Champion Gets Ready for WorldSkills 2015

                It was the end goal, the culmination of all the hard work and training. Up to this moment, young Andrew Cardin had made nearly every financial and career decision in hopes of winning...

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Online Resistance Spot Weld Inspection System Based on IR Thermography

Online Resistance Spot Weld Inspection System Based on IR Thermography

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Welding in Space

                1 second. Almost instantly your blood bubbles, your skin begins to freeze, the air is pulled from your lungs. 5 seconds. With each passing moment your cells are bombarded with photons and particles that...

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Are You Using WeldLink to Grow Your Business?

              “Once a new technology rolls over you, if you’re not part of the steamroller, you’re part of the road.” –Stewart Brand, founder of the Global Business Network   Don’t Get Steamrolled by the...

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Taking the Plunge: Is Underwater Welding for You?

Taking the Plunge For most folks, taking that first dip in the ocean signals the coming of summer and all the great things that come with its arrival. Cookouts, trips to the beach, vacations, and night skies peppered by bursts...

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

June 2015 Newsletter

Welded Art: From Scrap Piles to Art Galleries  Welders Take Upcycling to the Next Level with Incredible Works of Arts. Why Aren’t There More Women in Welding? The 2015 Women in Manufacturing Study explores the reasons behind the dearth of...

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

STEP Ahead Initiative Addresses Dearth of Women in Manufacturing

In the midst of all the reports and editorials debating, debunking, and detailing the skills gap, it can sometimes be easy to overlook simple solutions to complicated problems. STEP Ahead, an initiative dedicated to recognizing excellence and leadership among women in manufacturing, has...

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Evaluation of Solidification Cracking Susceptibility in High Chromium, Ni-base Filler Metals

Evaluation of Solidification Cracking Susceptibility in High Chromium, Ni-base Filler Metals

Monday, June 29th, 2015

WELDLINK Brings the Welding Industry Together

              The Growing Problem Declining public spending on infrastructure over the last 20 years has made the specter of living in a world of splintering bridges, crumbling buildings, and leaking dams a very real...

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Welded Art: From Scrap Piles to Art Galleries

                Meet Cynthia Daniel In the ruins of a quiet Dallas junkyard, longtime welder and artist Cynthia Daniel carefully scans the ground in search of long-forgotten pieces of metal. She hopes to find...