February 2018 Newsletter

The American Welding Society

Hypotherm Grant Education Program

10 Schools Stand to Win Hypertherm’s 2018 Spark Something Great Grant!

For the fourth year in a row, Hypertherm is looking to equip 10 schools with a Powermax 45 XP air plasma cutting, gouging, and marking system, Hypertherm’s AWS SENSE approved “Plasma Cutting Technology: Theory and Practiceā€¯ curriculum kit, and a visit from a Hypertherm District Manager to get the lucky winners up and running with their new equipment and materials.

Want to know if your school qualifies? Click here to learn more about the qualification criteria, selection process, and submission guidelines.

Ready to apply? Click here to fill out an application.



WPS and PQR Demystified

WPS PQR WPSs and PQRs are the blueprints for creating welds in a repeatable, efficient, and safe manner. However, some find them difficult to parse. Read on to get familiar with what they are and how they’re used.

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A Tale of Two Companies: Manufacturing Pitfalls

Manufacturing Pitfalls Two global giants are experiencing manufacturing woes due to difficulties with basic joining processes.

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