MAY 2019 NEWSLETTER

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CWI Exam Moves to Computer-Based Testing

CWI Exam Moves to Computer-Based Testing

We are pleased to announce that as of May 1, Parts A and C of the Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) exam have been migrated to a computer-based testing (CBT) format and will be offered at more than 400 Prometric testing facilities nationwide.
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The Robotic Welding Industry Today

The Robotic Welding Industry Today

The use of robotic welding for mid- to high-volume manufacturing, especially for automotive component production, has become more widespread. Benefits, such as better quality and improved consistency, have been key reasons behind this widespread growth.
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Homemade Iron Throne and Other Welded Art

A Homemade Iron Throne and Other Welded Art

Hayes and his instructors at the Knight School of Welding worked for almost 110 hours over the span of two months to create the 200 lb aluminum throne, according to the report. The group cut each of the 400 individual swords that make up the structure.
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Nanotech Innovation Could Make Previously Unweldable Alloys Weldable

Nanotech Innovation Could Make Previously Unweldable Alloys Weldable

According to an article published Jan. 9 in the journal Nature Communications, researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) employed nanotechnology to achieve a crack-free arc weld of 7075 aluminum alloy.
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Nominate Someone for an Excellence in Welding Award

Nominate Someone for an Excellence in Welding Award

The Excellence in Welding Awards honors people or organizations who go above and beyond to advance the welding industry.
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Training for a Career in GTAW Welding

Training for a Career in GTAW Welding

Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) is highly acclaimed among arc welding techniques. It may be the ultimate tool for a number of applications where detail, weld quality and a highly concentrated weld pool is desired, even when joining different materials and geometries.
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Upcoming Events

Welding Summit

Welding Summit 2019

August 29-30, 2019 | The Woodlands, TX

Speakers will take a deep dive into the construction welding execution piece itself. Presentations, workshops and live demos will explain why we need greater emphasis on welding with labor shortages and escalating costs.
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Shipbuilding & Aluminum Conference

Shipbuilding & Aluminum Conference

September 17-19, 2019 | New Orleans, LA

Due to the overlap in technology, these two events will take place in the same week, at the same hotel! To take advantage of this, purchase the combination registration package that gives you access to both technical programs.
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Inspection Conference

Inspection Conference

January 21-23, 2020 | Houston, TX

Be among the first to attend the inaugural Inspection Conference, where experts join forces on a comprehensive array of topics common to corrosion engineering, nondestructive testing, steel construction and welding inspectors.
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