Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World
So what role does welding play in Iron Man 2 (if you’ve seen the first one, you already know that welding plays a significant part in movie)? Read on to get the Iron Man 2 welding scoop, info about welding competitions, welding art, programs, and more! Enjoy!
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A Lincoln Electric automated welding robot cell, featuring a Lincoln Electric Power Wave i400 welding power source and a FANUC ARC Mate 100iC robotic arm, will co-star in the movie sequel, Iron Man 2.
The face-paced corporate world seems quite the opposite of the sights, sounds and smells of a metal shop, but after a 60-hour work week, Jan Schultz finds relaxation and creative expression in welding discarded pieces of metal into works of art.
Schools/Programs and Students
Members of Knox, Henderson, Mercer and Warren County 4-H recently participated in a welding survey class at Carl Sandburg College. This is the second year this class has been offered and CSC instructors Craig Johnson and Steve Foster volunteered their time to teach the two-day class giving the students hands-on welding training.
Albert Lea, MN- Students from 20 different Southern Minnesota and North Iowa schools spent the day in a "heated" competition.
The Bainbridge High School FFA Welding Team participated in the South Region Welding Career Development Event March 23 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Ga.
Chelsea Bridge was not even supposed to be there. She was the only girl there, competing against 29 guys.
"When I tell people that I am a welder, they're like, 'What?'" she said.
Fifteen high school students competed in Western Wyoming Community College’s annual Welding Competition held on the Rock Springs Campus April 9.
This was a record breaking year for University of Arkansas – Fort Smith students and students enrolled in the Western Arkansas Technical Center (WATC) at UA Fort Smith who recently attended the 2010 Arkansas SkillsUSA Championships in Hot Springs, bringing home 37 medals.
Sparks flew Saturday morning at Muscatine High School during the annual arc-welding competition.
Each year, students from Paul Hein's welding class meet early on a Saturday morning to see who can create the most professional-caliber welding jobs.
Welding on Another Turf (Overseas News)
Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has said it was partnering with the International Welding Institute to produce internationally certified Nigerian deepwater welders for the oil and gas industry.