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Welding Events in December

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The month of snowy fun, holiday happiness, and lots o’ spending has finally arrived – and it brought along a laundry list of events to satisfy any welder’s appetite. Welding seminars, courses, and more are available for welders of all skill levels. Check out the welding events on December’s plate.

I didn’t include events that already took place or are no longer open for registration at the time of this article being written.

Welding Events in the United States

Your Weld as Your Signature: Advances in Research & Practice to Lay it Down Safely (Welding Course) – Seattle, WA

“This program aims to promote research to practice on the broad topic of welding in terms of what it is, the associated health and safety hazards inclusive of radiation and noise, regulatory compliance necessities, marine hotwork and exposure controls across diverse welding contexts.”

– Event Description

Dates: December 2, 2010

Fees: $175

Location: South Seattle Community College
Georgetown Campus
Building E-Department of Finishing Trades
6737 Corson Ave South, Seattle, WA 98108

Introduction to MIG Welding (December Saturdays) – Somerville, MA

“ This class is designed to introduce students to the process of MIG welding, an easy-to-learn type of welding most often used in the manufacture of sculptures, buildings, and other heavy metal weldments. Students will learn how to weld different types of shapes and different types of joints together, and will learn how to use the large range of supporting equipment (brushes, sanders, grinders, etc.) and processes that come with welding.” – Event Description


Session 1: 12/4/2010, 2 PM – 5 PM

Session 2: 12/11/2010, 2 PM – 5 PM

Session 3: 12/18/2010, 2 PM – 5 PM

Fees: $200 for class, $5.99 to purchase tickets

Location: Artisan’s Asylum @ Joy Street

Somerville, MA 02143

Key Elements of a Successful Welding Program (Seminar) – Wixom, MI

“Key Elements of a Successful Welding Program will cover important regulatory and practical aspects of successful welding program management. Topics will include:

  1. Working with welding codes, including ASME, AWS, API, PED/EN
  2. Quoting a job: How does the specification impact cost and timing?
  3. Understanding destructive and nondestructive weld test methods
  4. Weld procedure concerns: How to write PQRs and WPSs
  5. Weld Qualification issues
  6. Weld Failure Analysis Case Study

– Event Description

Dates: December 10, 2010, 9AM – 12PM EST

Fees: FREE

Location: Stork Climax Research Services

51229 Century Court

Wixom, Michigan



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