Welding Events in January
It’s the end of winter holidays and the beginning of NFL playoffs; January is here. Welding workshops, classes, exhibitions and more fill up the January welding calendar. Enjoy!
I didn’t include events that already took place or are no longer open for registration.
Picture Credit: Dan Moyle via Flickr
Welding Events in the United States
“Learn the basics of MIG welding while welding together pre-cut metal pieces to form a robot, dog, or other creature of your choice. No welding experience is necessary.” – Event Description
Deal/Fees : $75 for a weld-a-creature workshop (worth $150). Go to event website to purchase voucher. Deal is available until Friday, January 13th.
Dates: Classes available many weekends throughout the year. Visit the Stonybrook Fine Arts website for specific dates.
Voucher expires December 1, 2012.
Location: Stonybrook Fine Arts
24 Porter St.Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
“Discover why TIG welding is fast becoming the welding method of choice among people building their own aircraft. EAA SportAir Workshops has teamed up with Lincoln Electric and the Alexander Technical Center in Griffin, Georgia, to present a TIG welding workshop. . .” – Event Description
Dates: January 7-8, 2012
Fees: Click here or call toll-free, 800-967-5746 for more information. Discount available for family members and SportAir Alumnus.
Location: Alexander Technical Center in Griffin, Georgia
“This workshop covers the basics of how to TIG weld. TIG welding is a versatile and precise way of welding in which the resulting welds are both aesthetically and structurally sound.” – Event Description
Date: January 14, 2012, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Fees/Requirements: $120.00 – Participants must have “arc or MIG welding experience, either through attending a previous CIF MIG Welding and Plasma Cutting workshop, other institutional course, or work experience.”
Location: 1158 Corrugated Way, Columbus OH 43201
Email/call for more information: 614-299-IDEA (4332) or email info at ColumbusIdeaFoundry dot com
“Welding metallurgy is a complex subject because it requires knowledge of materials, welding processes, design, and inspection. Metallurgy of Welding and Joining provides an excellent review of welding processes, welding of materials ranging from carbon steel to specialized alloys, guidelines for designing weldments to facilitate welding, and testing and inspecting welds to meet performance requirements.” – Event Description
Dates: January 16-19, 2012
Fees: Members: $1,750.00 | Non-members: $1,989.00
Location: North Charleston, SC
Open to AWS members and non-members, the Non-Destructive Testing Methods & Certification meeting will be held at Bates Technical College. Guest speaker John Knapp “will cover the recommendations of SNT-TC-1A (Personnel Qualification and Certification in Nondestructive Testing (2011)) for training and certification along with a general overview of the Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) methods utilized in the
inspection of welds.”– Event Description
Date: January 17, 2012, 5:30 to 8:00 PM
Fees: Meeting is free, but dinner is $10 for regular members and $5 for students.
Location: Bates Technical College (South Campus)
Welding Department (Bldg. B)
2201 South 78th St
Tacoma, WA 98409
“A welding skills class is set to begin later this month.
This two-week curriculum is open to anyone 18 years of age or older interested in learning the basics of welding. The class teaches the basic skills needed to apply for a welding position or to pursue welding as a hobby. All materials needed for the class are provided.”– Event Description
Date: January 23, 24, 26, 30 and 31, 2012, 6:00 to 9:00 PM
Fees: $150 (Registration and inquiries into the class or requirements can be attained by calling the JVCTC at (701) 252-8841. Ask for Deb Bentz or John Lynch.)
Location: James Valley Career and Technology Center
910 12th Avenue Northeast
Welding Events Across the Border and Overseas
“The seminar tries to bridge the gap between the students – researchers – industries by inviting speakers and delegates from colleges, universities and industries. It will be an excellent platform for young budding engineers to know about this ever green technology and choose a career in the field of welding..” – Event Description
Dates: January 9, 2012
Fees: No visible fees
Location: Karunya University, Coimbatore
“SteelFab provides a complete range of machinery & equipment in metal forming, welding & cutting, surface preparation & finishing, grinding & cutting, machining & other allied engineering disciplines.” – Event Description
Dates: January 9-12, 2012, 10:00 AM to 7:00pm
Fees: Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Location: Expo Center Sharjah
Al Taawun St