Pipe Welding Series: Bevel Talk

Pipe Welding Series: Bevel Talk

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Stay up to date on what’s happening in pipe field welding. Both educational and entertaining – hear exciting dialogues and various perspectives that are full of wide ranging and yet focused conversations from elite professionals in the pipe welding in


Tips and Tricks for Improving Welding Performance
Sep 2 • 12 min
Robert Fox of Hobart Filler Metals discusses the optimization of welding procedures for improved travel speeds and a better overall experience.
Improving the Bottom Line with Welding Filler Metals
Aug 26 • 14 min
Robert Fox of Hobart Filler Metals talks welding economics. Filler metals are essential to the welding process, but Robert provide examples of how carefully selecting both process and filler metal can reduce both arc-on and arc-off time for weld cost…
Flux Cored Wires
Aug 19 • 14 min
Why are there so many different flux cored wires? Robert Fox of Hobart Filler Metals answers this question and more in this discussion of the characteristics, properties, classification, and economics of gas-shielded and self-shielded flux cored wires.
Submerged Arc Welding
Aug 12 • 12 min
Robert Fox of Hobart Filler Metals focuses on the when, where, why, and how of implementing the submerged arc welding process in pipe welding applications. Concepts such as wire composition and flux behavior influence weld metal properties and process…
Pipe Welding with Metal Cored Wires
Aug 5 • 12 min
Robert Fox of Hobart Filler Metals introduces metal cored wires and how they can be used to improve welding productivity in in-position pipe welding.
Trends in Post-Weld Heat Treatment (PWHT)
Jul 15 • 19 min
Tamer Selima explains interesting trends, best practices, and various applications for post-weld heat treatment in the Middle East region.
Induction vs Resistance Heating
Jul 8 • 18 min
Tamer Selima continues his review of flame, induction, and resistance heating and post weld heat treatment best practices. He explains how each system is set up, used, controlled, recorded, and removed.
A Deeper Dive into Weld Heating
Jul 1 • 19 min
Tamer Selima takes a deeper dive into the advantages and complexities in common applications using flame, Induction, and resistance heating methods. He helps us understand how the processes work and where each method can be used.
An International Perspective on Welding and Heating
Jun 24 • 13 min
Tamer Selima talks about how he became involved in welding and his journey to become a Heating Specialist with ITW Welding. We also discuss various preheating, post weld heat treatment, welding trends, and applications in the Oil and Gas industry in the…
Putting the Pedal Down on TIG
May 27 • 16 min
special guests, Mark Snyder from A&B Process and Mark Kadlec from Miller TIG’s division review some of the recent technology developments and how simple machine adjustments can increase the speed of TIG welding — and even automation opportunities.
Success Skills First, Then Tech Skills
May 20 • 15 min
Special guests, Mark Snyder from A&B Process and Mark Kadlec from Miller TIG’s division chat about the years of preparation and resulting opportunities from learning more than just technical skills of TIG welding
TIG is More than a Three Letter Word
May 13 • 15 min
Special guests, Mark Snyder from A&B Process and Mark Kadlec from Miller TIG’s division talk about the basics and why if you’re getting sparks and spatter running TIG, you’re doing it wrong.
Road Gypsies and the Joys of Welding
Apr 15 • 18 min
Special guests from WeldTube’s Squad – Jake Schofield, Travis Field and Klay Chesham discuss their favorite process and techniques that they have mastered while revealing what life outside the welding hours is like. @schofieldwelding…
The Pyschology of Metal
Apr 8 • 14 min
Special guests from WeldTube’s Squad – Jake Schofield, Travis Field and Klay Chesham share their personal memories from the videos they have created along with what they call the psychology of metal. @schofieldwelding…
Life of a Rig Welder – A Global Perspective
Apr 1 • 15 min
Special guests from WeldTube’s Squad – Jake Schofield, Travis Field and Klay Chesham talk about their own ‘story’ of how they got involved in welding as a career and what a ‘typical’ day of a rig welder looks like – from the far reaches of Australia, to…
Reflections — Looking Back and Looking Forward
Mar 11 • 12 min
Your career is a part of the reflection of your life. Listen and enjoy the challenging, interesting, but rewarding journeys of Dave and Bill England along with Dale and Danny Mortensen.
Capturing the Wisdom of Generations
Mar 4 • 21 min
Welding is a tradition and skill that is often handed down from generation to generation. Listen how you can facilitate knowledge transfer among the generations and how to capture the its wisdom for generations to come. Guests include Dave and Bill…
Passing the Torch — A Story of Two Families
Feb 27 • 24 min
Two fathers and two sons share their perspective on looking back on welding and how it has influenced their families and their careers. Listen to special guests, Dave and Bill England, and Dale and Danny Mortensen share their life stories — family…
How Can Pipe Welding Include Collaborative Robots, Additive Manufacturing and Artificial Intelligence?
Jan 29 • 15 min
This week’s episode features Dan Allford, president of ARC Specialties. Dan talks about how the cyclical nature of welding, labor shortage and new technologies have changed the face of pipe welding. ARC Specialties furnishes one-of-a-kind machinery…
The Computer Geek that Can Weld — Robotics for Welding
Jan 22 • 11 min
This week’s episode features Dan Allford, president of ARC Specialties. Dan talks about the versatility of using PLC, CNC or industrial robotic platforms for complete control of the welding process and user interface. ARC Specialties furnishes…
Looking behind and ahead
Jan 15 • 10 min
Happy New Year — we are back and ready for 2020 Bevel Talk! Today’s episode discusses how technology in the shop and field has progressed and adapted in some areas of welding businesses such as the flow of materials, but have you considered the true…
Pressures for Better Welding Processes
Nov 27, 2019 • 16 min
Jim Byrne talks about the increasing pressures to use more efficient processes in both the shop and the field while using technology to make the change easier to adopt.
Welding Stainless Steel in the Field
Nov 20, 2019 • 15 min
Take a look at the traditional struggles with welding stainless in the field and the important facts to overcome them.
Exploring Hydrogen Induced Cracking
Nov 13, 2019 • 17 min
Hydrogen-induced cracking is a complex process and often misunderstood in the welding world. Post Weld Heat Treatment (PWHT) is a common practice to help reduce the likelihood of occurrence. Learn why PWHT is important and how it is done in this…
Why, When and How to PreHeat
Nov 6, 2019 • 16 min
Induction Heating Specialist Al Sherrill, talks about the reasons why preheat might be required by welding procedures for carbons and some alloys. He also talks about application specific ways to use induction on pipe, plate and other odd geometries….
Powering a Heating Revolution
Nov 1, 2019 • 16 min
Take a deeper dive into the common methods of heating prior to and after welding with induction heating specialist Al Sherrill.
The Hydrogen Problem
Oct 23, 2019 • 19 min
Take a deeper dive into the reasons why preheat and post weld heat treatments occur in welding. Join induction heating specialist, Al Sherrill as he talks about when to heat, why it’s important to heat and options available….
P91 — It’s Not Your Father’s Chrome
Oct 16, 2019 • 13 min
One of the materials that has spread through the piping and boiler industry recently is an alloy referred to as P91. Unlike other regular chrome materials, it is subject to different welding and heating techniques. Join Tim Monday, of pipe fabrication…
Times are a changing in pipe welding!
Oct 9, 2019 • 17 min
Pipe fabrication leader Team Industries has to stay on the cutting edge to go above and beyond for their customers. Learn how they adapt to new code changes and new technologies with Tim Monday and insights from his experience on the AWS code committees…
Code Committees —More than Compliance
Sep 25, 2019 • 17 min
Join Tim Monday of Team Industries to learn how his volunteer efforts on the AWS Code Committees has provided invaluable knowledge to develop standards and gain insights into the ever-changing world of pipe welding.
Aligning with Market Needs
Sep 25, 2019 • 22 min
John Panetti and Lynn Ebben of Team Industries examine the trends and technologies of the past few decades and discuss how they actively pursue new technologies to deploy to keep them ahead of the competition. https://www.teamind.com/
On-time, Within Budget
Sep 18, 2019 • 15 min
Team Industries is one of the few leaders for on-time delivery of high-quality pipe fabrication and fabricated vessels. Learn their approach to serving the industry and their proven success model.
Oh the Places You Will Go
Sep 11, 2019 • 12 min
Hear advice on how to take the first step towards a career in the trades — what does it take, how do you start and what options are out there? Learn how you can punch your own ticket for success as a tradesperson in today’s world. Pipefitters Jeff…
Let’s Talk Fundamentals
Sep 4, 2019 • 16 min
Every pipe welder has their own personal preferences and techniques while still meeting strict quality standards. Hear how Pipefitters Jeff Robedeaux, Craig Spindler and Andrei Stewart have learned to make pipe welding easier.
Pipe Welding Tips Everyone Should Know
Aug 28, 2019 • 12 min
Techniques, process changes, meeting certifications, joint prep and more! Join UA Local 400 Pipefitters Jeff Robedeaux, Craig Spindler, and Andre Stewart as they explore pipe welding processes and share their best practices, tips and tricks they have…
Getting Deep into the Bevel
Aug 21, 2019 • 15 min
Pipe welding is more than just challenging, it’s a skill that is filled with complexity. Listen to Jeff Robedeaux, Craig Spindler, and Andre Stewart as they demystify new welding technologies along with the importance of filler metal and gas selection…
Nothing is Common in a Day of a Pipefitter
Aug 15, 2019 • 14 min
It’s not just knowing the basics of welding pipe, it’s the ability to recognize the necessary steps to make a weld that will pass extreme levels of testing. Listen to Jeff Robedeaux, Craig Spindler, and Andre Stewart as they talk about the various…
The Start of Arc and Sparks
Aug 7, 2019 • 14 min
Take a deeper dive into the lives of three UA Pipefitters from Local 400 — what made them take a path of welding vs. sitting at a desk job? Learn what motivated them to take that important step to a career of being detailed problem solvers that aren’t…
ROI in a Competitive World
Jul 31, 2019 • 17 min
Kiewit Power Contractors Justin Morse and Chris Ridenour discuss how they keep competitive by embracing new technologies to help them work smarter not harder. · What are the most common material types, diameters and thicknesses?· What are the typical…
Safety is Project Critical
Jul 24, 2019 • 15 min
On every project, Kiewit is committed to Nobody Gets Hurt. Learn how they place safety ahead of finishing the job faster or cheaper with a no exceptions policy. Learn how they incorporate safety into every moment on the jobsite. · A typical jobsite…
Labor Shortage and Training Strategies
Jul 17, 2019 • 15 min
We know that the shortage of skilled labor has a multitude of impacts on productivity and job site planning. Listen how Kiewit Power Contractors manage this critical part of their success. · How many welders typically are working on a Kiewit Power…
Challenges in Field Welding
Jul 10, 2019 • 16 min
Learn how Kiewit Power Contractors prepare and manage job sites and welding operations
Who Is Kiewit Power Constructors?
Jun 26, 2019 • 14 min
Miller chats with Justin Morse and Chris Ridenour from Kiewit Power to learn more about how their industry leadership and current projects. Questions covered in this episode:· Who is Kiewit Power Constructors? · What industries does Kiewit Power…
Insights from Kiewit Power
Jun 19, 2019 • 14 min
Miller chats with Justin Morse and Chris Ridenour from Kiewit Power to learn how welding has influenced their career path and what welding has brought to the oil and gas industry.