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Avoid the 13 Most Common Process Pipe Welding Problems

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

It is always important to focus on some of the basic variables in the pipe welding process that can affect the welding work day.

Increase welder efficiency and reduce downtime by understanding the number of common elements that lead to problems in welding high-pressure pipe, high purity pipe for food and beverage industries, or pipe for the oil and gas industries.

Click here to learn about 13 of the most common issues we see in pipe welding applications and how you can resolve them.

 

Graham Reduces Rework, Changeover Time with PipeWorx

Monday, February 20th, 2012

http://youtu.be/PEg9IDxQmkM

The RMD™ and Pro-Pulse™ processes found in PipeWorx contribute significantly to Graham Corporation’s 20 percent reduction in production hours by improving first pass weld quality, eliminating the need to compensate for distortion and reducing set-up and process change-over time.

To read the whole story, click here.

Ben Mikesell, Ogden, Utah

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Nominated by Chase

My Hero

I’m nominating my friend/coworker Ben Mikesell. He is by far the hardest worker I’ve ever met and treats everyone in the welding shop like a brother. He never complains and always gives 110 percent. He really is a diamond in the rough.

I honestly think the world has a shortage of people like Ben. He is the type of person that you meet and instantly become friends with. He likes to snowboard and also enjoys racing his car at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah.

Making a Difference

Everyone is familiar with the classic construction scene: four guys on the site and only three are working. Ben Mikesell is the guy getting the work/welding done. Every time he meets a weld inspector, they instantly become friends.

Welding Application

Ben welds ornamental railing — around 1,000 pickets daily. He also has his 6G SMAW pipe welding certification and welds structural steel on occasion. He is very proficient in almost every type of welding.

Miller on the Job

Ben uses a ton of Miller products, including the Millermatic 251 that he uses daily at his welding station. When Ben welds in the field, he uses a Miller Bobcat or Trailblazer [welder/generator], along with a Miller Suitcase wire feeder.

 

Don’t Miss FABTECH 2010!

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

Once again, Miller will be showcasing some exciting new welding and safety products at the annual FABTECH show (formerly known as the AWS/FABTECH International Welding Show) in Atlanta, Ga. This year’s booth will feature industry-specific products and technologies that offer companies the potential to significantly improve productivity, reduce rework and increase employee safety.

Check out the News Release for a small sample of the exciting new products that will be on display.

If you can’t make it to the show, be sure to check our Youtube, Facebook and Twitter pages for live updates and videos from the show floor!