Welding Work Shop
This is going to be a great meeting, an opportunity to learn all about the latest in welding technology, do some plasma cutting and practice welding with a stick ( note: 4th Saturday ! )
When & Where :
Directions to Lincoln Electric
at NW quadrant of intersection of Beltway 8 and Hardy.
Lincoln Electric is located in Suite 585, 770 Bradfield, Houston, 77060. This located in the NW quadrant of intersection of Beltway 8 and Hardy. Lincolnís phone number is 281-847-9444 and our hosts are Tom Angelino, Manager and Dan Hernandez Assistant Manager.
Saturday March 22 :
The schedule looks like this:
What to Bring
Bring safety glasses with side shields. This is a requirement!
Bring your forge and tools if you have them.
Bring your own welder as long as it is self powered. (No John. Your welder does not need to be a Lincoln. Your Bobcat will be welcome.)
Bring your hood and gloves if you have them. There will some hoods and gloves available for folks who do not have them.
Bring your safety glasses with side shields and wear a long sleeve shirt, long pants and work shoes. Please Note: NO SNEAKERS, SANDALS OR ANY TYPE OF OPEN SHOES WILL BE ALLOWED
Bring your forge if you have one. Our hosts would like to see some forge welding and to try their hand at it. This is also an opportunity to do general forging like at any other HABA meeting.
If you do not have a forge and tools, please come anyway. There will be plenty of room at some forge during the workshop and someone to lend you a hand if you need it.
You do not have to be a member to attend our meetings! Bring a Guest!
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
This is going to be a great meeting, an opportunity to learn all about the latest in welding technology, do some plasma cutting and practice welding with a stick.
The March HABA meeting will be a welding workshop for those who never had a chance to weld and an opportunity for experienced welders to learn about the latest welding technology.
This workshop started out with Robert Killbuck and Bobby Tedder and Les Cook talking up the welding workshop idea. The workshop was added to HABAís meeting agenda where Ed Malmgren read about it. Ed is on the board of the American Welding Society and contacted Lincoln Electric to see of they had any interest in hosting a HABA meeting.
Lincolnís manager Tom Angelino was very interested so the March welding workshop got expanded from a workshop for just beginners to a workshop for the beginners and an opportunity for the experienced welders to learn all about the latest welding technology.
This is a very good example of how a simple meeting idea can turn into a remarkable opportunity. Members are stepping forward to contribute their time and ideas more and more within HABA and it shows the strength of this growing organization
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Attendees were instructed on the technology and practiced Stick, MIG, TIG welding, and Plasma cutting at four work stations with a variety of equipment.
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