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Weld Joint Design and Process Practice Improvements

Continuous improvement initiatives were implemented to resolve chronic weld and weldment quality problems.

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Patience Is an Essential Variable

There are many different career avenues a welder or welding inspector can take: aerospace, food, sanitation, water treatment, oil and gas, automotive, bridges, skyscrapers . . . the list is endless. However, no matter which path an individual chooses, I have found there is one trait that should not be ignored: patience.

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