Conferences & Exhibitions
Weld Cracking Conference
 

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Member $575 $675
Non-Member $705 $805
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This conference will help welding engineers and others avoid mistakes and turn out high quality products. Topics range from impact tests and how they relate to potential weld cracking as well as the control of moisture in welding consumables.


Hotel Information

Hilton Garden Inn Denver Downtown
1400 Welton Street
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-603-8000
Hotel Rate: $152.00
Hotel Cutoff Date: March 24, 2014


Program

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

8:30 am - 9:00 am Welcome Remarks
Ben Pletcher, Conference Committee Chair
SESSION 1
9:00 am - 9:45 am Fundamentals of Crack Types: Underbead, Centerline, Traverse, etc.
Tom Angelino, The Lincoln Electric Company
9:45 am - 10:30 am 3D Phase Measurement Profilometry
Joe Summa, Technical Toolboxes, Inc.
10:30 am - 10:45 am MORNING BREAK
10:45 am - 11:30 am Designing Crack-Free Weld Procedures for High Strength Steels
Ben Pletcher, Select-Arc Inc.
11:30 am - 12:15 pm Weld Cracking - Case Histories
Rich Campbell, Bechtal
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm LUNCH
SESSION 2
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Measuring Residual Stress Using X-Ray Diffraction
Frank Cuccia, Proto Manufacturing, Inc.
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Understanding the Sources and Remedies of Hydrogen-Assisted Cracking
Susan Fiore, Hobart Brothers Co.
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Impact Testing - A Measure of Sensitivity to Crack Extension
Tom Siewert, Siewert Solutions
3:30 pm ADJOURNMENT
 

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

SESSION 3
9:00 am - 9:45 am Crack-Free Welding of Nickel-Base Alloys
Donald J. Tillack, Tillack Metallurgical Consulting, Inc.
9:45 am - 10:30 am The Benefits of Preheating Weldments
William Newell
10:30 am - 10:45 am MORNING BREAK
10:45 am - 11:30 am The Crack Tip Opening Angle Test: Measuring Tendency Toward Rapid Crack Propagation
Tom Siewert, Siewert Solutions
11:30 am - 12:15 am Avoiding Cracking in Austenitic to Ferritic Steel Welds
Donald J. Tillack, Tillack Metallurgical Consulting, Inc.
12:15 am - 1:00 pm How to Avoid Cracking When Welding Aluminum Alloys
Tony Anderson, ITW Welding North America
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm Conference Wrap-Up
1:15 pm ADJOURNMENT

 


 
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