Lincoln Electric Announces 2010 Fourth Quarter Motorsports Welding School Class Schedule

ClevelandLincoln Electric announces its Motorsports Welding School class schedule for the fourth quarter of 2010. Individuals can learn the fundamentals of welding on race cars in the Basic Materials Course or expand their knowledge through the Advanced Materials Course.

All five-day classes, held at Lincoln’s corporate headquarters in Cleveland, are taught by expert instructors in fabrication and are 70 percent hands on.

Basic Materials Courses are offered Oct. 4-8, Nov. 8-12 and Nov. 29-Dec 3.                      

Advanced Materials Courses are offered Oct.11-15, Nov.15-19 and Dec. 6-10.

Courses include instructions on why and how to back purge titanium, inconel and stainless, the use of gas lens torches, proper filler metal/base metal selection, TIG welding, MIG welding and alloys. This year, advanced course students are also eligible to receive an Aerospace (D17.1) certification.

The cost of the Basic Materials Course is $575 for members (those currently using Lincoln equipment for fabrication on their race team) and $755 for nonmembers. The Advanced Materials Course runs $800 for members and $980 for nonmembers.

Class size is limited to 12 students, enabling instructors to provide specialized instruction to each individual. Classes fill up fast, so those interested are encouraged to register at least one month in advance. To register, contact Lincoln’s Welding School at (216) 383-2259 or visit www.lincolnelectric.com.

“After taking the Advanced Motorsports Training, I’ve gained knowledge on machines and materials that I have never used before. It helped me expand my skills further, and the books we were able to keep are a good reference.”
Mike Sichette, Stewart-Haas Racing
NASCAR Sprint Cup

“The information and connections you get from the five-day Motorsports Welding School are just great. I would suggest this school to anyone who is looking to improve their skills and knowledge.”
Shane Love, Joe Gibbs Racing
NASCAR Sprint Cup

Established in 1997, the Motorsports Welding School is just one example of Lincoln Electric’s ongoing and long-time commitment to racing. In addition to these classes, Lincoln frequently provides race teams with technical support and trackside welding assistance. 

The Lincoln Electric Company, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, fume extraction equipment and plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment. The company holds a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. For more information, visit their website at www.lincolnelectric.com.

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