Lincoln Electric to Hold Pipeline Welding Seminar in October

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07 September 2010

Lincoln Electric to Hold Pipeline Welding Seminar in October

Sessions to Address Safety, Quality and Productivity

Pipeline Welding

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Cleveland – Lincoln Electric is offering a free Pipeline Welding Seminar intended for contractors and professionals in the pipeline industry. The two-day session will take place on Monday, October 11 from 1-5 p.m. and Tuesday, October 12 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Lincoln Electric’s corporate headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio.

With the growing demand in energy markets, rehabilitation of existing infrastructure and construction of new cross-country and subsea pipelines will continue to increase. The seminar will focus on these topics, as well as new solutions for overall improved safety, productivity and quality.

Topics will include:
- Solutions to common pipeline welding challenges
- Understanding hydrogen cracking and how to minimize it
- Effects of welding essential variables, including heat input, on weld metal properties

The session will also include a guest speaker from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.

Sessions will be followed by welding demonstrations on the latest pipeline welding techniques, equipment and consumables. Tours of Lincoln’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities will also be included.

For more information on this free informational seminar or to reserve a spot, contact Lincoln Electric at (216) 383-8355. Space is limited, and the deadline to register is Friday, October 1.

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 Web site at www.lincolnelectric.com.

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