Welding Technology- Applied Technology Campus Expansion

So the impact of the expansion would allow us to double, if not triple the size of the shop that we’re currently operating in now. Right now I only have 14 arc welding bays and 8 oxy-acetylene, and that would allow us to move to 36 arc welding bays and 17 to 18 oxy-acetylene. I […]

COLORADO TORNADO MAGIC – Tips Facts & Information

Most people are more likely to associate Colorado with tall Rocky Mountains rather than tomatoes 😀 Between 1952 & 2010 weld County Colorado reported more tomatoes than any other county in the states For those used to chasing in Texas or Oklahoma hunting tomatoes in Colorado can seem like a different game I’ve experienced a […]

2018 SkillsUSA Auto Collision Repair Competition at Aims Community College

Today we’re holding our regional SkillsUSA competition which includes various aspects of collision repair including bodywork, metalwork, including paint refinishing and priming. So I did collision, the secondary collision, which is the high school program And I did the metalwork, bodywork, plastic repair estimating and then structural and frame damage and welding as well. We […]

Learning from dirty jobs | Mike Rowe

The “Dirty Jobs” crew and I were called to a little town in Colorado, called Craig. It’s only a couple dozen square miles. It’s in the Rockies. And the job in question was sheep rancher. My role on the show, for those of you who haven’t seen it — it’s pretty simple. I’m an apprentice, […]

Northeastern Welding Technology

You have a welder, almost anything’s possible. It’s just so diverse. Like, you can go underwater weld, you can go weld pipe, you can go have a fabrication shop and build stuff. Northeastern Junior College Welding program offers six certificate options, um, one for each of the major welding processes. So shielded metal arc, gas […]

Aims Welding Technology Program

If somebody was looking to get into the Aims Welding Program I would tell them don’t think twice if you’re even a little interested. It’s very affodrable and for what you get I personally feel like it’s a steal. Welding has a lot of opportunities to build all sorts of different things. You could work […]

Welding Under Pressure

This is a pressure vessel. It’s a miniaturized version of something that we might build out in the field that would involve a lot of code pipe welds high structure, high strength, very important welds. The hydrostatic testing is going to put a thousand pounds of pressure inside the vessel which is going to test […]