Thank you for listening to episode 133 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this episode we chat with Chris Bliven aka Milkycereal83 on Instagram and YouTube. Chris is a salesman for Fronius USA but is also a weldor. We wanted to hear how Chris got into welding and what lead him to work with Fronius. We had a fun time chatting with Chris and hope you enjoy it too!
Thank you for listening to episode 132 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this week's topic we open the conversation of what is a PQR and WPS? What are they for and who are they for? As always this is a very deep subject and we only really scratch the surface, but we hope that our conversation sparks an interest in you to research this further. Enjoy!
Thank you for listening to episode 131 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this episode we wanted to talk about the not so great parts of running your own business. Not to be a downer but to let you know that it can be a real struggle at times. If you're thinking of stepping out on your own these are real things that you'll deal with and if you're already on your own you're not alone. We hope that this chat opens you're eyes a little more to the other side of the table! Enjoy!
Thank you for listening to episode 129 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! Andrew Cardin, @thebostonweldah, has been hanging out with Jody for the past week or so working on some weld procedures, so we thought it would be a good time to chat about what they have been up to. Ever welded pipe vertical with 7016 rod? If you're in the gas pipe world you'll want to take some good notes this might be something coming down the line in your future. Have a great week everyone! Enjoy!
Thank you for listening to episode 128 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this episode we talk all about Plasma Tables and also, asked ZTFab Paul Brinegar to give us a few pointers into what to look for and some tips to improving your cut quality. Just like with everything else there a lot more to just buying a table and you're off to the running. If you're in the market for your first table or trying to improve the one you have be sure to get out some paper and pens to take notes! It will be worth it! Enjoy.
Thank you for listening to episode 127 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast. For this episode we took some time to talk about good versus bad machines. What we like to look for in a Tig welder. You don't always have to get a legacy brand machine to get all the fancy tools, or do you? This episode took a few good twists and turns. We hope you enjoy! Have a great week!
Thank you for listening to episode 126 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this episode we had a suggestion sent to us from one of our Patrons asking our thoughts on Good Craftsmanship versus Bad Craftsmanship. This is a very broad topic and we didn't really know where this conversation would end up. Hopefully we answered a few questions our Patron had and possible some of yours too. Have a great week everyone! Enjoy!
Thank you for listening to episode 125 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this topic episode we talked about some of the key steps you should do to pass an aluminum certification weld test. Mostly focused towards the D17.1 tests. Aluminum is notorious for being a pain to get to pass x-ray with porosity issues and a few other common indications. If you're future holds a test like this in it you'll want to take some notes! Have a great week. Enjoy!
Thanks for listening to episode 124 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this weeks guest we talked to Matt Hayden, who is a welding instructor at Cedartown High School and is heavily involved with the SkillsUSA competitions. If you have ever wondered what it was like to be involved in these events here's a front seat look from an instructors point of view along with a competitor. We hope this episode will help open your eyes to the world of welding outside the shop. If you're currently in school you need to look into the Skills program. Life lessons at your fingertips. Enjoy!
Thanks for listening to episode 123 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this episode we wanted to talk about Making the Jump into being a full time business owner. All three of us have different perspectives on this matter with all of us in different point of our own business. We hope that this episode touches on a few things that you might be thinking about in your own paths and may bring up a few questions you didn't think of. Have a great week!! Enjoy