New Site

My old site got nuked by my hosting provider due to a very outdated joomla install that would not auto-update. I have now switched to wordpress.

I’ll try to get around to recovering and re-posting all the old content eventually (with original dates). Most (pretty much all) of that old content is badly written and probably riddled with typos.

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Limited Access 5G GTAW 6″ Pipe

This is a lab objective that I completed as part of my AAS Degree in Welding Technology from Texas State Technical College – Waco.  Te objective was to weld a 6″ pipe specimen with limited access per ASME code using GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, a.k.a TIG welding) and SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding, a.k.a stick welding) with four bend specimens.
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