Pipe Welding Series: Bevel Talk

Pipe Welding Series: Bevel Talk

Stay up to date on what’s happening in pipe field welding. Both educational and entertaining – hear exciting dialogues and various perspectives that are full of wide ranging and yet focused conversations from elite professionals in the pipe welding industry. ... Show More

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October 16, 2019 13 min

One of the materials that has spread through the piping and boiler industry recently is an alloy referred to as P91.  Unlike other regular chrome materials, it is subject to different welding and heating techniques.  Join Tim Monday, of pipe fabrication leader -- TEAM Industries, as he talks about P91 and the future of pipe automation.

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October 9, 2019 17 min

Pipe fabrication leader Team Industries has to stay on the cutting edge to go above and beyond for their customers. Learn how they adapt to new code changes and new technologies with Tim Monday and insights from his experience on the AWS code committees has changed the way he thinks about the pipe industry.  



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September 25, 2019 17 min

Join Tim Monday of Team Industries to learn how his volunteer efforts on the AWS Code Committees has provided invaluable knowledge to develop standards and gain insights into the ever-changing world of pipe welding. 



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September 25, 2019 22 min

John Panetti and Lynn Ebben of Team Industries examine the trends and technologies of the past few decades and discuss how they actively pursue new technologies to deploy to keep them ahead of the competition. 

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September 18, 2019 15 min

Team Industries is one of the few leaders for on-time delivery of high-quality pipe fabrication and fabricated vessels.   Learn their approach to serving the industry and their proven success model.  



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September 11, 2019 12 min

Hear advice on how to take the first step towards a career in the trades -- what does it take, how do you start and what options are out there?  Learn how you can punch your own ticket for success as a tradesperson in today's world.  Pipefitters Jeff Robedeaux, Craig Spindler and Andre Stewart talk about this topic on this episode of Bevel Talk.  



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September 4, 2019 16 min

Every pipe welder has their own personal preferences and techniques while still meeting strict quality standards. Hear how Pipefitters Jeff Robedeaux, Craig Spindler and Andrei Stewart have learned to make pipe welding easier.  



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August 28, 2019 12 min

Techniques, process changes, meeting certifications, joint prep and more!  Join UA Local 400 Pipefitters Jeff Robedeaux, Craig Spindler, and Andre Stewart as they explore pipe welding processes and share their best practices, tips and tricks they have learned along the way.  



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August 21, 2019 15 min

Pipe welding is more than just challenging, it's a skill that is filled with complexity.  Listen to Jeff Robedeaux, Craig Spindler, and Andre Stewart as they demystify new welding technologies along with the importance of filler metal and gas selection that helps make getting into the bevel achievable.  



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It's not just knowing the basics of welding pipe, it's the ability to recognize the necessary steps to make a weld that will pass extreme levels of testing.  Listen to Jeff Robedeaux, Craig Spindler, and Andre Stewart as they talk about the various positions, materials types, joint prep and even inspectors.  




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August 7, 2019 14 min

Take a deeper dive into the lives of three UA Pipefitters from Local 400 -- what made them take a path of welding vs. sitting at a desk job?  Learn what motivated them to take that important step to a career of being detailed problem solvers that aren't sitting behind the desk.  Jeff Robedeaux, Craig Spindler and Andre Stewart discuss the educational requirements and lessons they learned along the way. 



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July 31, 2019 17 min

Kiewit Power Contractors Justin Morse and Chris Ridenour discuss how they keep competitive by embracing new technologies to help them work smarter not harder. 

· What are the most common material types, diameters and thicknesses?

· What are the typical codes are you welding to? 

· How has material types changed in the past decade? 

· What do you foresee in the future for trends in material types?  Read more

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July 24, 2019 15 min

On every project, Kiewit is committed to Nobody Gets Hurt. Learn how they place safety ahead of finishing the job faster or cheaper with a no exceptions policy. Learn how they incorporate safety into every moment on the jobsite.  

· A typical jobsite spans hundreds of acres, hundreds of people and dozens of heavy equipment – how does a job site make a safety plan?

· How has the role of safety changed in the past... Read more

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We know that the shortage of skilled labor has a multitude of impacts on productivity and job site planning.  Listen how Kiewit Power Contractors manage this critical part of their success. 

· How many welders typically are working on a Kiewit Power Constructors job site? 

· What trades and what roles do they play on a jobsite?

· What kind of education or certifications are needed to be a welder on a Kiewi... Read more

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July 10, 2019 16 min

Miller continues the conversation with Justin Morse and Chris Ridenour from Kiewit Power Contractors to learn more about preparing for a project and best practices for success. 

· Describe a recent Kiewit Power Contractors project 

· Review the process it takes to prepare for a job that typically spans a few years in duration 

· How do you prepare for welding operations (Procedures, equipment, manpower)

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June 26, 2019 14 min

Miller chats with Justin Morse and Chris Ridenour from Kiewit Power to learn more about how their industry leadership and current projects.  

Questions covered in this episode:
· Who is Kiewit Power Constructors? 

· What industries does Kiewit Power Constructors serve? 

· What makes Kiewit Power Constructors place in the top 5 of the ENR Report every year? 

· What type of projects are Kiewit Pow... Read more

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June 19, 2019 14 min

Miller chats with Justin Morse and Chris Ridenour from Kiewit Power to learn how welding has influenced their career path and what welding has brought to the oil and gas industry.

Questions covered in this episode:
•How did you become interested in welding as a career? 
•What training/schooling did you participate while in high school?
•Did you have any jobs growing up that involved welding?
•Af... Read more

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