• American Welding Society
    41st Annual Weld-Off
     Every year the Welding Technology Class from Venango Technology Center enters the American Welding Society's Annual Weld Off in the Pittsburgh District. This year three (3) Seniors and (2) Students from the CCAC Venango College class competed in the 41st Annual Weld-off at the Steamfitters Local # 449 Training Center in Harmony, PA on 03 December 2021.  
      The competition consists of welding V grooves in both the vertical up (3G) and the overhead position (4G).  Once their plates have been welded they go through "Visual Inspection" and if they pass they are sent to X-ray inspection. Normally the X-rays are not completed until February time frame.  
    Those that participated are - From the Welding Technology Class: Matt Woolcock (CHS) and Dakota Woolcock (CHS). Those participating from CCAC Venango (Community College of Allegheny County): Alex Tafoya (CHS) and Draven Chapel (OCHS).
      The results and the awards dinner will be held February 08, 2022 at the Steamfitters Technolgy Center in Harmony, PA
     
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    Front Row: Draven Chapel and Alex Tafoya
    Back Row:  Matt Woolcock, Dakota Woolcock, Cam Crocker and Mason Brown
     
     
     
      Every year the Welding Technology Class from Venango Technology Center enters the American Welding Society's Annual Weld Off in the Pittsburgh District. This year three (3) Seniors and (2) Students from the CCAC Venango College class competed in the 39th Annual Weld-off at Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC) on December 6, 2019.  
      The competition consists of welding V grooves in both the vertical up (3G) and the overhead position (4G).  Once their plates have been welded they go through "Visual Inspection" and if they pass they are sent to X-ray inspection. Normally the X-rays are not completed until February time frame.  
      Those that are participating are - From the Welding Technology Class: Charlie Nicholson (THS), Tyler See (THS),and Emmett McDonald (THS).  Those participating from CCAC Venango (Community College of Allegheny County): Cole Harvey (THS) and Dakota Urey (CHS).
      The results and the awards dinner will be held February 11, 2020 at the Steamfitters Technolgy Center in Harmony, PA
     
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Last Modified on December 14, 2021