• American Welding Society

    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.  These three (3) Seniors competed in the 36th Annual Weld-off at Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC) on December 1, 2017.  
       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 involved in the competition were - James Ausel (Franklin High School), Travis Crate (Cranberry High School), and Nate Danzer (Rocky Grove High School)
       This year the AWS awards ceremony was held at the Steamfitters Technology Center in Harmony, PA on 13 February 2018, the results from this years are - Nate Danzer (RGHS) and James Ausel (FHS) recieved Xray qualification
    Weld Off Awards
    Nate Danzer and James Ausel
    Awards dinner at Steamfitters Tech Center
    (LtoR) Robert Fugate, Travis Crate, Nate Danzer, James Ausel and Travis Crate
Last Modified on November 29, 2018