Pipe Welding Series: Bevel Talk

Miller

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.

All Episodes

Special guests from WeldTube squad – Travis Field @TravisField; Jake Schofield @SchofieldWelding; Matt Arnold @Warrior_Welding_Tx; Dakota Sterling @The_Bearded_Wonder69 ; Rosendo Rodriguez @Weldingflyduck sit down to discuss their beginning path as a welder and their favorite video for WeldTube.Check out WeldTube's videos here: WeldTube - YouTube

Dec 1

14 min 1 sec

In this episode special guests, Keith Polifka and Ron Rohrbacher from E.H. Wachs talk about ID and OD mounts, along with advanced technologies that are making life easier. 

Oct 27

12 min 45 sec

In this episode special guests, Keith Polifka and Ron Rohrbacher from E.H. Wachs get deep on the characteristics of proper ID and OD mounts. They also share some stories you won’t want to miss. 

Oct 20

9 min 2 sec

In this episode special guests, Keith Polifka and Ron Rohrbacher from E.H. Wachs share their knowledge on the beveling processes and unique insights from countless bevels. 

Oct 13

14 min 40 sec

In this episode special guests, Keith Polifka and Ron Rohrbacher from E.H. Wachs discuss the different ways to cut bevel and the advantages and disadvantages of each. We also cover compound bevels and other knowledge you won’t want to miss. 

Oct 6

13 min 35 sec

In this episode special guests, Keith Polifka and Ron Rohrbacher from E.H. Wachs discuss the history of the company and their individual journeys. We also learn about the applications involved and what they do.

Sep 29

11 min 31 sec

A look into the changed times due to COVID, special guest Terry Mueller, explains the effects that COVID has had in the workplace, and the measures what leader TC Energy has taken along the way. 

Sep 8

11 min 19 sec

In this episode, special guest Terry Mueller, gives us a look into the welding processes of a pipeline and what takes place. Terry also covers the advanced safety measures with RMD and induction heating. 

Sep 1

13 min 53 sec

A peek into the pipeline as special guest, Terry Mueller explains the life cycle of a pipeline, and gives insight to all the safety precautions that are established and met. 

Aug 25

18 min 15 sec

Special guest, Terry Mueller talks to us about his background in the welding industry, along with the increases in productivity and how it affects welders.

Aug 18

11 min 10 sec

Special guest, Jason Elliott of Elliott Welding Solutions shares some of his personal adventures within the welding industry, and the many unique opportunities that are available when making welding a career choice.https://www.linkedin.com/company/elliott-welding-solutions/

Jul 21

15 min 45 sec

Special guest, Jason Elliott of Elliott Welding Solutions, provides his advice for welders and the importance of understanding the basics. He also provides his perspective of what the future of welding might look like.https://www.linkedin.com/company/elliott-welding-solutions/

Jul 14

14 min 43 sec

Special guest, Jason Elliott of Elliott Welding Solutions further explains the project involved with Deep Water Horizon and the extraordinary efforts taken to overcome the project obstacles.https://www.linkedin.com/company/elliott-welding-solutions/

Jul 7

12 min 56 sec

Special guest, Jason Elliott of Elliott Welding Solutions, reflects on the aftermath of Deep Water Horizon failure that griped the nation. He describes what crisis management techniques were enacted to complete the critical repairs to stop the leaking. https://www.linkedin.com/company/elliott-welding-solutions/

Jun 30

17 min 49 sec

Jason Elliott introduces the complexity of welding on offshore drilling risers and weld specifications. He also reviews his early years in the oil and gas industry and the changes he’s witnessed in the past decades. https://www.linkedin.com/company/elliott-welding-solutions/

Jun 23

13 min 12 sec

Mechanized bugs have evolved and present an option to consider when welding on a pipeline.  Paul Spielbauer of  Lake Superior Consulting brings insights into the inherent challenges of pipeline welding and brings success by incorporating tribal knowledge into today’s world. 

Mar 31

12 min 3 sec

A candid discussion of the future state of pipelines in North America and experiences in Inconel clad welding.   Paul Spielbauer of Lake Superior Consulting brings insights into the inherent challenges of pipeline welding and brings success by incorporating tribal knowledge into today’s world.  

Mar 24

13 min 54 sec

Take a journey into the pipeline trenches of yesterday while looking to the future with the help of mechanized welding on the right of way.  Paul Spielbauer of Lake Superior Consulting brings insights into the inherent challenges of pipeline welding and brings success by incorporating tribal knowledge into today’s world. https://www.lsconsulting.com/

Mar 18

11 min 55 sec

Mostafa Hanafy talks about welding equipment and filler metal selection criteria in the pipeline industry in the Middle East. We also talk about the relationship between pipeline owners, contractors, and suppliers.  

Jan 27

14 min 40 sec

Mostafa Hanafy talks specifics about pipeline strings and tie ins. We talk details of mechanized vs handheld welding. We also talk about the complexity of pipelines from planning to execution of the project. 

Jan 20

13 min 25 sec

Mostafa Hanafy explains the trend of mechanized welding. We cover the benefits and challenges of root and hot pass as well as mechanized welding process on pipelines.   We also discuss the economics of mechanized welding systems. 

Jan 13

14 min 48 sec

Mostafa Hanafy talks about how he became involved in welding and his journey to become a Business Development Manager with ITW Welding. Listen as we discuss the oil and gas pipeline industry, trends, standards, and applications in the Middle East.

Jan 6

11 min 33 sec

Looking forward into the near future –see how artificial intelligence can change the already competitive world for pipe fabricators.  Listen how the team at Novarc is addressing the future needs today.  https://www.novarctech.com/

Nov 2020

8 min 13 sec

Advanced robotic solutions can help fabricators address the shortage of highly skilled labor while providing a digital tool for data tracking.  Listen how the team at Novarc can automate the pipe spool welding process. https://www.novarctech.com/

Nov 2020

19 min 11 sec

Robert Fox of Hobart Filler Metals discusses the optimization of welding procedures for improved travel speeds and a better overall experience. 

Sep 2020

12 min 32 sec

Robert Fox of Hobart Filler Metals talks welding economics. Filler metals are essential to the welding process, but Robert provide examples of how carefully selecting both process and filler metal can reduce both arc-on and arc-off time for weld cost saving.

Aug 2020

14 min 18 sec

Why are there so many different flux cored wires? Robert Fox of Hobart Filler Metals answers this question and more in this discussion of the characteristics, properties, classification, and economics of gas-shielded and self-shielded flux cored wires.

Aug 2020

14 min 27 sec

Robert Fox of Hobart Filler Metals focuses on the when, where, why, and how of implementing the submerged arc welding process in pipe welding applications. Concepts such as wire composition and flux behavior influence weld metal properties and process performance. 

Aug 2020

12 min 8 sec

Robert Fox of Hobart Filler Metals introduces metal cored wires and how they can be used to improve welding productivity in in-position pipe welding. 

Aug 2020

12 min 28 sec

Tamer Selima explains interesting trends, best practices, and various applications for post-weld heat treatment in the Middle East region. 

Jul 2020

19 min 27 sec

Tamer Selima continues his review of flame, induction, and resistance heating and post weld heat treatment best practices. He explains how each system is set up, used, controlled, recorded, and removed.   

Jul 2020

18 min 31 sec

Tamer Selima takes a deeper dive into the advantages and complexities in common applications using flame, Induction, and resistance heating methods. He helps us understand how the processes work and where each method can be used. 

Jul 2020

19 min 32 sec

Tamer Selima talks about how he became involved in welding and his journey to become a Heating Specialist with ITW Welding. We also discuss various preheating, post weld heat treatment, welding trends, and applications in the Oil and Gas industry in the Middle East and Caspian Sea regions.   

Jun 2020

13 min 12 sec

special guests, Mark Snyder from A&B Process and Mark Kadlec from Miller TIG’s division review some of the recent technology developments and how simple machine adjustments can increase the speed of TIG welding -- and even automation opportunities. 

May 2020

16 min 8 sec

Special guests, Mark Snyder from A&B Process and Mark Kadlec from Miller TIG’s division chat about the years of preparation and resulting opportunities from learning more than just technical skills of TIG welding 

May 2020

15 min 57 sec

Special guests, Mark Snyder from A&B Process and Mark Kadlec from Miller TIG’s division talk about the basics and why if you’re getting sparks and spatter running TIG, you’re doing it wrong. 

May 2020

15 min 41 sec

Special guests from WeldTube’s Squad – Jake Schofield, Travis Field and Klay Chesham discuss their favorite process and techniques that they have mastered while revealing what life outside the welding hours is like.   @schofieldwelding https://schofield-enterprise.myshopify.com/@WeldTubehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV7Lp64L0qjkptWHufsBJew

Apr 2020

18 min 14 sec

Special guests from WeldTube’s Squad – Jake Schofield, Travis Field and Klay Chesham share their personal memories from the videos they have created along with what they call the psychology of metal. @schofieldwelding https://schofield-enterprise.myshopify.com/@WeldTubehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV7Lp64L0qjkptWHufsBJew

Apr 2020

14 min 1 sec

Special guests from WeldTube’s Squad – Jake Schofield, Travis Field and Klay Chesham talk about their own ‘story’ of how they got involved in welding as a career and what a ‘typical’ day of a rig welder looks like – from the far reaches of Australia, to Alberta to Western United States.  @schofieldwelding https://schofield-enterprise.myshopify.com/@WeldTubehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV7Lp64L0qjkptWHufsBJew

Apr 2020

15 min 3 sec

Your career is a part of the reflection of your life.  Listen and enjoy the challenging, interesting, but rewarding journeys of Dave and Bill England along with Dale and Danny Mortensen.  

Mar 2020

12 min 40 sec

Welding is a tradition and skill that is often handed down from generation to generation.  Listen how you can facilitate knowledge transfer among the generations and how to capture the its wisdom for generations to come.  Guests include Dave and Bill England, and Dale and Danny Mortensen -- fathers and sons that are making a difference for our future welders.  

Mar 2020

21 min 12 sec

Two fathers and two sons share their perspective on looking back on welding and how it has influenced their families and their careers.  Listen to special guests, Dave and Bill England, and Dale and Danny Mortensen share their life stories -- family journeys welded together.  

Feb 2020

24 min 22 sec

This week's episode features Dan Allford, president of ARC Specialties.  Dan talks about how the cyclical nature of welding, labor shortage and new technologies have changed the face of pipe welding.  ARC Specialties furnishes one-of-a-kind machinery that utilizes our unique experience and knowledge. From the original specification, to the delivery and setup of a custom system, ARC Specialties works to generate excellent products that meet and exceed production needs. Our experience includes metal welding and cutting applications, material handling, pick-and-place machinery, and test equipment. https://www.arcspecialties.com/Walking the Cuphttps://www.arcspecialties.com/news/walking-the-cobot/Induction heating combined with a robot https://www.arcspecialties.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ARC-2P-Animation-3.3gp

Jan 2020

15 min 4 sec

This week's episode features Dan Allford, president of ARC Specialties.  Dan talks about the versatility of using PLC, CNC or industrial robotic platforms for complete control of the welding process and user interface. ARC Specialties furnishes one-of-a-kind machinery that utilizes our unique experience and knowledge. From the original specification, to the delivery and setup of a custom system, ARC Specialties works to generate excellent products that meet and exceed production needs. Our experience includes metal welding and cutting applications, material handling, pick-and-place machinery, and test equipment. https://www.arcspecialties.com/https://www.arcspecialties.com/news/parametric-programming/

Jan 2020

11 min 52 sec

Happy New Year -- we are back and ready for 2020 Bevel Talk! Today's episode discusses how technology in the shop and field has progressed and adapted in some areas of welding businesses such as the flow of materials, but have you considered the true cost of welding by using the 'tried and true' methods and processes?  

Jan 2020

10 min 55 sec

Jim Byrne talks about the increasing pressures to use more efficient processes in both the shop and the field while using technology to make the change easier to adopt.  

Nov 2019

16 min 15 sec

Take a look at the traditional struggles with welding stainless in the field and the important facts to overcome them.  

Nov 2019

15 min 2 sec

Hydrogen-induced cracking is a complex process and often misunderstood in the welding world.  Post Weld Heat Treatment (PWHT) is a common practice to help reduce the likelihood of occurrence. Learn why PWHT is important and how it is done in this episode with Al Sherrill, Induction Heating Specialist from Miller. https://www.millerwelds.com/products/induction-heating-systems

Nov 2019

17 min 11 sec

Induction Heating Specialist Al Sherrill, talks about the reasons why preheat might be required by welding procedures for carbons and some alloys.  He also talks about application specific ways to use induction on pipe, plate and other odd geometries.  Learn more at https://www.millerwelds.com/products/induction-heating-systems

Nov 2019

16 min 20 sec

Take a deeper dive into the common methods of heating prior to and after welding with induction heating specialist Al Sherrill.  

Nov 2019

16 min 58 sec