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 Expert  108390

Expert in Welding, Flame Straightening

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Summary of Expertise:

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WELDING. Expert has over 20 years of practical welding experience working on products such as power plants, turbines, mining machinery, paper mill machines, rolling mill machinery, and rail car building.

METAL FABRICATION. Expert has more than 25 years of experience in heavy metal and steel plate fabrication.

FLAME STRAIGHTENING. Expert has 25 years of practical shop floor experience in rectifying distorted steel products using a welders heating torch. He has also written a book on the subject. (See Selected Publications.)

DISTORTION CONTROL. Expert has extensive experience in using preventive measures to control the distortion caused by welding. He has written a book on distortion control. (See Selected Publications.)

BEAM CAMBERING. Expert is an authority on using flame heating to bend beams to a designated degree to meet certain specifications. This is common in ship, bridge, railcar, and trailer fabrication. He has written procedures on how to achieve designated beam cambers.


beam cambering


flame straightening


metal fabrication


steel plate






distortion control


metal deformation


metal straightening


thick plate fabrication





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Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1980 to



Independent Consultant


1960 to 1980


GE Canada


Welding Specialist,


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the American Welding Society.


He received nomination for the 1985 Fabrication Industry Award.


Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
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