Alvin ISD

"Welding Showdown & Build-Off"

Level 3M - RESULTS

Level 3M: GTAW – Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

  • Position: 2G Pipe
  • Material: 4” Sch 40 Carbon Steel Pipe
  • Weld Joint: Single V-Groove (Butt Weld)
  • Bevel Angle: 37.5 Degree Max (75 Degrees Included)
  • Root Opening: 3/16” Max
  • Land or Root Face: 1/8” Max
  • Electrode Diameter and Classification: 3/32”-1/8” ER70S-2
  • Single Root Pass and Single Hot Pass (1/8” Max Root Reinforcement Height)
  • Multi Pass: Fill and Cap (1/2” Max Bead width and 1/8” Max Weld Reinforcement Height)
  • Shield Gas: 100% Argon
  • No Purge
  • Welding Code: Performance Qualification, Visual Inspection, and RT to ASME Section IX

1st Place

Ernesto Lozano


2nd Place

Austin Odstrcil

JB Hensler

3rd Place

Joel Espitia


4th Place

Adrian Rodriguez


5th Place

Carlos Vera


6th Place

Tim Ulbricht


Weld Procedure Specification

Levels 3M

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2G Groove Pipe

Special Thanks to the Sponsors of the

Alvin ISD

"Welding Showdown & Build-Off!"

Providing X Ray

Bringing the BBQ Pit for Lunch.

Donated Prize Packages for 1st-3rd places in All Events!

Beveled Pipe Test Coupons for Level 3M

Welding Trailer and Awards for Placings in each Welding Level!

Scholarships for DNT and Diving School!

Donating Prizes for Build Off

Providing all welding coupons for Welding Levels 1-3M!

Welding Scholarships

Providing Quality Testing Procedures and Weld Process Sheets for the TXHSWS since 2019!

Donated Prize: 36" Tool Box

Donated Pallet of Water for Welder Hydration!

Donated Custom Steel Trophies for all Events 1st , 2nd & 3rd

Donated Build Off materials and kits

Donating Consumables for Levels 1, 2, 3 and Build Off!