The Andrew Noppe Memorial Welding Competition and Welding Certification Event

02/01/19 - "Falcon Weld It Up" at R&N Manufacturing 

The Andrew Noppe Memorial Welding Competition

NEW UPDATES!!

PLEASE EMAIL PICTURES YOU WISH TO SHARE TO: TXHSWS@GMAIL.COM

Results from the Event Coming Soon!

40 AWS Certifications Earned in D9.1 and ASME IX !

Registration Links:

  • Please us the Email Registration Form for the updated welding certifications. Judging card may not reflect the new events.
  • NEW Certifications for SMAW & GMAW 1F & 2F to D9.1 will be at the event!
we can work with you on payments through judging card on new certification opportunities just email us.


Tentative Schedule:

Registration: 7am to 7:45,

Safety Meeting : 7:50,

Events start at 8am,

Lunch at 12,

Results by 2 or 3pm

Event Location & Map:

R&N Manufacturing

21235 FM 529Cypress, TX 77433


Falcon Weld It Up - Welding Contest and Certification Event at R&N Manufacturing!

Questions email TXHSWS@gmail.com

Click the "Who's Weldin'?"


THANK YOU FOR COMPETING AND PARTICIPATING IN THE R&N INVITATIONAL WELDING COMPETITION, BUILD OFF, AND CERTIFICATION EVENT!

SEE Y'ALL FEB 1st!

Women of Welding

R&N Invitational Event recognizes the Women of Welding - the welding industry is full of hard working dedicated individuals who knowledge, expertise and skill are the driving force to the welding industry of Texas and the Unites States. We appreciate all of those in the industry who strive for excellence and at the R&N Invitational we are shining some light on the Women of the Welding Industry as they inspire the next generation of welders.

Special Guests in attendance...

Brandy Goodson-Stuckey with WAVE- Women Adding Value Everywhere

Kyndal Jackson - Radiation Assistant with Acuren

Rules/Certification Positions and Processes

Certification (CO) Level

  • Position: 1F
  • Material: 2-3/16”x3”x6” Carbon Steel
  • Weld Joint: T-Joint
  • Weld Pass(es): Single Pass
  • Process, Electrode Diameter and Classification:
    • SMAW - 3/32” or 1/8" E7018
    • GMAW - .035 ER70S-6
  • Weld Size: 1/4" Fillet Weld (+- 1/16") Tolerance
  • Welding Code: Performance Qualification and Visual Examination per AWS D9.1-Sheet Metal Welding Code


Level 1: FCAW – Flux Cored Arc Welding Process

  • Position: 3F
  • Material: 3/16”x3”x6” Carbon Steel Plate
  • Weld Joint: T-Joint
  • Single or Multi-Pass: Single Pass (one side only)
  • Electrode Diameter & Classification: .045” E71T-1C
  • Shielding Gas: 100% CO2
  • Weld Size: ¼” Fillet Weld (+-1/16”)
  • Welding Code: Performance Qualification and Visual Inspection to AWS D9.1 Sheet Metal Welding Code







Level 3: GMAW-S (Short Circuit Transfer Method / Short Arc) & FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding)

  • Position: 1G Pipe (Rollout to be performed on Electric Positioner with optional foot pedal remote)
  • Material: 4” Schedule 40 Carbon Steel
  • Weld Joint: Single V-Groove (Open Root)
  • Bevel Angle: 30-37.5 Degree Max Bevel (60-75 Degrees Max Included)
  • Root Opening: 0”-1/8” Max
  • Land or Root Face: 0”-1/8” Max
  • Electrode Diameter and Classification: 0.035” ER70S-6 Solid Bare Wire and 0.045” E71T-1C Tubular Gas Shielded Flux Core Wire
  • Shielding Gas: 100% CO2 for FCAW, GMAW C25 (75/25)
  • GMAW: Single Root Pass (1/8” Max Root Reinforcement Height)
  • FCAW: Multi Pass Fill and Cap (1/2”” Max Bead Width and 3/16” Max Reinforcement Height)
  • Welding Code: Performance Qualification, Visual Inspection, RT and Bend Test to ASME Section IX

Certification (CO) Level

  • Position: 2F
  • Material: 2-3/16”x3”x6” Carbon Steel
  • Weld Joint: T-Joint
  • Weld Pass(es): Single Pass
  • Process, Electrode Diameter and Classification:
    • SMAW - 3/32” or 1/8" E7018
    • GMAW - .035 ER70S-6
  • Weld Size: 1/4" Fillet Weld (+- 1/16") Tolerance
  • Welding Code: Performance Qualification and Visual Examination per AWS D9.1-Sheet Metal Welding Code


Level 2: GMAW-S (Short Circuit Transfer Method / Short Arc) & FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding)

  • Position: 3G
  • Base Material: 3/8”x 3”x6” Carbon Steel Plate
  • Weld Joint: Single V-Groove Plate (open root)
  • Bevel Angle: 30 Degree Bevel Per side (60 degree included angle)
  • Root Opening: 0-1/8” Max
  • Land or Root face: Root face - 0”-1/8” Max.
  • Electrode Diameter and Classification: 0.035” ER70S-6 Solid Bare Wire and 0.045” E71T-1C Tubular Gas Shielded Flux Core Wire
  • Shielding Gas: 100% CO2 for FCAW, GMAW C25 (75/25)
  • GMAW: Single Root Pass (1/8” Max Root Reinforcement Height)
  • FCAW: Multi Pass Fill and Cap (1/2” Max Bead Width and 3/16” Max Reinforcement Height)
  • Welding Code: Performance Qualification, Visual Inspection, RT and Bend Test to ASME Section IX


Level 3M: GMAW-S (Short Circuit Transfer Method / Short Arc) & FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding)

  • Position: 6G Pipe
  • Material: 4” Schedule 40 Carbon Steel
  • Weld Joint: Single V-Groove (Open Root)
  • Bevel Angle: 30-37.5 Degree Max Bevel (60-75 Degrees Max Included)
  • Root Opening: 0”-1/8” Max
  • Land or Root Face: 0”-1/8” Max
  • Electrode Diameter and Classification: 0.035” ER70S-6 Solid Bare Wire and 0.045” E71T-1C Tubular Gas Shielded Flux Core Wire
  • Shielding Gas: 100% CO2 for FCAW, GMAW C25 (75/25)
  • GMAW: Single Root Pass (1/8” Max Root Reinforcement Height)
  • FCAW: Multi Pass Fill and Cap (1/2”” Max Bead Width and 3/16” Max Reinforcement Height)
  • Welding Code: Performance Qualification, Visual Inspection, RT and Bend Test to ASME Section IX


Level CO

TXHSWS-WPS-002

SMAW 7018

TXHSWS - WPS-001

GMAW ER70S-6

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Level 1

TXHSWS - WPS - 003

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Levels 2, 3 & 3M

TXHSWS - WPS - 015

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Welds and Plate Prep

* All cleaning must be done manually using chipping hammers, picks, wire brushes and/or grinders with wire wheels.* ONLY Level 3 and 3 Masters will be permitted to use a grinder with grinding wheel to feather welds.* Plugs are available in the booths at the R&N Event.

Meet The Welding Machines at R&N Manufacturing


Miller Dimension 453

MIller 70 Series Dual Wire Feeder


Meet the Pipe Welding Positioners for Level 3

The R&N Team will be assisting and working closely with TXHS Welders when using the Pipe Welding Positioners. The R&N Team are professionals and very knowledge able about the machines they use everyday! TXHS Welders don't be afraid to ask questions the Team at R&N is there to help you .


SCWA - Brother in Law Welding.MOV

South Coast Welding Academy, R&N Manufacturing and AlumaReel will be teaming up to put on this 2 Person Team Event!


Material:

8” Std pipe .322” wall

Brother-in-Law Welding

Thank you South Coast Welding Academy for making and sharing this short video (47 sec) to introduce us to Brother in Law Welding!

AlumaReel and South Coast will be set up the day of the event for teams and Schools to try their hand at this team event!

Team Event Information:

  • Two Man team working at same time on brother in law welding.
  • Open root pipe, SMAW 6010 root pass and 7018 hot / fill passes and cap.
  • Schools will need to share gas welders (team up with another school) so the teams can run two welders at the same time on pipe.
    • If you do not have a gas powered welder please let us know we can provide one for you at the event!
  • Welders will be working along side pipe line professionals for this event. These professionals will be educating and coaching the young welders in the ways of Brother in Law pipeline welding.
  • Teams will be placed by the judges and professionals working with teams during the event!
  • Prizes and awards will be awarded to the placing teams.
  • Schools may register more than one team. Only schools who resister will be eligible for placing and awards in this Team Event!

Oxy/Fuel Cutting Event:

The Oxy/Fuel Cutting Event is a 3 round times cutting event! Cutting will be with Propylene Fuel Gas. See video link for tips with Propylene!

  • Round 1 -
  • Round 2 -
  • Round 3 (Final Round) -


Propylene Fuel Gas (Victor Guide to Cutting with Alternative Fuel - Youtube Video)


Cutting Event Sponsorship by:

Quiz and Tool ID Event:


Click the links below to view the Tool List and Study Guides

Quiz will consist of 50 questions from the Study Guides and the Tool ID will be 25 tool selected from the Tool List!

Arc Welding

Study Guide


General Safety

Study Guide

Quiz & Tool ID Event Sponsorship by:


Live Demonstrations and Hands on Practice

  • R&N Team will be available to discuss and answer questions about welding, welding processes and welding tools. Some of the demonstrations may be SubArc (SAW), 3G Plate, 6G Pipe, etc.
  • South Coast Welding and AlumaReel will have a demo set up for Brother - In - Law Welding.
  • Dewalt will have their hands on grinding demonstration onsite.



Lincoln Electric

3M

Awards and Prizes for Welding, Cutting and Quiz/Tool ID Events

Welding Hoods, Gift Cards, Yeti Buckets, Miller Welding Apparel, Cordless Grinders, Corded Grinders, Storage Chests, Welding Aprons, Welding Gloves, Lincoln Ready Gear Packs, Steel Trophies, Northern Tool Prize Packs, Pelican Case with Welding Hood, Rambler, Lincoln All-In One Backpack, Safety Gear, Grinding Disks, Lap Disks, 3M Welding Hoods, Outlaw Leather Welding Hoods, Lapco Welding Shirts and MUCH MORE!!!


Each Student Contestant will receive an R&N Manufacturing SWAG BAGS!

Contestant Swag Bags are said to contain.... Safety Glasses, Welding Sleeves, Gloves and more!!

THANK YOU!


R&N Manufacturing and ALL of the Sponsors for making this event possible!

Scroll Down the page to see All Sponsors!

All Tex Welding Supply

Coating Industries (Loaded Yeti Buckets)




JK Welding

JK Welding

2 Channel Lock Tool Boxes of Tools

Mr & Mrs Dennis Eck, VP AWS

Welding Hood and Welding Supplies


Donated

6 Dewalt Flex Volt Grinders!!

Each Student Contestant will receive an R&N Manufacturing SWAG BAGS!

Contestant Swag Bags are said to contain.... Safety Glasses, Welding Sleeves, Gloves, Welding Pliers and more!!

R&N Manufacturing SWAG BAGS!!

WOW!! Look at all the contents of each BAG!

KEC will be donating a 250lb welding positioner for a one of the schools for the final drawing!

School Prizes and Awards

After the Student Welding Awards there will be a drawing for Schools Programs in that attend the Falcon Weld It Up at R&N Manufacturing!

For each student entered into the contest that schools name will go into a drawing for special Prizes and Awards intended especially for the benefit of that schools welding program.


All Tex Welding Supply of Waller will be donating one of the Victor sets from the Cutting Contest to the final drawing!

Special Thanks to the Sponsors of the

"Falcon Weld It Up" at R&N Manufacturing

The Andrew Noppe Memorial Welding Certification Event

X-Ray and RT Evaluation Services!



Prize Packages for Quiz and Tool Id, 5Gal NT Buckets, Milwaukee Tools and Prizes!

UnderWater Welding Event

Donating Lunch, Welding Hood, Torch Sets and Sponsoring Cutting Event!

Grinding Demonstration and Grinder Donation!

Hydration Station Bottles of Water!


Brother in Law Demo, weld inspection lights, tumblers and caps!

Miller Welding Hoods, Gloves and other prizes!

Event Banner!

Sponsored Prizes: (900) grinding disk, (100) door prizes, welding hoods & grinders!

4 (2 of each) Mens and Womens - Welding Lincoln Gear Packages



(4) fully loaded Yeti buckets

Welding Pliers donated to EVERY WELDING STUDENT!

4 - Welding Lincoln Gear Packages

Gift Certificate !

Energy drink mix!

Gift certificate for work boots!





Tool storage chest & welding hood!

Donated Breakfast!

(4) Northern Tool & Equipment gift certificates!!

Academy gift certificate

Flashlights, gloves, welding jackets, hats!

Gift Certificate!

Gift certificates!

Welding hoods, (2) tool bags!

Welding wire!

Donated and Supplied all the plate for Welding!

250lb positioner!!!

(20) $100 Cavendar's gift certificates

Donating - Cut, Grind, Finish! All-In-One Variety Packs and T-Shirts!

Helping with certifications!

(2) Channel Lock tool boxes, (2) grinders, t-shirts, leather welding hoods, hats, welding shirts, (4) folding pipe jack stands, stickers


Brother in Law Demo and Prizes!