Lincoln Electric Announces 2010 Motorsports Welding School Class Schedule
Lincoln Electric announces its 13th annual Motorsports Welding School class schedule for 2010. Individuals can learn the fundamentals of welding on race cars in the Basic Materials Course, or expand their knowledge through the Advanced Materials Course.
All five-day classes,
held at Lincoln’s corporate headquarters in Cleveland, are taught by expert instructors in fabrication and are 70 percent hands on.
Basic Materials Courses are offered on the following dates Feb. 8-12, Mar.
8-12, April 19-23, May 10-14, June 14-18, July 26-30, Aug. 30-Sept 3,
Sept. 20-24, Oct. 4-8, Nov. 8-12 and Nov. 29-Dec 3.
Advanced Materials Courses are offered on April 26-30, June 21-25, Oct. 11-15 and Nov.15-19 and Dec. 6-10.
Courses include instructions on why and how to back purge titanium, inconel and
stainless, the use of gas lens torches, proper filler metal/base metal
selection, TIG welding, MIG welding and alloys. This year, advanced course students are also eligible to receive an Aerospace (D17.1) certification.
The cost of the Basic Materials Course is $575 for members (those currently using Lincoln
equipment for fabrication on their race team) and $755 for nonmembers.
The Advanced Materials Course runs $800 for members and $980 for
Class size is limited to 12 students, enabling instructors to provide
specialized instruction to each individual. Classes fill up fast, so
those interested are encouraged to register at least one month in
advance. To register, contact Lincoln's Welding School at (216) 383-2259 or visit www.lincolnelectric.com.
"After taking the Advanced Motorsports Training, I’ve gained knowledge on
machines and materials that I have never used before. It helped me
expand my skills further, and the books we were able to keep are a good," said Mike Sichette, Stewart-Haas Racing.
"The information and connections you get from the 5-day Motorsports Welding
School are just great. I would suggest this school to anyone who is
looking to improve their skills and knowledge," said Shane Love, Joe Gibbs Racing.
Established in 1997, the Motorsports Welding School is just one example of Lincoln Electric’s ongoing and long-time commitment to racing. In addition to these classes, Lincoln frequently provides race teams with technical support and trackside welding assistance.
For more information, visit their Web site at www.lincolnelectric.com.