The first 50 individuals to purchase either a Chip Foose “Impostor” or Jessi Combs “Jessi the Welder” helmet will receive an exclusive “VIP” pass that will put them in the front of the line to get autographs from their celebrity of choice.
Jessi CombsAutograph Session
Thursday, Nov 3rd
10 am – Noon
Chip FooseAutograph Session
Friday, Nov 4th
10 am – Noon
TIG vs. MIG – Which One is Right For You?
The choice of welding process is as much a question of preference as it is a question of your goals. What materials are you welding? What are the applications of the finished product? This class will put new welders on the road to deciding which process is best for their individual applications, so they can choose the equipment that best meets their needs.
Nov. 1 @ 11:00 a.m., Nov. 2 @ 1:30 p.m. and Nov. 4 @ 1:30 p.m.
Take the Mystery Out of Welding 4130.
4130 Chrome-moly is an alloy that is popular among auto and racing enthusiasts for its light weight and strength, relative to conventional steel. Applications for this material range from suspension components to roll cages. Yet there are some common misconceptions about welding 4130 tubing. This class will seek to demystify the process, explain what 4130 is, as well as how to prep, tack and weld it for maximum benefit.
Nov. 1 @ 1:30 a.m. and Nov. 3 @ 1:30 p.m.
Purging vs. Not Purging Stainless: What You Don’t See May Be Hurting You.Stainless steel tubing is a staple material among performance exhaust fabricators. But in order to make a weld that looks (and performs) as good on the outside as it does on the inside, purging is an important, but often overlooked step. Lincoln Electric will not only demonstrate
correct techniques for purging, it will show how purging benefits the quality and appearance of the weld and can also enhance the performance of your exhaust system.
Nov. 2 @ 11:00 a.m.
Robotic Welding in the Automotive Aftermarket
Come learn how to successfully lower costs while increasing productivity and quality with robotic welding. Ideal for manufacturers in the automotive aftermarket who are considering automation or are using automation today.
Nov. 1-4 @ 2:30 p.m
Plasma Cutting: Relieving The Stress of Learning New Software
Lincoln Electric will host educational seminars featuring their proprietary CAD software--standard with their Torchmate® line of plasma cutting tables--at this year’s SEMA Show. Representatives from Lincoln Electric’s cutting systems group will be available to answer questions and teach attendees how to design and cut metal parts from start to finish.
Nov. 1-4 @ 3:30 p.m