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CK Worldwide Educational Support Application

We appreciate your commitment to education and the development of skilled professionals in the field of welding. As part of our ongoing support for educational institutions, we are exploring opportunities to make product donations to enhance your welding programs. Kindly take a couple minutes to provide us with valuable information through this questionnaire so we can better understand your program. Once submitted, we will review your application and reach out if we are a good fit :)

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In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of CK Worldwide, the Art Kleppen Family, with the AWS Foundation, has created two annual $2500 technical scholarships to help those entering into the field of TIG Welding. These scholarships were formed by the generous donation of $50,000, matched dollar for dollar by the AWS, for a total of $100,000 into a trust so that the scholarship will continue annually, in perpetuity.

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CK Worldwide Facebook Community

Unleash your potential in a community where expertise and enthusiasm for TIG welding unite. Our new Facebook group, created by CK Worldwide, is the perfect place for welders of all levels to come together.

  • Expand Your Network: Connect with a global community of TIG welders. Exchange stories, tips, and form lasting connections.
  • Elevate Your Skills: Access a treasure trove of knowledge. From CK equipment how-tos to advanced welding techniques, learn from the best.
  • Showcase Your Work: Gain recognition for your projects. Share your achievements and get constructive feedback to refine your craft.
  • Stay Ahead: Be the first to know about CK’s latest innovations and product releases. Our community members enjoy exclusive insights and updates.
  • Support and Advice: Whether you’re troubleshooting a problem or looking for career advice, there’s always someone ready to help.

This is more than a group; it's a movement towards excellence in TIG welding. Your contributions make us stronger, and together, we can push the boundaries of what's possible.

👇 Join us now! Be part of a community that values growth and innovation.

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TIG Welding Technical Guide

Explore the essentials of TIG welding with the CK Worldwide Technical Guide, tailored for schools and students keen on mastering this skill. This resource offers detailed insights into various TIG welding techniques and essential knowledge for upcoming welders.

Key Features:

  • Current Types Explained: Understand the differences between DCSP, DCRP, and ACHF, including their effects on weld penetration and bead quality.
  • Shield Gas Selection: Learn how to choose and use shield gases effectively, with charts and settings for optimal results.
  • Tungsten Electrode Preparation: Step-by-step guidance on preparing tungsten electrodes, including grinding techniques and color coding.
  • Penetration Profiles: Detailed diagrams explain the impact of different settings on weld penetration, crucial for achieving desired weld strength.
  • Advanced Techniques and Troubleshooting: Improve your skills with advanced tips and solutions for common welding challenges.
  • Practical Exercises: Hands-on activities to enhance learning and apply theoretical knowledge in real-world scenarios.

This guide is an invaluable resource for anyone looking to deepen their understanding and proficiency in TIG welding.

👇Learn more about effective TIG welding practices and equipment setups!

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