Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM CST
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10825 Midwest Industrial Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63132

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Carly Carmosino 
Mechanical Contractors Association of Eastern Missouri 

Ins and Outs of Pipe Welding and Brazing for Mechanical Contractors

It is imperative for senior management and project managers to know and understand the Code requirements and engineering specifications of the piping that contractors install. How do you ensure that the requirements are met?  What are the consequences of not meeting requirements? This presentation covers what owners, project managers, supervisors, foremen and engineers must know about managing the welding process.

Topics covered include:

  • Codes applicable to piping & welding
  • Customer specifications/contract issues
  • Welding issues
  • Welding technology
  • Ensuring weld quality
  • Dealing with the paperwork
  • Ordinary brazing and brazing issues
  • NFPA-99 Brazing
  • Inspection
  • Fixed vs random examinations
  • Death clauses

PEU Eligibility:

St. Louis County 2.0 TRADE (HVAC, Pipefitter, Sheet Metal, Sprinklerfitter)

Jefferson County 2.0 ELECTIVE (Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical, Sprinklerfitter)


Walter J. Sperko, P.E. is President of Sperko Engineering Service, Inc. He provides engineering consulting services to customers in the metal fabrication industries in the technical areas of welding, metallurgy, manufacturing processes, piping and pressure vessel design, inspection and quality assurance. As a National Welding Expert, he also prepares and conducts training programs in piping, welding and metallurgy for the Center for Professional Advancement and ASME, as well as custom-tailored programs related to metal fabrication.