Fusion Technician Training Program
By the Book
Our fusion technician crew receives comprehensive training based upon PPI TN-42 with real world application of international ASTM standards. Understanding fusion theory, procedures, common industry terms, and learning how to fill out detailed project paperwork sets our technicians apart in a top class of their own!
- Fusion Theroy
- Fusion Procedure and Safety
- Fusion Calculations
- Equipment Settings
- Fusion Logs, JSA, other Field Paperwork
- Fusion Labels and Stamps
- DataLogger Operation and Cloud Upload
Fusion technician mentoring program
In the Real World
New employees spend 4-6 weeks under a mentor's supervision & leadership. They must pass a rigorous fusion training program, and demonstrate safety, competency, knowledge & professionalism before being permitted to operate independently.
Guided side-bend testing
This quality assurance method tests the ductility of fusions safely & efficiently and may be performed onsite. This destructive testing method places the entire wall thickness into tension and gives assurance of the ductility of fusion joint. This method is commonly used to qualify fusion operators, pipe material & equipment.
DataLogger Joint reports, fusion traceability
Joint reports reviewed daily
Joint reports stored in McElroy Datalogger Vault cloud storage
Joint data cannot be modified
McElroy trained fusion inspectors
Multiple fusion inspectors on staff trained by industry experts at McElroy University Tulsa, OK