Juvenal Calvo: About the Author
President, Republic Testing Laboratories, LLC

Juvenal Calvo

Juvenal Calvo is currently President of Republic Testing Laboratories, LLC and Vice President of TIPTIG USA. He is a Mechanical Engineer with 15 years of diverse engineering and hands-on welding, including experience with multi-national and regional manufactures in the Aerospace, Steel, Power, Nuclear, Pharmaceutical, and Oil & Gas industries. Mr. Calvo has demonstrated the ability to control cost and increase weld quality through the most effective use of weld processes, welder training, and joint design. He also has the ability to identify areas of weld strength and weakness, implement and/or develop company policies, and standards to optimize welding productivity in Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Nickel Alloy, and Titanium welding using FCAW, GTAW, GMAW, SAW, PAW SMAW, and Mechanized Process (orbital welding, flex automation, fixed automation).

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May/June 2022 Inspectioneering Journal

After extensive application research, development, and testing, a technique has been developed that eliminates the need for backing gas for purging. It also provides a cost-effective system for welding the entire weld with high integrity.

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