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Joseph E. Campbell, Senior Technical Consultant of Machinery & Welder Corp., West Allis, WI is an AWS Certified Welding Educator (CWE), Senior Certified Welding Inspector (SCWI), Certified Robotic Arc Welding Technician (CRAW-T), ASNT ACCP VT Level II and State of Wisconsin Weld Test Conductor.


He has received recognition as an AWS Distinguished Member 1997 and AWS District 12 CWI of the Year 1998 and 2010. He is an AWS Milwaukee Section Past Chairman; past member of AWS A5M Subcommittee on Carbon and Low Alloy Steel Electrodes for Flux Cored Arc Welding; Ex-Officio of AWS B2 Committee on Procedure and Performance Qualification; Past Chairman of AWS D14 Committee on Machinery and Equipment; Chairman of AWS D14C Subcommittee on Earthmoving and Construction Equipment; Member of AWS D14E Subcommittee on Welding of Cranes and Presses; Member of AWS D14I Subcommittee on Hydraulic Cylinders; Past Member of AWS D14J Subcommittee on Subcommittee on Armament Systems Welding; Past Chairman of AWS D18 Committee on Welding in Sanitary Applications; and Past Member of AWS TAC Technical Activities Committee; Member of ISAC International Standards Activities Committee.

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Joe Campbell in the Machinery & Welder Corp library where all the standards are kept

Welding Code, Standard and Specification Compliance

We will work with you to determine the appropriate welding code or standard to help you meet yours or your customers' needs and test your welders accordingly. All documentation will be done in accordance with the appropriate welding code or standard. We will set up a SharePoint folder to contain your documents. We will review the following requirements with the customer and conduct the appropriate tests to ensure code compliance. We can do this onsite or in our laboratory.

Nickel Weldability testing in the lab at Machinery & Welder Corp

Welding Process Auditing & Assistance

With our welding process, auditing, and assistance services, we evaluate your current processes and methods. We make suggestions for cost improvements and help set up new processes. We make sure expectations are being met, and prove that what you were doing and will do will make a significant difference.

Welders undergoing testing to achieve their certification

Welder Training & Pre-employment

We provide welder training using FCAW (flux-core), GMAW (MIG), GTAW (TIG), and SMAW (stick). 

Do you have a good employee that doesn't know how to weld that you would like to get up to speed quickly? We can train them onsite or in your facility.


Pre-employment evaluation and testing

So, your employee candidates can talk the talk but can they walk the walk? Let us help screen your candidates to make sure they will fulfill your needs. We can have them certified and ready to go for production on day one.

Welder Procedure Testing

Laboratory Testing

We provide a variety of laboratory tests for both filler and base metals. We run filler metal tests in accordance with AWS A5 filler metal specifications as well as military to ensure the products meet the applicable specifications. We work to ASTM A494 and B369 to run weldability testing for foundries to prove that their castings are weldable and meet the specifications.

Welding inspection being performed by a senior certified weld inspector

Visual Welding Inspection

We have on staff a senior certified weld inspector that can perform welding inspections in accordance with a variety of welding codes, standards and specifications and provide an inspection report.

We are an AWS Accredited Test Facility

As an AWS Accredited Test Facility (ATF), we have the test facilities, personnel, and equipment to test and qualify welders. Using an Accredited Test Facility will help you save money, improve productivity, and reduce liability.

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