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Develop skill sets in specialty gas filling through both classroom and hands-on instruction. The programs focus on all aspects of specialty gas filling and testing. Basic and advanced seminars are available. Participants in the programs can receive certification in Specialty Gas Mixing and Gas Chromatography.

 

 

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Welcome to Precision University

Get Certified in Specialty Gas Filling at Precision University, a completely functioning centralized specialty gas filling facility with analytical equipment for quality training and education. Precision University develops skill sets in specialty gas filling through both classroom and hands-on instruction. The programs focus on all aspects of specialty gas filling and testing. Basic and advanced seminars are available. Participants in the programs can receive certification in Specialty Gas Mixing and Gas Chromatography.

Precision University is a service provided by Precision Specialty Gas Products, a Weldcoa Company, in partnership with AsteRisk. AsteRisk’s President Tom Badstubner is well known in the industry as an expert in Specialty Gases and is GAWDA's FDA Food and Medical Gases and Specialty Gases Consultant.

The University’s focus is to certify participants in complete specialty gas filling using the 18,500 square foot facility in Aurora. The facility boasts a completely functioning specialty gas filling facility complete with analytical equipment. 

The class was great.  Learned a lot, while still having some fun.  Seeing and hearing your innovative ideas will have us thinking for a while." Tom Klemz, Vice President of Bakers Gas and Welding Supplies, Inc.

The class wasy very useful and hands on with the type of work I deal with on a daily basis."Anthony Cyr, Analytical Chemist for Red Ball Technical Gas Services

Precision University located on site at Weldcoa, offers a one-of-kind and unique learning experience. The classroom lectures coupled with the hands-on learning is beneficial to beginners and seasoned veterans alike!  The equipment and facilities, generously provided by Weldcoa, along with the expertise of the Asterisk team, make this a must-have training for anyone desiring to be competitive in the compressed gas industry.  Not only, did I receive top-notch instruction and training, but it also provided a unique networking opportunity to create relationships with other personnel from other gas companies!  If you want the best, go to Precision University!Kyle Barton, Knoxville Plant Manager for Holston Gases 

 2018 Class Schedule

Specialty Gas Training Course - Level 1 (Basic) - Spring 2018

  • March 12-14, 2018 Basic Gravimetric Mixture Filling
  • March 14-16, 2018 Basic Gas Chromatography

Specialty Gas Training Course - Level 2 (Advanced) - Summer 2018

  • June 11-13, 2018 Advanced Gravimetric Mixture Filling
  • June 13-15, 2018 Advanced Gas Chromatography

Specialty Gas Training Course - Level 1 (Basic) - Fall 2018

  • Sept 17-19, 2018 Basic Gravimetric Mixture Filling
  • Sept 19-21, 2018 Basic Gas Chromatography

Level 1 (Basic) Curriculum Details

Gravimetric Mixture Filling Course - Level 1 (Basic)

This course is designed for specialty gas mixture personnel who need the basics of making Specialty Gas mixtures. Prior lab experience is helpful but not required. This is a 3-day lecture with hands-on lab exercises.

What is not covered: This course does not cover fuel/oxidizer mixtures, toxic/corrosive mixtures or EPA protocal mixtures. Please contact Weldcoa for additional information and schedules for these advanced application.

Gas Chromatography Course - Level 1 (Basic)

This course is designed for personnel who need to use a gas chromatograph. Prior lab experience is helpful but not required. This is a 3-day lecture with hands-on lab exercises.

Level 2 (Advanced) Curriculum Offerings

Gravimetric Mixture Filling Course - Level 2 (Advanced)

This course is designed for specialty gas mixture personnel who are already comfortable making gravimetric mixtures and who need advanced training. It is a 2.5-day lecture with hands-on lab exercises.

Gas Chromatography Course - Level 2 (Advanced)

This course is designed for personnel with a solid foundation in chromatography who need to obtain the maximum performance from their gas chromatograph. We focus hands on attention to ionization gas chromatographs. Nevertheless, many of the advanced principles can apply to other detectors (TCD,c.). It is a 2.5-day lecture with hands-on lab exercises.

Registration Details

A single class is $950 per attendee. If the attendee registers for both the Gravimetric Mixture Filling AND Gas Chromatography Course in the same week – each class is $900 ($1,800 total).

TO REGISTER - CLICK ON GREEN ONLINE REGISTRATION LINKS BELOW:

Register Online for the Specialty Gas Training Course - Level 2 (Advanced) Summer 

Register Online for the Specialty Gas Training Course - Level 1 (Basic)  Fall 

A registration form in pdf format is also available.

Training Location

Precision Specialty Gas Products, a Weldcoa Company, will host all Specialty Gas Training at Weldcoa’s full functioning lab facility located in Aurora, IL. The training will include a tour of Weldcoa’s manufacturing facility as well. Address: 338 East Sullivan Road, Aurora IL 60505 (directly across the street from Weldcoa’s 335 East Sullivan Road, Aurora manufacturing facility)

Hotel and Travel Details

Attendees are responsible for their own transportation, meal and hotel costs. If you are flying in, it is recommended that you rent a vehicle to get around. Weldcoa does not provide any shuttle services to the hotels or the airport(s). Weldcoa now has established a flat rate with two hotel options near Weldcoa. These hotels are approximately 5-10 minutes from Weldcoa’s facility.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites – RATE $109

P: 630-896-2800 | 111 N Broadway | Aurora, IL 60505
This Holiday Inn Express & Suites is in downtown Aurora next to the popular Two Brothers Brewery. Several restaurants, as well as the casino, are within walking distance. They have just completed a significant amount of renovating and they offer a free Continental Breakfast. If interested in booking at this location, call the hotel directly at 630-896-2800 and mention Weldcoa.

Holiday Inn Aurora-North Naperville – RATE $108

P: 630.806.7400 | 2424 W. Sullivan Road | Aurora, IL 60506
Some guests prefer this location over the other Holiday Inn because the Broadway Holiday Inn is near railroad tracks. Another perk at this location is that they have a bar for a convenient night cap if desired. If interested in booking at this location, call the hotel directly at 630-806-7400 and mention Weldcoa.

O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) are both about the same distance from our facility (approx. 35-40 miles). Travel time is about 40-90 minutes depending on the time of day and weather conditions.

Contact Weldcoa Today

Contact Us Today for more information and/or to register

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Phone: 1(630) 806-2000
Fax: 1(630) 806-2001

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Weldcoa's main administrative office and manufacturing facility is located at:

335 East Sullivan Road, Aurora, Illinois 60505 USA

 

Weldcoa's automation and Precision Specialty Gas Products lab facility is located at:

338 East Sullivan Road, Aurora, Illinois 60505 USA

(The 338 East Sullivan location is where most of our training classes and hosted seminars are located)

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 If you have any questions and/or need assistance, please feel free to contact Melissa Heard, Marketing Manager for Weldcoa. She can be reached at (630) 806-2000 or at Melissa@Weldcoa.com

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