Welding, Engineering, and Special Processes Consultant
Mike provides technical support for welding procedure development, PWHT and NDE procedures, tank car regulatory requirements, tank car repair and design, failure analysis, and metallurgical concerns such as corrosion and fatigue cracking. Mike's thirty-plus years of rail experience includes welding, quality assurance and product design engineering as well as various management positions.
Mike is chair of the AAR welding task force. He is also a member of several other standing AAR task forces. Mike was chairman of the AWS D15 Railroad Welding Committee from 2003 to 2015 and he is currently first vice chair of the D15 Committee. He is a member of the AWS Technical Activities Committee. Mike has two published articles in the Welding Journal: Railroad Welding: Safety First (September 2010) and Thermite Welding of Rails (January 2006).
AllTranstek employee since: 2015
Industry experience since: 1986
BS, Texas A&M University
View a replay of Mike's recent Welding Webinar