Jess Hardin* has over 40 years experience in the application of crushed carbide to down hole fishing tools. His standout career has included stints with Hunt Tool Company, Wilson Downhole, Baker Tools, Donham Oil Tool, Tri-State and Weatherford International in Alaska, Wyoming and Texas.
As one of the industry’s most highly qualified carbide applicators, Jess most recently, 12 1/2 years as Weatherford International’s domestic and international carbide application trainer. He is a certified OPITO assessor and was charged with training, auditing and certifying Weatherford’s welders and welding shops globally.
Services include three levels of carbide application training, auditing of welders and welding shops, and consulting on shop procedures and standards for the application of crushed carbide and carbide inserts.
*Mr. Hardin is not employed by Dynalloy and is independent.
THREE LEVELS OF CARBIDE APPLICATION TRAINING
Need top of the line carbide application training? It doesn’t get any better than Jess. With these three levels of training you’ll be above the standard.
Don’t have written procedures or standards for carbide application? Need to improve workflow efficiency? Jess has extensive experience consulting welding shops large and small on:
- Optimum layout of welding shops
- Problem solving with crushed carbide application
- Consult Research and Development on the design and development of new milling tools
- Advise on setting and writing company standards and procedures of crushed carbide application
Have existing standards that aren’t being met? With a deep understanding of the purpose behind standards and procedures, Jess is well equipped to audit all aspects of the application process and facilities to existing standards, and make recommendations for updates to these standards and procedures.
- Welding shops and facilities
- Welder ability
- Standards compliance
- Quality control