Marrick Properties recently donated a weld test bender that will give College of Southern Maryland (CSM) welding students an opportunity to evaluate the strength and integrity of their welds. The $1,316 piece of equipment is used by inspectors to bend weld specimens and provides immediate feedback to students as they perfect their skills. The equipment also allows instructors and students to see if there are weak points in welds. “This donation is a game changer for our welding program,” said CSM Director I, Master Trainer, Accredited Training Sponsor Representative Michael Langton. “Adding a weld bender – which literally bends a cross-cut section of metal to test the strength of the weld – to our welding lab is a tremendous asset for our trade students.” The equipment was purchased through a donation from the Marrick Properties Inc. Endowed Fund which was established to enhance the college’s trade programs and provide scholarships for CSM students. “We are grateful to Marrick Properties for providing our students with this equipment,” said Langton. “Marrick Properties’ support of CSM through the years has been immeasurable. They are truly our partners in education.” The Center for Trade and Energy Training (CTET) at the Regional Hughesville Campus offers […]
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