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Fred C. Johnson replied to Papy One's discussion Bentonite Diving
"Diving in bentonite is always a risk for the diver. to eliminate exhaust difficulties use and extended exhaust hose. Always use free flow in helmet for breathing. Always have a T-Jet and an air shovel going to keep the h*** open.( Air shovel=…"
Friday
Fred C. Johnson replied to Julian villegas's discussion Trades before dive school???
"I would go ahead with the plumbing and apply to the pile drivers or Iron workers union for apprenticeship - you can always drop the plumbing. Having a journeymen card is a big deal and gives you options. education is never wasted. the more you know…"
Thursday
Julian villegas replied to Julian villegas's discussion Trades before dive school???
"Thanks for the advice! I'm starting a plumbing apprenticeship soon and I'm wondering if I should go through with it and eventually go journeymen or just drop it all together and go into welding?"
Wednesday
Fred C. Johnson replied to Julian villegas's discussion Trades before dive school???
"Diving school teaches you how to go up and down in the water and live to tell the tale, its what you are sent there to do that counts. You must have trade skills or your worthless to the Diving Contractor. I never hired divers unless they were also…"
Wednesday
Julian villegas posted a discussion

Trades before dive school???

Would apprenticing for another trade like plumbing or welding before or during dive school help my chances picking up jobs after dive school? Any advice helps. Thanks
Wednesday
Papy One posted a blog post

Bentonite Diving

Bentonite DivingHello to all,It has always been said that diving in mud (bentonite) is very hazardous due to the risk of wall collapse. I’ve done it many times and I agree that it was not my cup of tea to dive and work in it. You need a lot of extra weight to be able to go down. Breathing (exhalation) is difficult, movements are restrained and yes, sometimes you’ve the sensation that some parts of the wall are falling…See More
Mar 23
Papy One posted a discussion

Bentonite Diving

Bentonite DivingHello to all,It has always been said that diving in mud (bentonite) is very hazardous due to the risk of wall collapse. I’ve done it many times and I agree that it was not my cup of tea to dive and work in it. You need a lot of extra weight to be able to go down. Breathing (exhalation) is difficult, movements are restrained and yes, sometimes you’ve the sensation that some parts of the wall are falling…See More
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ARTHUR NORTHFLEET posted a discussion

I would like to ask your help to know the value of the dollar in daily for some positions:

I'm emcaminhando some cvs to my customers the possibility to get a contract for the next few weeks. As winter is passing believe the market should warm pro next month.I would like to ask your help to know the value of the dollar in daily for some positions: 3.1u Diving Inspector:3.2u diving Inspector:3.3u ROV Inspector:3.4u Inspection coordinator:3.4u Inspection Engineer:3.9 Saturation Diver:Saturation Dive Supervisor:Air Dive supervisor:Mechanical Technician Dive:Electrical Technician Dive: I…See More
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Martin Morris replied to Martin Morris's discussion HeavyMetalDivers "AirHat"
" This hat can be upgraded to gashat.  It is option for new diver with limited budget and can be converted as needed."
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Martin Morris replied to Steve Rupp's discussion cold water epoxy?
"shield the work and run hot water to it "
Mar 10
Fred C. Johnson replied to Steve Rupp's discussion cold water epoxy?
"Get a test sample and try it in water that is the same temperature of your application ie bucket with ice in it."
Mar 5
Steve Rupp replied to Steve Rupp's discussion cold water epoxy?
"Thanks a lot Fred!  I'll see if I can get some ordered up for our application. Steve "
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Fred C. Johnson replied to Steve Rupp's discussion cold water epoxy?
"Yes I have used it in freezing water. Two part epoxy. use more of part 2 and it will heat and cure fast, mix on float above diver and apply at once. be sure area is clean. wire brush or water jet clean so it will stick to metal."
Mar 4
Steve Rupp replied to Steve Rupp's discussion cold water epoxy?
"Thanks Fred! I'll look into this.  I checked the web page on the Devcon epoxy and it is showing 40 degrees and above for curing.  Have you ever tried this product in colder water and has it cured anyway?  Thanks for any…"
Mar 3
Fred C. Johnson replied to Steve Rupp's discussion cold water epoxy?
"Devcon Underwater Epoxy. Aqua Poxy Underwater Epoxy Paint"
Mar 3
Steve Rupp replied to Steve Rupp's discussion cold water epoxy?
"Near freezing sea water above and below waterline.  Galvi steel hold down clips holding down concrete boat ramp planks.  We want to put a layer of it on to make more of a smooth surface over the bolt heads and clip edges so the zodiac…"
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