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African Fusion March 2017Advanced training solutions: from virtual to real

Following the proven success of the VRTEX® virtual training solution, Lincoln Electric is launching its REALWELD® training system into South Africa, a monitoring and live coaching system designed to monitor skills during real welding. African Fusion talks to Benoit Lamotte and training school specialist, Louis Uys of Airtrax. Click here for more info.

Sean's comment Sean Blake1

Sean Blake talks about WorldSkills SA; TVET Colleges; the SAIW Foundation’s success and that of the IIW International Welder training model. Read more

Features content for March 2017

Morris Maroga1In conversation with SAIW’s president:

African Fusion talks to SAIW president Morris Maroga about his career, his outlook for the welding industry in South Africa a different approach to skills development. Read more…

Next generation inspectors qualify

African Fusion reports on SAIW’s first graduation dinner for 2017. Read more…

WorldSkills SA and the new approach to artisan training

African Fusion talks to SAIW’s Etienne Nell about the WorldSkills SA, artisan training and trade tests. Read more…

HC Heat Exchangers Stainless steel tubed1HC Heat Exchangers exceeds challenging requirements

African Fusion talks to ISO 3834 Part 2-certified HC Heat Exchangers’ welding coordinator, Hans Banza. Read more…

Extending the life of welded components through UP

Jacob Kleiman and Yuri Kudryavtsev present work about the use of peening (UP), to prevent fatigue crack initiation and extend the service life of welded products. Click to read in the online magazine.

Welding solutions for LNG/LEG

Marco Engelvaart of voestalpine Böhler Welding in Germany, talks about his company’s solutions for cryogenic LNG applications. Click to read in the online magazine.

Yaskawa spot welding cell1Modern industrial spot welding solutions

This article presents Yaskawa’s compact and flexible system for high-speed robot-based spot welding. Read more…

Coating solutions for the sugar industry

A compilation of articles form South Africa’s surface engineering and thermal spray coating technology specialist, Thermaspray. Click to read in the online magazine. 

Plant maintenance - An early NDT perspective

SAINT, president Keith Cain remembers the early days of shut-downs and RTS projects and draws some lessons. Read more…

ESAB SGX SILO cutting1ESAB expands regional support

African Fusion talks to ESAB’s regional product support team: Keith Saunders, Brett Cameron and Eugene van Dyk. Read more…

G-Plant CSI fund success

Air Products celebrates the completion of projects at Seeiso Primary, Lebohang Secondary and Bophelong Primary schools. Click to read in the online magazine.

FlexArc: a new generation welding cell

Raising quality and productivity standards using Modular and modern standardised robot cells such as ABB’s FlexArc®. Read more…

Welding and cutting forum: Click to read in online magazine

Today’s technology: CMT upgrade for robotics power source Click to read in online magazine.

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