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Having just returned from Vienna, Sean Blake talks about the value of integrating aspects of the American ASNT system for Company Certification into the ISO 9712 training scheme and welcomes the new International Welder-linked QCTO welder-training curriculum. Read more...

Features content for June 2017

Four contents pics juneSparking skills: QCTO artisan welder training

The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) has now released the new artisan-training programme for welders. African Fusion talks to SAIW’s Etienne Nell. Read more...

Front cover story: Rental and industrial offerings enhance affordability

Afrox has added several new cost-effective products to its Afrox Industrial range and launched a new rental service for its premium Miller brand. African Fusion talks to Dewald Bodenstein. Read more...

Increasing deposition rates using hot wire during GMAW Hardfacing

In this paper, B Ivanov of EWM in Germany describes how the GMAW process with additional hot wire can be in cladding applications. Click to read in online magazine...

Roadmap for advanced joining and forming

Tom McGaughy, director of technology at EWI, outlines the outcomes of the first comprehensive US Advanced Joining and Forming Technology Roadmap. Click to read in online magazine...

Nexelia – gas solutions for laser welding

As part of its Nexelia offering, Air Liquide has developed a unique set of proprietary nozzles for modern laser welding processes, each adapted to specific applications. Read more...

Thermal spray solutions for turbo machinery

This article outlines Thermaspray’s solutions for a wide range of components found in the turbomachinery and rotating equipment industries. Click to read in online magazine...

3D printing enabled by Fronius’ CMT

At the BED stand at Machine Tools Africa (MTA), Fronius demonstrated the 3D-printing/additive manufacturing capability of its CMT welding process. Click to read in online magazine...

Orbital TIG welding solutions arrive in SA

African Fusion talks to welding specialist, Eduan Naude about Polysoude orbital welding systems, which are now available in South Africa through Renttech SA. Read more...

Sky Hill boldly expands local capability

African Fusion visits Hydra Arc’s Sky Hill engineering, fabrication and machining facilities in Secunda and talks to engineering manager Ewan Huisamen and Gert Swanepoel about its state-of the-art machine shop in Bay 4. Read more...

Fluxofil, Fluxocord and the seamless advantage

African Fusion talks to Eduardo Poblete of Air Liquide Welding France about Oerlikon seamless cored wires for flux-cored (FCAW) and submerged arc (SAW) welding. Read more...

Cost per part fabrication solutions

African Fusion talks to Philipp Burgener, MD of laser and bending specialist, Bystronics, and Andrew Poole, MD of First Cut, about their holistic approach for fabricators. Read more...

Optimising SAW deposition rates using Long Stick Out

Thulani Mngomezulu, technical manager at Lincoln Electric South Africa, presents a simple and cost effective way of achieving higher deposition rates when submerged arc welding. Read more...

Welding and cutting forum: Click to read in online magazine...

Today’s technology: Handheld XRF for positive material identification:  Click to read in online magazine...

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