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CONTENTS: AFRICAN FUSION AUGUST 2017
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Sean Blake talks about his experiences from the IIW Annual Assembly and Conference, the Beijing Essen Welding fair; and the Arc Cup welding completion, where he was struck by the levels of automation that is rapidly becoming he norm for welded fabrication. Are we lagging behind? Blake asks. Read more...

SA goes for World Skills Welding gold

At a CHIETA event hosted at Lincoln Electric SA’s Weld Tech Centre in Midrand, South Africa’s welding champion, Philippus Terblanche, was given a send off to the 2017 World Skills International Competition. Read more...

SAIW’s expanded technical services

African Fusion visits SAIW’s Material Testing Laboratory and talks to the Institute’s new technical services manager, Riaan Loots. Read more...

SAIW News

News about: SAIW and Jomele’s training partnership, the IASDBR alliance; the continued demand for ISO 3834 certification and SAIW’s increased involvement with the ARC Cup. Click to read in the online magazine...

High-quality electroslag strip cladding for alloy 625

The Global voestalpine Böhler Welding/UTP Maintenance specialists for cladding, petrochemical and chemical processing present an advanced electroslag strip cladding process that enables thin single layer Alloy 625 deposits to be achieved. Click to read in the online magazine...

Welding techniques and quality evaluation on zirconium-steel clad plates for large-scale reactors

An IIW 2017 International Conference paper that describes the development of successful welding techniques for zirconium-clad pressure vessels and reactors. Read more...

How to hardface: The ten-step approach

Alain Laurent, business developer of consumables for Saf-Fro and Oerlikon, presents a ten-step approach to achieving optimum hardfacing surface layer characteristics. Read more...

Creep, cracks and fitness for service

Ronald Koenis, principal metallurgical engineer for MegChem, talks about fitness-for-service (FFS) and remaining life assessments (RLAs) of welded components that operate within the creep range. Read more...

Cost-effective welding solutions: a tiered approach

African Fusion talks to Warwick Hogan and Anthony McGuinness of Brand Weld about their approach to meeting the needs of the diverse South African market. Read more...

Welding and cutting

Product snipes from Rio-Carb, Kemppi, First Cut and Nitralife. Click to read in the online magazine...

Today’s technology: PTA for the protection of power components

A piece about Thermaspray’s offering to the power sector. Click to read in the online magazine...

 

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