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Contents: African Fusion, November 2017


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Sean Blake comments how well SAIW has weathered a very difficult 2017 and introduces some exciting news about the acquisition by SAIW of the assets of the NDT Academy of South Africa (NASA), Cape Town. Click to read in the online magazine...

Record numbers celebrate welding success

A report and celebration of the SAIW’s 69th Annual dinner and Awards. Read more...

Afrox presents Harvey Shacklock Gold Medal

In celebration of 90 years in the gases and welding industry and in honour of Harvey Shacklock, Afrox presents the SAIW Gold Medal Award . Read more...

Visual Testing: the first line of defence

SAIW’s NDT Training Manager Mark Digby talks about the increasingly important role of Visual Testing (VT) and its place as an NDT method in own right. Read more...

The MegChem way: long-term support: well beyond project scope

African Fusion visits MegChem/SecMet in Centurion, Pretoria and talks to Andrew Seebregts, the company’s principal welding engineer, and Ronald Koenis, business unit manager for metallurgical engineering. Read more...

Modified GTAW orbital tube-to-tubesheet welding technique and the effect of a copper weld retainer during welding of alloy 825

This paper won the SAIW Harvey Shacklock Award in 2017 for its principal author Angel Krustef. Read more...

The influence of helium content in shielding gas on metal melting characteristics for narrow gap GMA welding

Presented in Shanghai at the IIW 2017 International Conference in June this year, this work details research done at the Harbin Institute of Technology in China. Click here to read in the online publication...

Afrox unveils welding school at LIV Village

The LIV Welding Academy is a custom container welding school that was developed by Afrox in partnership with LIV and the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW). Read more...

Stainless welding consumables with low CrVI emissions

Oerlikon has developed a new range of stick electrodes and flux-cored wires for Grades 308L, 309L and 316L stainless steel that significantly reduce fume and CrVI emissions. Read more...

Renttech outlines renewed focus under Bidvest

Renttech SA’s Duncan Whitehead is striving for ‘business as usual’, but at higher than ever levels of service, product and technical excellence. Click here to read in the online publication...

Seamless SAW basic-cored wire improves productivity

In a step to further improve submerged arc welding productivity, voestalpine Böhler Welding has introduced SUBARC T55 HP, a seamless cored wire for submerged arc welding applications. Click here to read in the online publication...

Welding and cutting  Click to read in the online publication...

Today’s technology  Thermal spray coatings and solid particle erosion  Read more...

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