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African Fusion title pageFeatured content: March 2018

Front cover story: Light duty CNC cutting and the SMME opportunity

African Fusion talks to Pierre Theunissen from Cosmo Automation Solutions, and Benoit Lamotte, MD of Lincoln Electric Southern Africa about the light duty Torchmate CNC air plasma cutting system. Read more...

Sean’s comment

Sean Blake appeals for the new leadership in Government and SEOs to announce new infrastructure projects so that the welding and fabrication industry does not lose momentum and skills. Read more...

QCTO apprenticeships and the dual system

The SAIW Foundation has committed R1.5-million to subsidise 20 welding apprentices on a QCTO pilot training programme and is now seeking industrial partners to recruit and support apprentices. African Fusion talks to Etienne Nell. Read more...

SAIW Bulletin board: Click to read in the online magazine...

NDT today: through my looking glass

On the occasion of SAINT’s 50th anniversary conference, Manfred Johannes highlights challenges facing the NDT industry and suggests new directions. Read more...

A comparison of thick AHSS plate joined using HPAW and GMAW

This paper, presented by Xiaoteng Wang et al at the IIW 2017 Conference in Shanghai, details a comparison between the GMAW and the hybrid plasma arc welding process when applied to the welding of advanced high strength steels. Click to read in the online magazine...

Laser-sealed cored wire from Böhler Welding

With the worldwide introduction of its innovative laser-sealed cored wires, filler metal specialist Böhler Welding marked a new milestone in the evolution of the metal-cored arc welding process. Read more...

Towards acceptance for advanced pipe welding

African Fusion talks to Afrox’s Arnold Meyer about his determined efforts to achieve acceptance in South Africa for advanced pipe welding processes using modern GMAW solutions. Read more...

Cosmo: doing business the South African way

In response the transformational agenda in South Africa, Cosmo Industrial has introduced a range of consultancy, training and admin services to make it easier for its clients. African Fusion talks to Cosmo director, Pierre van Nieuwenhuizen. Read more...

Cold cracking, consumables and high yield strength steels

Alain Laurent, business developer and welding metallurgist for Lincoln Electric’s Oerlikon brand of welding consumables, talks to African Fusion about the company’s consumable range for welding high yield strength steel. Read more...

Purus: a wire that cleans up after itself

ESAB has released a next-generation range of ultra-clean Purus 70S-6 GMAW welding wires that promise to keep welders welding and robots running. Read more...

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

Today’s technology: Yaskawa remains among top 100 innovators  Click to read more...

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