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African Fusion August 2018We talk to ESAB South Africa’s Chris Eibl for our cover story and the company’s distinctive yellow colour and logo decorate the August cover. Welding automation and modern technology feature in several articles: SAIW’s Riaan Loots talks about the industry opening up to modern technology, we feature the TOPTIG process for robotic and automated welding, and Cosmo Industrial’s Petrus Pretorius presents some of Lincoln Electric’s automation solutions. Also featured are articles from voestalpine Böhler Welding, H.Rohloff, Fronius, Fabcon Steel, Babcock and Thermaspray. And new powerful TIG Torch from Arc Torchology makes the Today’s technology page.

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African Fusion August 2018 contents page

Front cover story: Premium welding products enable rapid growth: African Fusion talks to ESAB South Africa’s MD, Chris Eibl, about using premium products to reduce the cost per kg of deposited weld metal. Read more...

Sean’s comment: Sean Blake celebrates SAIW’s platinum anniversary and reflects on the reasons for the Institute’s longevity. Read more...

This month’s content

SAIW support for the modern welding industry: SAIW’s Riaan Loots talks about new services and the need for the welding industry to be open to modern technologyRead more...

H-ESC: A high-speed innovation in electro slag strip cladding: A paper that details a hybrid electro slag strip cladding (H-ESC) process that offers single layer surface chemistry for nickel and stainless steel alloys. Click to read in the online magazine...

TOPTIG offers TIG quality with MIG productivity: An article introducing TOPTIG, which enables welding speeds associated with MIG/MAG with the typical quality of a TIG weld. Read more...

Lasting connections: filler materials for welding pipelines: Robert Bischof of voestalpine Böhler Welding discusses consumable selections for pipeline use. Read more...

Welding automation solutions: essential for growth: African Fusion talks to Petrus Pretorius of Cosmo Industrial about Lincoln Electric automation solutions. Read more...

Calibration essential for accurate, safe and traceable NDT: Yvette Volschenk of H. Rohloff highlights the importance of calibrating NDT equipment. Read more...

Automotive success for second generation CMT process: Automotive industry supplier, voestalpine, was the first company to choose Fronius’ second generation TPS/i ‘cold arc’ advanced CMT welding system for use in series production. Click to read in the online magazine...

Resource screening centre maximises on-site efficiency: Babcock’s new resource screening centre is proving its value in matching skilled labour resources to specific on-site job requirements. Click to read in the online magazine...

Fabcon: turnkey solutions for diverse applications: A story from Fabcon Steel about its expanded service offering. Click to read in the online magazine...

Thermaspray’s Plasma coatings for sticky situations: Thermaspray sales engineer, Johan Squara, describes the Plasma coating process, which offers wear resistance with non-stick properties. Click to read in the online magazine...

Today’s technology: Arc Torchology: a most powerful TIG torch range: Arc Torchology has released its New Arc T range of TIG torches, which offer maximised performance with minimum possible weight. Read more...

SAIW bulletin board  Click to read in the online magazine...

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

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Title: Editor
Name: Peter Middleton
Email: peterm@crown.co.za
Phone: (011) 622 4770
Fax: (011) 615 6108

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Name: Helen Couvaras
Email: helencou@crown.co.za
Phone: (011) 622 4770
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