African Fusion

Lincoln Electric’s latest VRTEX® virtual reality arc welding trainers, which now also include a dual user option and TIG process capabilities, among other improvements, provide a more powerful than ever solution for developing welding talent quickly and resourcefully.

African Fusion attends the launch of Air Products’ new R90-million Dissolved Acetylene plant in Midvaal and takes the tour with plant manager, Anton Grobbelaar.

Jürgen Tuchtfeld of voestalpine Böhler Welding talks about UTP’s AF ROBOTIC seamless hardfacing wires.

Afrox has developed a forward-looking gas delivery solution for TIG welders working at heights on high-integrity pipework. African Fusion talks to the development team: Arnold Meyer, Roberto Dionisio, and Johann Pieterse.

African Fusion visits eNtsa, the internationally recognised research and innovation hub and engagement institute within Nelson Mandela University, and talks to its director, Danie Hattingh. 

African Fusion profiles Anderson Engineering, a specialist fabricator in stainless steel and the 2018 winner of the Sassda Stainless Steel award in the Agro-Processing, Food and Beverage Category. 

The 70th Annual Dinner of the SAIW was held at Emperors Place on Friday September 7 with two new awards introduced to reflect the rising importance of ISO 3834 certification.

Following the Philip Doubell Memorial Lecture at the Eskom Academy of Learning in October, Sean Blake reflects on Philip’s life and his groundbreaking work as part of the development team for WeldCore®.

Arc Torchology has released its New Arc T range of TIG torches, which offer maximised performance with minimum possible weight.

Yvette Volschenk of H. Rohloff highlights the importance of calibrating NDT equipment.

African Fusion talks to Petrus Pretorius of Cosmo Industrial about Lincoln Electric automation solutions.

Robert Bischof of voestalpine Böhler Welding discusses consumable selections for pipeline use.

This article introduces TOPTIG, which enables welding speeds associated with MIG/MAG with the typical quality of a TIG weld.

African Fusion talks to SAIW Technical Services manager, Riaan Loots, about some new services now available from The Institute and the need for the welding industry to be open to modern technology.

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

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.

The Robotics Division of YASKAWA Southern Africa (YSA) is taking on the Berg & Bush Cycling Challenge from October 9 to 11, 2018.

In its quest to boost its welding technology portfolio, ESAB Welding & Cutting Products completed several acquisitions in the past years, including TBi Industries (2017) and Sandvik Welding (February 2018).

African Fusion visits the ISO 9001 2015-certified consumable manufacturing facility of Thuthuka welding, the local producer of ISOARC SMAW welding electrodes, and talks to the company’s MD, Matthew Dudley.

Argon Arc Welding Supplies, exclusive distributors for Hyundai and CEA consumables and CEA welding equipment in South Africa, is launching the CEA range of SHARK plasma cutting equipment into the local market. Andy Chrysanthou highlights some key features of the range. 

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