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TWI experts are set to speak to speak on NDT of Thermoplastics Joining and Storage Tanks


TWI Ltd (The Welding Institute)172, Great Abington, Cambridge [United Kingdom]
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Issue: 2015-06
TWI experts on thermoplastics joining and welding are set to speak at the prestigious International Conference on Thermoplastics Joining in Italy later this month.

This biennial international conference, one of the leading events worldwide in the plastics joining community, features experts, researchers and manufacturers with a single plenary session on a diverse range of topics.

Dr Farshad Salamat-Zadeh, a Chartered Polymer and Adhesive Engineer opens the morning conference session with a presentation on ‘Welding of moulded plastic components – best practice and assessment of joint integrity.’

Malcolm Spicer opens the afternoon session with the presentation ‘Development of a system for the non-destructive testing of welded joints in thermoplastic storage tanks using phased array ultrasonic testing,’ a paper co-authored by Mr Spicer, and TWI’s Fredrik Hagglund and Mike Troughton.

The conference, organised by Istituto Italiano Della Saldatura (Italian Institute of Welding) provides a good opportunity for TWI to share the results of some of the research it has been carrying out in improving joining and inspection of plastics, and to promote its training courses in plastics welding.

Dr Salamat-Zadeh is also set to present at Plastics Design and Moulding Conference in June in the UK under the title of ‘Plastics, Lightweighting Saviour; welding of automotive plastics components. Best practice and assessment of joint integrity’.


Technology and training in welding polymers

TWI offers a number of services relating to the welding of polymers, including testing, training, equipment and expert advice.

The Welding of Moulded Plastics Components course was developed as a result of TWI’s work for the automotive industry reviewing welding procedures and design guidelines for moulded plastic components to guard against failure in service. This training course offers guidance and best practice on welding techniques and is suitable for those working in high-tech industries such as automotive, medical and domestic appliance, where there is a requirement for the design of complex systems involving parts to be welded. Jaguar Landrover became the first organisation to complete the specialised training in summer 2014.

For more information about TWI’s work in polymer welding, or to enquire about training courses please contact us on +44(0)1223 899000.

About TWI
TWI is one of the world’s foremost independent research and technology organisations, with expertise in solving problems in all aspects of manufacturing, fabrication and whole-life integrity management technologies. Established at Abington, Cambridge, UK in 1946 and with facilities across the globe, the company has a first-class reputation for service through its teams of internationally respected consultants, scientists, engineers and support staff. The company employs nearly 900 staff, serving 700 Member companies across 4500 sites in 80 countries. TWI also houses a professional institution, The Welding Institute, with a separate membership of over 6000 individuals.

TWI, Granta Park, Abington, Cambridge CB21 6AL. Tel: 01223 899000. Fax: 01223 892588. E-mail: twi@twi-global.com Web: www.twi-global.com

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