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The role and benefits of shielding gases

Sean Young AT Air Products we understand the importance of protecting a molten weld pool from atmospheric contamination and oxidation, either by a flux or...

‘Next-generation’ engineering consumables and tooling

BY recognising the country’s engineering pioneers, as well as being prepared to pivot as quickly as required, JTB Industrial Solutions (JTB) intends to move...

New body to boost Africa’s welding capabilities

THE Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) has signed a service level agreement (SLA) with The Welding Federation for Africa (TWF) to drive productivity...

New welding tech cuts construction site clutter

AFROX has announced a new construction site solution which combines the Miller ArcReach offering with Afrox GasReach. According Afrox’s Business Manager for the Manufacturing Industries,...

Viscosity-compensated plastic flowmeter and switch for liquids

INSTROTECH is offering Kobold’s VKP plastic flowmeters that operate on a special suspended float principle with cylindrical measuring tube and spring-loaded float with orifice. The...

Female Fusion: meet the ‘first women’ of welding

ALTHOUGH traditionally a male-dominated profession, welding is increasingly becoming the domain of women. From mining to maritime, fabrication and beyond, women are making headway...

‘World-class’ certification for welding institute lab

THE  Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) materials testing laboratory has achieved its South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) 5-year ISO 17025 renewal certification,...

Steel merchant confident of ‘unlawful’ duties court case win

MACSTEEL’S Chief Executive Officer, Mike Benfield is bullish about the company’s prospects of success in its court bid to overturn government’s “unlawful” safeguard extension...

Slow manufacturing recovery bad news for steel, engineering sectors

THE Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) is concerned about the slow pace of recovery in the manufacturing sector. According to the...

The weld is their oyster: bursary boost for rising stars

THE South African Institute of Welding (SAIW) has announced the winners of its internationally recognised welding student training bursaries worth R120 000 each. Fhumulani Netshakhuma...

Diesel engine component cleaning for OEMs

METRIC Automotive Engineering now offers a cleaning service to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the diesel engine component remanufacturing sector. “We found that few OEMs...

Global brand beefs up SA supplier’s welding range

BMG has extended its range of offerings to the metal manufacturing industry to include Jasic welding equipment and tools. Jasic is a leading international...

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