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HFT’s PurgElite® tandem pipe purging system

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® design and manufacture PurgElite®, a range of low cost Tube and Pipe Purging Systems that help to achieve a clean, oxide free, zero color weld in just minutes, available...
18 August 2020
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HISC analysis in the subsea oil and gas industry

Historically, small amounts of duplex and super duplex stainless steel subsea components such as piping and valves have failed due to hydrogen-induced stress cracking (HISC) corrosion1,2. These failures...
18 August 2020
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Metal Analysis Group & Olympus to collaborate

Olympus and Metal Analysis Group recently announced a collaboration to offer API RP 578 global training courses for alloy verification and positive material identification (PMI) experts who want to sharpen...
17 August 2020
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Maintenance: The key to a safe aging facility

Prior to a plant’s start-up, a maintenance program has already been implemented. However, as a plant ages, and as part of the Asset Integrity Management (AIM) plan, the maintenance program is expected...
14 August 2020
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Expand your knowledge on the heat transfer industry

Are you staying up-to-date on the latest technologies, services and information on the heat transfer industry? The Heat Exchanger World Conference and Expo Americas 2020, taking place on November 18th...
13 August 2020
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Badger Alloys appoints new quality engineer

Badger Alloys recently announced that Bret Kohler, CSSBB, has joined their team as Quality Engineer. The company’s skilled machinists provide machined castings for valve bodies, wear components, split...
12 August 2020
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QuesTek stainless steels for additive manufacturing

QuesTek Innovations LLC, a developer of new metal alloys and powders, has unveiled a stainless steel composition for powder bed fusion additive manufacturing (AM) for use in the as-printed condition or...
11 August 2020
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Nadine Crauwels joins Sandvik Executive Management

Sandvik has appointed Nadine Crauwels as new member of the Sandvik Group Executive Management as of October 1st, 2020. Since 2017, Crauwels has been the President of Sandvik Coromant and she has had several...
10 August 2020
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MultiStrike® Tungsten Electrodes eliminate health risks

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT®’s blue-tipped MultiStrike® Tungsten Electrodes contain a mix of non-radioactive rare earth elements, eliminating the risk to health posed by radio-toxic thoriated Tungsten...
07 August 2020
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Stepping outside the comfort zone

An interview with Andre Gafford. Choose projects that scare you – this is the motto that Andre Gafford follows every day. After over 20 years in the industry, he has seen and worked on his fair share of...
06 August 2020