TWI will be presenting four papers and a keynote speech at the AWS International Conference on Plastics Welding and Joining later next month.
The conference, which takes place on 25-27 April in New Orleans, USA, will welcome researchers, engineers, scientists, manufacturers, fabricators and academics from all over the world as they present cutting-edge research in thermoplastics welding disciplines.
TWI experts will be presenting four papers at the conference as follows:
- PolyTest inspection system for on-site inspection of welded joints in plastics pipes - Fredrik Hagglund
- Development and validation of an automated ultrasonic system for welded joints in thermoplastic storage tanks - Malcolm Spicer
- Plastics for light-weighting - Farshad Salamat-Zadeh
- Direct laser welding of plastics without using additional absorber - Ian Jones
On the opening day of the conference TWI’s Mike Troughton will present his keynote speech on the subject of processes for plastics joining and welding.
TWI will also be exhibiting its PolyTest phased array ultrasonic inspection system for PE pipes.
For more details about the conference and a full programme please click here.