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Latest Advances in Arc Welding for Industry


Cedar Court Hotel, Wakefield

Start Date:

14th May 2014 (08:30)

End Date:

14th May 2014 (13:00)

Contact Name:

Chloe Lidster

Contact Email:

Contact Tel:

0114 222 6661


Arc welding is one of the most commonly practiced fabrication techniques within manufacturing today, employed across a wide range of industry sectors and in companies of all sizes.  However, with an ever increasing demand for greater productivity and integrity, arc welding is being challenged and responding with a range of new and enhanced welding technologies. 

The Forum is delighted to have assembled an excellent series of presenters who will give an insight into the wide range of improvements in both technology and scientific understanding that have come about in recent years. 

In addition, the event will touch upon some of the future challenges facing the area of thinking not only of technology, but also in terms of availability of skills, qualifications and future demand.

Presenters confirmed include Rolls-Royce, TWI, Nuclear AMRCPolysoude UK & ITW Welding Products

The full agenda is available below.

This event is free for Memberhip Plus members of the AMRC Forum, Tier 1 and Tier 2 AMRC/Nuclear AMRC members and TIG members and £30 inc. VAT for other members and non-members.


Cedar Court Hotel

Denby Dale Rd

Calder Grove


West Yorkshire



There will be the chance for organisations to exhibit their products and services on the day. Tables and chairs are provided with room for a small pop up stand, literature and products. Approx space 2m x 2m.

Membership Plus members of the AMRC Forum, Tier 1 and Tier 2 AMRC members and TIG members - £60.00 inc. VAT

Other members and non-members - £120.00 inc. VAT



Registration, Networking & Refreshments


Welcome & introductionNAMTEC


The challenges facing industry in recruiting, delivering and retaining a high integrity welding workforce for the futureProfessor Steven Jones, Rolls-Royce


Arc welding of nuclear pressure vesselsKeith Bridger, Nuclear AMRC


The effect of welding on steel microstructure and propertiesRichard Pargeter, TWI




What's new in submerged arc welding?John Titmus and Peter Kjallstrom, ITW


Alyn Hall, Polysoude UK


Networking Lunch



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