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African Fusion March 2021 CoverThe Cosmo Group is on the front over of the March edition and the cover story details how the company is incorporating eCommerce and live online consultations, demonstrations and training into its business practices.

Featured content also includes articles from: SAIW’s John Tarboton about the ways in which SAIW training is changing; Air Liquide and SAIW about qualifying and certify welding gas and filler material combinations; eNtsa about its small sample testing strategy; Eskom and the CSIR about high impact refurbishment projects using laser metal deposition; as well as product stories and news from ESAB SA, BMG, KEMPER, Dekra RSA, Fronius, Kemppi, Rio-Carb, Afrox and voestAlpine Böhler Welding.

African Fusion March 2021 contents pageCosmo Group takes superstore concept online: Cosmo Group’s Pierre van Nieuwenhuizen, Petrus Pretorius, Jaques Botha, and Emma Britz talk about adding eCommerce with online support services and training to its offering. Read more...

A message from John Tarboton: SAIW executive director, John Tarboton, highlights a few pointers from visits to members about how SAIW products and services can be improved. Read more...

Modular and virtual training opportunities: African Fusion talks to SAIW executive director, John Tarboton, about the need for a change in the way training courses are delivered. Read more...

SAIW combination certification for ARCALTM gases with Ultra-ArcTM wires: Air Liquide and the SAIW are collaborating to qualify and certify Air Liquide’s welding gas and filler material combinations. Click to read in the online magazine...

Small sample analysis of plant components subject to high temperature and pressure: African Fusion summarises work done by the eNtsa team at NMU around the development and implementation of small sample testing. Read more...

High impact laser metal deposition refurbishments: Mark Newby of Eskom and Corney van Rooyen of the CSIR talk about high impact refurbishment projects using laser metal deposition. Read more...

Rogue: ESAB’s rule-defying MMA solution: ESAB’s Jannie Bronkhorst talks about the introduction of its Rogue, a new compact and robust stick/lift-TIG welder into the South African market. Read more...

Welding solutions from BMG Tools and Equipment: Andrew Johns, business unit manager for Tools and Equipment at BMG talks about the Jasic welding equipment range. Click to read in the online magazine...  

Clean air welding technologies from KEMPER: Harmful ultra-fine particulate matter generated during welding operations is a major health risk to welders. Extraction and filtration systems such as those available from KEMPER can provide effective protection. Read more...

The holistic approach to NDT: South African operations director: Johan Gerber, presents Dekra RSA’s credentials as a leading industrial inspection and non-destructive testing (NDT) specialist. Click to read in the online magazine...

Fronius Agency in SA targets Africa-wide penetration: African Fusion talks to Robert Drumm, Fronius export sales manager for sub-Saharan Africa, about the new Fronius Agency in Midrand, South Africa. Read more...

The Kemppi Master 315 for premium class MMA welding: Kemppi has announced the launch of the Kemppi Master 315, a new state-of-the-art welding machine for manual metal arc welding. Click to read in the online magazine...

Wear liner plate: a green alternative: R-C700 long-life liner plate from Rio-Carb offers the benefit of significantly reduced greenhouse (GHG) emissions for its customers. Design engineer, Roshalan Govender, explains. Click to read in the online magazine...

Afrox invests in a new speciality gases plant: Afrox has recently completed a new made-to-order speciality gases plant in response to rising market demand for complex gas mixtures. Read more...

Welding and cutting forum: News items from OMRON, Lincoln Electric and Huntingdon Fusion Technologies (HFT). Click to read in the online magazine...

Today’s technology: Reasons to adopt greenWave® welding inverters. Read more...

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