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Cutting Edge: Innovations in Metal Fabrication


Organizer: Singapore Welding Society
Venue: Hypertherm (S) Pte Ltd, Solaris @ Kallang 164 Kallang Way, East Wing #02-12 (Ground floor next to Lobby), Singapore 349248
Speaker: Hypertherm
Date: 18 Apr 2024
Time: 06:00pm - 08:30pm
Registration Close Date: 15 Apr 2024


Metal cutting and gouging are crucial preparatory processes for welding enabling precision efficiency and the readiness of materials for joining. Employed in industries where welding is a fundamental operation, these processes involve the removal of metal to achieve the desired shape, depth, and edge for a weld. Techniques like plasma arc gouging are instrumental for such tasks, offering a high degree of control and versatility. This method is particularly valued for its ability to create clean, precise grooves on metal surfaces, preparing them for welding by removing excess metal or defects. The advantages of plasma cutting and gouging include speed, precision, and minimal thermal impact, making them preferred methods over traditional mechanical or manual techniques. For those interested in the technical advancement of metal fabrication, understanding these processes reveals the intricate balance between material science, technology, and skilled craftsmanship that underpins modern manufacturing and construction.

What You Will Benefit From Attending

– Understand how to improve productivity and safety in cutting/gouging processes significantly
– Learn about actual case studies in Shipyards and other industry adoption
– Witness “live demonstration” at Hypertherm Cutting Technology Centre
  * Latest one-piece cartridge-type plasma cutting tip or consumable
  * Air Plasma Gouging (hand and automated)
  * Temporary attachment or lug cutting with minimal grinding
  * X-Definition 3D bevel cutting (fully automated)
– Voluntary hand cutting using Powermax SYNC Air Plasma system (if time permits)



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Please note that this event has been fully booked.  If you still want to register for this event, we will put you in waiting list after you input all required information and settle required payment (if applicable).




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