More than 250 visitors from regional organisations, universities and a range of
industry sectors attended a recent TWI Technology Day in Shah Alam – the first event
open to the public at TWI’s new state-of-the art facilities in Malaysia.
The Technology Day was an opportunity to present TWI capabilities and expertise
to the South East Asia region in order to raise awareness, create links between
companies, and bring industry closer together.
A collaboration between TWI Malaysia, Lincoln Electric, Olympus Singapore (OSP)
and Blue Water Engineering, the technical programme for the event covered advanced
non-destructive testing and welding, with practical demonstrations on the latest
developments in automated welding and wet welding, and displays featuring painting
and coating equipment.
TWI South East Asia’s Dietmar Kok spent the day briefing and demonstrating Teletest®
to visitors, who were excited to see long-range ultrasonic testing equipment in
action and learn about its application in inspection of corrosion in pipelines.
Phased Array Ultrasonic Inspection of aluminothermic rail welds, together with demonstration
of the equipment was carried out by John Rudlin from TWI’s headquarters in Cambridge,
UK. He also presented PolyTest™ for non-destructive evaluation of welded joints
in polyethylene pipes.
Slim Soua, also from TWI’s Cambridge base, gave presentations on Teletest® and its
applications in the inspection of pipelines, vibration monitoring and as a risk
analysis system for process piping (VARA) and AE HIC: Acoustic Emission System Development
for HIC Monitoring.
Mr. Yong Kwok Leong from Olympus Singapore presented the latest version of the company’s
phased array and eddy current array equipment and Richard Lane from Lincoln Electric
led a session on implementation, and control and verification of welding processes
with the latest technologies.
Attendees also learned about TWI’s
Virtual Academy and the possibility of studying phased array, time-of-flight
diffraction (ToFD) and ultrasonic testing on a blended learning basis which provides
TWI Technology (S.E. Asia) is proud to train more than 7000 students a year regionally
who benefit from a comprehensive programme of industrial training and development.
Training and certification programmes include NDT training, welding inspection,
plant inspection, quality control, underwater inspection, practical welding health
For more information please
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