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Canadian Welding Bureau Teams Up With International Titanium Association on How to Weld Titanium

January 30, 2009

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ — The International Titanium Association (ITA) in association with the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) will host three Welding of Titanium Workshops in March 2009. Any individuals wishing to learn how to weld titanium correctly or wishing to learn how to weld titanium more effectively will benefit from this workshop.

Techniques will be discussed unique to titanium not readily apparent in other metal joining. The course will discuss various forms of titanium joining like Electron Beam, Laser, MIG, TIG and Plasma. Primary focus will be on the GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding) or Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) method for joining titanium.

Individuals will also learn to deal with the challenges of everyday fabrication in the true shop environment. Titanium can and is welded every day in the open shop environment for the most stringent and critical applications and you can too.

The Welding of Titanium Workshop includes 5 hours of classroom study along with instructions on the correct welding equipment and work area needed for a successful titanium weld, proper joint design, anti-contamination procedures, and how to evaluate procedures and techniques. In addition the workshop will include 3 hour hands-on exercises for a full day workshop.

The dates and locations for each workshop is as follows:

    March 3, 2009
    New Brunswick Community College
    Saint John, New Brunswick

    March 5, 2009
    Le Centre de formation en metallurgie de Laval
    Laval, Quebec

    March 11, 2009
    Heli-One
    Delta, British Columbia

For more information contact the organization at 1-303-404-2221 for details or visit www.titanium.org for registration, topics and schedule.

    Contact:  Jennifer Simpson, Executive Director
    1-303-404-2221   Telephone
    1-303-404-9111   Facsimile
    conference@titanium.org  Email

SOURCE International Titanium Association


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