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Unique Features of Welding Dissimilar Metals with Transition Joints

  • 22 Oct 2020
  • 5:30 PM
  • Via Zoom


  • For individuals who do not hold membership of The Welding Institute
  • For individuals who are employed by a company that is an Industrial Member of TWI Ltd
  • For Professional Members of the Institute - AWeldI, MWeldI, or FWeldI also with Engineering Council registration if applicable

Overview: This talk will  introduce the concept of transition joints and focus on the explosion weld and rollbond (metallurgy and performance of the interfaces) as well as looking at existing applications showing benefits in the management of weight, strength, conductivity or corrosion.

Speaker: David Gauthier, Business Development Manager - Transition Joints products, NobelClad Europe GmbH.  David is a Mechanical Engineer  (Universities of Lyon and Warwick) and started work with NobelClad in 1998. David has two decades of experience in welding dissimilar metals with explosion welding and rollbonding processes, strong R&D experience and market knowledge. In 2008, as an R&D engineer, he took part in the development of a hybrid bar designed for welding aluminium pannels to steel chassis. It is still produced today and equips more than 2000 cars.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD): Attending this event supports your professional development.  You can claim 2 CPD points per hour for this event.  As a member of the Welding Institute you can record your CPD activity online from your membership portal.

Please note that a recording of the event will be uploaded to our Membership Portal for members to view at a later date, if agreed with the speaker. A copy of the presentation slide deck will not be shared unless agreed with the speaker.

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