Who should attend?
The course is aimed at superintendent engineers and other marine staff who are faced with understanding what welding methodologies can be applied and the impact their repair choice has on the longevity and robustness of repairs carried out.
The course will cover the following topics:
Properties of marine materials such as: rolled steel products, copper alloys, aluminium alloys, stainless steels, castings, forgings, composites
Welding processes - SMAW - GMAW - FCAW - GTAW - SAW
Pre and post weld techniques such as heat treatment
What is a weld procedure?
Various NDE processes
Mechanical testing procedures
Case studies of common repairs
What will you learn?
- Appreciate the basic metallurgical properties of the more commonly used materials in the marine industry
- Explain which materials are chosen with relation to their specific properties for a variety of applications in the marine industry
- Specify the LRQA requirements for normal strength steel
- Evaluate the use of ‘joint technologies’ especially weld technologies used in the shipbuilding and repair process
- Recognise the most common testing and examination technologies used in the marine industry