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In Person: SMRs/AMRs – Manufacturing the Nuclear Future

18 Aug 2023 3:00 PM | Anonymous

Our Welding and Joining Processes Technical Group will be hosting their first in-person Technical Group, from 9:30PM – 3:30PM (UK time) on 14 September 2023.

The event, which is titled, ‘In Person: SMRs/AMRs – Manufacturing the Nuclear Future,’ will be useful for those interested in the future of SMR/AMR manufacture.

Who Should Attend?

Designers, manufacturing and production engineers, welding engineers and anyone with an interest in the future of nuclear power generation and vessel manufacture.

Speaker and Presentations:

  • Tom Greatrex, Chief Executive, Nuclear Industry Association on Modular and Advanced Nuclear Technologies: Towards Delivery in the UK
  • Tristram Denton, Director of Commercial Development, MoltexFLEX on AMRs – Design and Manufacture
  • TBC, Sheffield Forgemasters on Manufacture of Nuclear Grade Forgings
  • Chris Punshon CEng FWeldI, Head of New Energy Applications, Cambridge Vacuum Engineering on Electron Beam Welding of Vessels for Nuclear Applications
  • Dr William Kyffin, Head of Welding and Materials, Nuclear AMRC on Slope Out Welding Development for Thick Section Electron Beam Welding for Pressure Vessel Applications
  • Pallav Chattopadhyay, Director Consumables R&D&I EMEA, Lincoln Electric Deutschland GmBH on Developments in Electro-slag Cladding
  • Marcello Consonni, Consultant Welding Engineer, TWI Ltd on Overview of Welding Standards for Nuclear Vessel Manufacture - ASME III and IX


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