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Laser Tubesheet Welding Demonstration

By Nate Ames on Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Hosted by Nuclear Fabrication Consortium, B&W, and DOE-NE

On December 8, the Nuclear Fabrication Consortium, Babcock & Wilcox (B&W), and DOE-NE will be demonstrating laser welding of heat exchanger tubesheets under the High Productivity Welding and Machining Demonstration project funded by the Department of Energy.

The purpose of this technology demonstration is to transfer autogenous laser welding knowledge to the nuclear industry and supply chain. There is no fee to attend this event, but pre-registration is required and seating is limited. Lunch will be provided.

What: Laser Tubesheet Welding Demonstration
When: December 8, 2011 from 9:00am-1:00pm or Noon-4:00pm (pick one of two sessions)
Where: B&W Nuclear Operations Group, 91 Stirling Ave, Barberton, OH 44203

Register to attend either the morning or afternoon session. An agenda for each session can be found below. For more information.

We hope to see you there!

AGENDA for December 8th
Morning Session:
8:30 – 9:00am Sign-in
9:00 – 9:45am B&W Overview
9:45 -10:00am Break
10:00 – 11:00am EWI Laser Presentation
11:00 – Noon Laser Tubesheet Welding Demonstration
Noon – 1:00pm Lunch

Afternoon Session:
11:30am – Noon Sign-in
Noon – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00 – 1:45pm B&W Overview
1:45 – 2:00pm Break
2:00 – 3:00pm EWI Laser Presentation
3:00 – 4:00pm Laser Tubesheet Welding Demonstration

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