Author Archives: Westermans

Developing people. Delivering performance.

We are delighted to work again with MGTS, an employer-led and membership-based, National Centre of Excellence for Education, Training, Development and Assessment, supporting both young people and adults in the development of competences associated with engineering.

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Measure Twice, Cut Once

The old adage “measure twice, cut once” is as important for plasma arc cutting operators as it is for carpenters. The phrase could be reworded to “inspect twice, cut once” for the plasma industry. Careful preparation, setup, and maintenance can … Continue reading

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What is MIG welding?

What does MIG stand for in Welding? MIG stands for metal inert gas. MIG is one of the easiest welding processes to learn. Most people can learn to run good beads with MIG in just a few hours. This article … Continue reading

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2019 MX Championship

The first race in Westermans International BWMA 2019 Championship only weeks away The British Womens Motocross Championship is an 8 round series for the best female motocross racers in the UK. The BWMA is the only series where the top … Continue reading

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Important – Change in HSE Enforcement for Fume Extraction when Mild Steel Welding

Overview: Health and Safety have advised new requirements regarding extraction of welding fumes, to take immediate effect. Who is affected? All workers, employers, self-employed, contractors and any others who undertake welding activities including mild steel, in any industry. Issues: New scientific … Continue reading

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Description of the Weld Clad Overlay Process

Weld overlay cladding process provides protection for products such as pipes, valves, flanges and specialist fabrications used in any hostile environment

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Get a career as an Engineer

Whilst researching this very subject of young welders and engineers I stumbled across many web sites dedicated to helping students to gain an in-sight into the many areas of welding and engineering with lots of chances to experience the workplace.

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JCB Engineering and Business Schools

JCB the most sought after school in Staffordshire The leading industrial manufacturers of household names we all know are taking charge of the UK’s development

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Vessels and Tanks

Are you involved in the Cryogenic Liquid and Gas Transportation, Storage and Distribution Industry?

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Laser Cutting and Laser Welding Explained

Many variants of laser technology are currently used in production processes including cutting, welding, marking, surface engineering and direct parts fabrication.

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