Events

Seminar: Supplier Development & Localisation Meet: Hard Facing, Cladding, Elastomer Moulding, 5-Axis Waterjet Cutting & On-site Exotic Material Machining

Date: 14 Feb 2011 - 14 Feb 2011

Venue: SIMTech Auditorium, Tower Block Level 3


Introduction
This seminar is organised by SIMTech and PE COI for the local SMEs to explore sub-contract and co-capability development opportunities with MPO. Managed Pressure Operations (MPO) is an R&D based service company for the oil and gas industry.  To know more about MPO technology and specialty, please visit http:/www.managed-pressure.com/ 

Engineering and Manufacturing Support Needed in Singapore
In order to make Singapore a permanent base, MPO is looking for opportunities to develop indigenous engineering capabilities and manufacturing capacities in the following areas together with SIMTech and PE COI:
- Laser and HVOF cladding of exotic erosion resistant coatings – small components
- Low friction, abrasion and corrosion resistant coatings – very large components (60’ length)
- Moulding of large elastomers components with low friction and abrasion resistant (22’ OD)
- 5 Axis water jet cutting of polymers 

Programme
1.30pm      Registration

2.00pm      Overview and Trends in Hard-facing, Cladding, Spraying of Exotic Material 
                 for the Oil & Gas industry by Dr Lim Beng Siong, SIMTech
2.20pm      Introduction of MPO, Elastomer Moulding, Water Jet Cutting Needs by 
                 Mr Alex McGregor, MPO
2.50pm      HVOF, Plasma, Arc-spray and Characterisation of Polymeric and Cermet Deposition 
                 for the Oil & Gas sector by Mr Tan Boon Hee, SIMTech
3.10pm      Refreshment & Networking
3.40 pm     Fibre Laser Cladding and Characterisation: Performance Comparison with TIG by Dr 
                 Bi Guijun, SIMTech
4.00pm      Laser Cladding Versus Arc Welding of Inconel 625: Productivity Case Study from the 
                 Oil & Gas sector by Mr Pan Dayou, SIMTech
4.20pm      Hard facing, cladding and on-site machining by Mr Alex McGregor, MPO
4.50pm      Question and Answer
5.00pm      End

About the Invited Speaker
Alex MacGregor is responsible for detailed design and analysis work on MPO's product line, overseeing product development from the initial concept stage to the first manufacturing run. Prior to joining MPO, Alex was a consultant engineer in an Aberdeen based engineering consultancy. In this role he performed designed and analysis work on behalf of numerous clients, as well as third party design review on behalf of several operators. Before working in the oil industry, Alex worked in the defence industry, developing novel disruptors for bomb disposal, acting as a procurement consultant for the UK MoD and co-ordinating a NATO JIP.

Other speakers include:
A. Introduction by Dr Lim Beng Siong, Senior Scientist, Precision Engineering, Centre of Innovation (PE COI)
B. HVOF, Plasma, Arc-spray and Characterisation of Polymeric and Cermet Deposition for the Oil & Gas sector, Mr Tan Boon Hee, Principal Research Engineer, SIMTech
C. Fibre Laser Cladding and Characterisation: Performance Comparison with , TIG by Dr Bi Guijun, Associate Research Scientist, SIMTech
D. Laser Cladding Versus Arc Welding of Inconel 625: Productivity Case Study from the Oil & Gas sector by Mr Pan Dayou, Senior Research Engineer, SIMTech

Who Should Attend
Representatives from the oil and gas sector will find this seminar most relevant. SIMTech SMS and PE COI members, PE business owners and technical professionals, RI researchers, government agencies staff, machinists and engineering students are welcome to attend.

Registration
This is a non-chargeable seminar. Pre-registration is required. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve a seat, please register online.

Contact Us
For technical enquiries: Mr Pan Dayou, Email: dypan@SIMTech.a-star.edu.sg, Tel: 6793 2879; Dr Lim Beng Siong, Email: bslim@SIMTech.a-star.edu.sg, Tel: 6793 8370
For general enquiries: Alice Koh, Email: kohth@scei.a-star.edu.sg; Tel: 6793 8249