Technology Infusion Programme on Advances in Welding Technology and its Applications (1)

Date: 30 Mar 2010 - 15 Apr 2010



Welding has long been used for joining and for material build-up. A good understanding of recent technological advances will enable the achievement of higher productivity and more precise control over the welding process. Furthermore, new applications are continuously developed with advance welding technology. This course will focus on the advances in welding technology and its applications.

Course Outline
Overview of advances in welding technologies
-MIG/MAG welding
-Precision TIG and plasma welding
-High productivity hot wire and twin wire cladding
-Plasma powder welding with special materials
-Laser welding with powder and wire feed
-Electron beam welding
-Selection of welding process for various industrial applications
-Welding quality control
-Advances in welding metallurgy
-Weldability of various industrial materials
-Case studies
-Hands-on practice for precision and high productivity arc welding processes

Who Should Attend
Managers, assistant managers, engineers, executives and technologists from the precision engineering, electronics, automation, aerospace, marine and shipbuilding, oil and gas and petrochemical industries.

About the Course Leader
Dr Sun Zheng obtained his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland. He has more than 20 years of working experience in the field of materials joining in research institute, university and industrial environments. Dr Sun Zheng specialises in fusion welding processes and welding metallurgy. A joint recipient of the 1995 National Technology Award for contributions in marine repair processes using electron beam technology, Dr Sun Zheng has published over 100 papers in international journals and conference proceedings.

Pre-registration for the course is necessary. Seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Please register before 26 March 2010

Registration Fee
SMS Member: S$428.00 (inclusive of 7% GST and after 20% discount) per participant
Non SMS Member: S$535.00 (inclusive of 7% GST) per participant.
(Fee inclusive of course material, buffet dinner (halal) and refreshments).

Certificates of participation will be issued to participants with at least 75% attendance.

SIMTech members enjoy 20% discount, terms and conditions apply. (Limited to 2 participants for Category I members, and 4 participants for Category II members). Companies which join SMS now enjoy a complimentary TIP seat.


- SMS Membership:
Devi at 6793 8388 or email for more details.

- Course technical enquiry:
Dr Sun Zheng, Email:; Tel: 6793 8594



- Registration enquiry:
Ms Abby Tan, Email:; Tel: 6793 8512