Nelson Mandela University South Africa |

Port Elizabeth

Keywords related to the available technology.
Friction welding Welding Manufacturing
Overview: 

The project aims to evaluate and design equipment required for repairing holes in primarily Power generation and Petro-Chemical components, using friction hydro pillar process (FHPP), which with the WeldCore® process currently relies on a ligament to build the repair weld. Industries in the current target market have expressed concern in the event of an unplanned through hole in their components during a typical WeldCore® application; this development will directly address this concern.

What is the technology owner looking for? E.g. collaboration, investment, sales, etc.
Collaboration Distribution Investment Manufacturing
The industry(s) relevant to the technology. Which industries can benefit from this technology?
Manufacture of basic iron and steel, basic precious and non-ferrous metals; and casting of metals
The Technology Readiness Level of the available technology. For more information on the Technology Readiness Levels, please follow the link: Technology Readiness Levels
Technology readiness level 5
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