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AWS Conference to Cover Auto Al Welding

AWS Conference to Cover Auto Al Welding

Friday, September 20, 2002
 
Detroit will host Welding Aluminum for the Automotive Industry, an American Welding Society (AWS) conference slated for December 3-4. The transition from steel to aluminum in auto manufacturing presents many challenges and entails significant changes in current welding processes, note AWS officials in scheduling the conference. Attendees will learn about CO2 and YAG lasers, magnetic-force welding, friction stir welding, hybrid welding and electronic-beam welding. Also covered will be aluminum basics, cleaning aspects, blanking and nondestructive testing. For more information or to register, call 800/443-9353 ext. 449, or visit www.aws.org and click on Conferences.

 

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