High-speed welding technology developer K-TIG (ASX: KTG) has signed on as a formal member of the UK’s Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.
The company, whose technology has proven effective in nuclear container fabrication, cemented years of collaboration with the signing.
The signig took place in Sheffield, UK.
The Nuclear AMRC is made up of government, industry and academic partners and focuses on advanced technologies used in nuclear operation and decommissioning.
K-TIG will provide the Nuclear AMRC with an upgrade of its K-TIG 1000 welding system to the latest configuration to allow its use in R&D work.
The K-TIG welding technology has been adopted by nuclear fabricators in the UK and the US.
Nuclear materials are increasingly stored in K-TIG welded containers.
The commercial director of Nuclear AMRC, Sean Eley said: “We see K-TIG as a key industry partner to help address the productivity, cost and quality challenges of jclear waste container fabrication.”
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