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Training and Examinations

Hot Gas and Extrusion Welding


The understanding of welding is essential for those
involved in the fabrication of structures from plastic
materials

The practical sessions involve hot gas and extrusion


welding of PE or PP sheet

Injection welding (duration: 1 day)

Suitable for individuals that are using, or considering


using, an injectiweld and wish to learn how to operate
this correctly and safely
The course is predominantly practical based

Tailored training courses


The training and certification available from TWI provides
guidance and best practice on how to successfully carry out
the manual processes of hot gas, extrusion and injection
welding. All courses involve a mixture of classroom and
practical sessions.

Standard training courses


Hot gas appreciation (duration: 1 day)

Suitable for those with little or no experience of hot gas


welding and wishing to understand the basics of the
process and how to operate the equipment safely
This course is predominantly practical based

Hot gas and extrusion welding (duration: 2 days)

Suitable for those wishing to carry out hot gas welding


on a regular basis
Includes an introduction to common thermoplastics joint
preparation, welding procedure, process control, defects
and how to avoid them, inspection and testing and
health and safety

Extrusion welding (duration: 2 days)

Suitable for individuals with some experience of the


hot gas process, wishing to develop their skills in the
complementary process of extrusion welding. The course
includes an introduction to common thermoplastics, joint
preparation, welding procedure

TWI also offers welder training tailored to your company needs,


i.e. using specific materials or equipment, or relating to a particular
type of fabrication.

Examinations

TWI offers CSWIP certification in Hot Gas and Extrusion


Welding techniques, including certification to EN 13067
Approval testing of plastics welders.

Categories of certification

Hot gas, round nozzle welding of PVC - category 1.1


Hot gas, speed nozzle welding of PVC sheet - category
1.2
Hot gas, speed nozzle welding of PP sheet - category 2.1
Hot gas, speed nozzle welding of PE sheet - category 3.1
Hot gas, speed nozzle welding of PVDF sheet - category
4.1
Hot gas, speed nozzle welding of ECTFE, FEP or PFA
sheet category - category 5.1
Continuous extrusion welding of PP sheet - category 2.2
Continuous extrusion of PE sheet - category 3.2

Venue

All training courses and examinations can be carried out at


customers premises* or at various locations around the UK.
* subject to requirements, please ask for details.

To discuss your requirements or to book a course, please contact:


Scott Andrews - TWI Ltd
Tel: +44 (0)1223 899569 E-mail: scott.andrews@twi.co.uk Website: www.twitraining.com
Granta Park, Great Abington, Cambridge CB21 6AL, United Kingdom
TWI Ltd, Granta Park, Great Abington, Cambridge CB21 6AL, UK Tel: +44 (0)1223 899000

Changes in legislation are driving an expansion in demand for plastics welder training and certification.
Recent Work
Fusion Marine
Oban, Scotland
Duration: 3 days
Content: Hot gas and extrusion welding

Training and CSWIP examination
Steven Divers - Operations Manager commented: Investment
in staff training and development is key to our business.
Our products work in some extreme environments so it is
important we maintain a high standard of fabrication techniques
Specialist Welding Services
Isle of Lewis, UK
Duration: 1 week
Content: Hot gas and extrusion welding of PP and PE
Polypipe Civils
Loughborough, UK
Duration: 2 weeks
Content: Hot gas and extrusion welding of PP and HDPE

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Pipex
Plymouth, UK
Duration: 1 week
Content: Hot gas and extrusion welding of PP and HDPE

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Forbes
Kelso, UK
Duration: 3 days
Content: Hot gas and extrusion welding

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Coteinplast S,A.
Madrid, Spain
Duration: 7 days
Content: Hot gas and extrusion welding of sheet, butt fusion, eletrofusion and socket fusion welding of pipe

Training and CSWIP examinations
TJ Morgan
Cardiff, UK
Duration: 3 days
Content: Hot gas and extrusion welding

Training and CSWIP examinations

To discuss your requirements or to book a course, please contact:


Scott Andrews - TWI Ltd
Tel: +44 (0)1223 899569 E-mail: scott.andrews@twi.co.uk Website: www.twitraining.com
Granta Park, Great Abington, Cambridge CB21 6AL, United Kingdom

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Tame Plastics
Tamworth, UK
Duration: 3 days
Content: Hot gas and extrusion welding

Training and CSWIP examinations