ETD to Host Training Course and International Seminar This Month

ETD to Host Training Course and International Seminar This Month


The European Technology Development (ETD) will host a two-day training course on P91+P92 steels for industry engineers from 21-22 May, followed by a two-day international seminar on 'New Materials' (P91, P92, P23, P24) from 23-24 May. Both are being held at the Institute of Materials (IOM3), central London, UK.

International seminar on 'New Materials' (P91, P92, P23, P24), (23-24 May)

The programme for this event has now been updated and can be viewed at:

The seminar is focused on industry experience and related R&D. Topics covered include: manufacture, fabrication / welding / weld repairs, quality checks, cracking, failures in both base load and cyclic power plant (creep-fatigue interaction), stress corrosion cracking, inspection, monitoring and more importantly latest developments in integrity / life assessment issues.

Developments beyond P92 are also covered, which should be of interest to those wishing to stay ahead of others. Industry represented in the seminar presentations includes: E.ON (UK and Germany), Electricite de France, Electrabel, Rafako, Alstom, Doosan, Goodwin, Idemitsu, Tenaga Nasional Berhad- Malaysia, TransAlta, Nippon Steel, Sumitomo Metal Corporation + +.

Can you afford to miss this impressive array of industry gathering?

P91 + P92 Training Course (21-22 May 2013)

To make the event even more useful and beneficial, the above seminar will be preceded by the ETD's popular two-day training course (8th in the series) on P91 and P92. This will help attendees familiarise themselves with the fundamentals leading to details of these relatively new steels and potential problems associated with them before they attend the seminar to hear the new findings and developments.

In a systematic and detailed manner, the course will cover issues such as: quality control and assurance of material supply for new build plant, experience with the use of these steels, NDE for damage detection and assessment, welding and welded component behaviour, heat treatment issues, steam side oxidation and integrity / life assessment.

The last issue is particularly important for plant owners and operators as life assessment issues of high Cr martensitic steels are quite different from those of the traditional low alloy steels. Plant manufacturers and operators will find information in this area of much help and benefit. The full course programme can be found at the ETD website: