NEW ZEALAND BRANCH
AUGUST 2010 Volume 53, Issue 7 - Online: www.corrosion.com.au
YoUNG CoRRoSioN pRofESSioNAL REGiSTRATioN foR THE ACA
(YCp) NETWoRk EvENT CoRRoSioN & pREvENTioN 2010
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Date: 25th August 2010 If you have any questions about registration, please don’t
hesitate to contact Renee Meredith on +61 8 8125 2201or
Venue: The Drake, 2 Drake Street, freemans Bay,
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Transport: Plenty of parking and the link bus runs
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Complimentary beer / wine & nibbles
Does your job bring you in contact with corrosion or its REfRESHER CoURSE
prevention? The Young Corrosion Professionals (YCP)
Members who wish to maintain their ACA Coating
was established to assist people within corrosion affected
Inspector Certification that is about to reach its expiry
industries to connect, learn and grow.
date, or has already expired, are advised to register
The YCP is supported by the ACA NZ which is coordinated by their interest without delay.
a voluntary committee, and is an independent, not-for-profit
A one day “refresher” course with exam has been scheduled
to be held at the Environmental Training Centre at 138 Hutt
Our aims: Park Rd in Lower Hutt on 10th August with Willie Mandeno
Connect – through organised social functions & activities as the Instructor but is likely to be postponed until mid 2011
(such as this one) unless some interest is urgently confirmed.
Learn – via information sessions, networking events with The discounted cost to ACA Members is A$550 (no GST
likeminded individuals and other development activities is payable). Non-members are welcome, but must pay
Grow – professionally and technically A$680.
ACANZ would like to gratefully acknowledge this month’s sponsor…
Australasian Corrosion Association inc.
NEW ZEALAND BRANCH AUGUST 2010 NEWSLETTER
WELLiNGToN WiND SCULpTURE:
A corrosion control case study
Te n y e a r s a n d $ 7 5 0 , 0 0 0
later, Wellington’s Meridian
wind sculpture series is
finally complete. Sculptor Phil
Dadson’s “Akau Tangi” has
been unveiled on Cobham Dr,
Evans Bay, taking its place alongside the four other pieces
in the series. Akau Tangi consists of ten striped, 16-sided
A Gulfstream G550 at the steel columns each supporting a conical-shaped, colour
2007 MAKS airshow co-ordinated kinetic sculptural element which positions itself
according to the wind direction.
After several prototypes, testing of the final form was
CApiTAL CoRRoSioN AND undertaken at Pukekohe raceway to simulate the stresses
THE JACkSoN JET and strains the cones would be subjected to in the harbour.
Right from the outset it was known that the columns were to
Sir Peter Jackson’s new private jet (a $68M Gulfstream be installed in and near the sea on the Wellington waterfront,
G550) is to be kept in Melbourne, due to a shortage of which is a very harsh environment.
hangars at Wellington Airport.
To manufacture the columns in stainless steel was not
The Dominion Post on 23 July reported an industry source financially viable, so a more cost effective solution with
on the need to protect the jet from salty air who said, “You the required durability properties was investigated. CSP
can’t leave aeroplanes parked out in the open at Wellington. Pacific manufactured the 16-sided steel Oclyte™ columns
It doesn’t take long for corrosion to set in.” It is hoped that in one fully enclosed piece, except for two small openings
Boeings and Airbuses regularly parked there have better which were used to hot dip galvanise the columns inside
protective coatings. and out.
Once the galvanising was completed the openings were
welded closed, entirely sealing the inside of the columns.
To ensure the best protection for the columns, Oclyte Tuff
Website of the Month Coat™ a 100% solids, high build polyurethane elastomer
coating specifically engineered to add corrosion protection
to galvanised columns, was used to completely coat the
two columns fully installed in the sea, and the base of the
columns not submerged in seawater.
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Australasian Corrosion Association inc.
NEW ZEALAND BRANCH AUGUST 2010 NEWSLETTER
NZ ELECTRoLYSiS CoMMiTTEE MEMBER pRofiLE
UpDATE introducing Michael Williams
The NZ Electrolysis (Establishment) Committee is pleased
to announce that it has issued the first NZEC report. In this Michael Williams came from a farming
report the Committee sets out the key topics and issues that family on the East Coast north of
it will focus on as it works toward producing a plan for setting Gisborne. Having left school in 1973,
up the permanent NZ Electrolysis Committee. The report is he remained involved in the agricultural
available from the NZEC page of the ACA website. industry on the home farm and others,
undertaking various farming tasks
Anyone interested in the NZEC is encouraged to visit the from shearing, droving, mustering,
NZEC web page via the link on the ACA home page, www. fencing, bulldozer driving, crushing
corrosion.com.au, or contact the chairman, Mark Sigley via scrub and track making.
He spent nearly 10 years as a trade shearer up and down
the North Island’s east coast and in Southland, as well as
in England and Scotland. In 1976 he studied Agriculture
at Massey University, Palmerston North. In the autumn of
1979 he and a colleague drove a mob of 650 head of mixed
WELDiNG of STAiNLESS STEEL 18-month and two-year steers from Ruatoria around East
Cape to Opotiki, via Taneatua and Matata up to Rotorua, via
the Mamaku Ranges and Matamata through to Morrinsville.
one-day Seminar presented by world This trip took 3 months. They had a horse each and 14 dogs
authority Dr Damian kotecki between them to manage such a large mob along the many
then-unfenced roads, highways and railway lines.
He left for England in 1982, spending time either travelling
around Europe or working in the construction and agricultural
sectors. He gained a London City and Guilds in Carpentry
and Joinery in 1988, and was running up to 12 builders on
large building sites while in central London for a property
development business. He and Sarah were married in July
1989 and returned to New Zealand in 1993, where their two
children have since been born. He was self employed again
in the building sector in Auckland as a carpenter, then in
1998 moved into sales in the joinery industry.
He took up a role with Dulux Protective Coatings in 2004
as a technical account manager. In nearly six years he
has worked in coating sales, and had technical and project
management roles. His responsibilities included promoting
the brand, liaising with industry peers and specifiers, writing
coating specifications and assisting others with technical
and project related issues.
A Seminar will be held in October 2010 throughout NZ In 2007 he gained a Protective Coatings Quality Control
(organised by HERA & NZSSDA) that addresses correct certificate in the inaugural ACA course run in Auckland, and
handling, avoiding contamination, pickling, passivation, in February 2009 wrote and submitted an article entitled
housekeeping and other issues within the context of ‘Primers for Steel’ to the Steel Construction of New Zealand,
stainless steel welding metallurgy. SCNZ – Steel Advisor.
In June 2010, Michael joined Syntech Distributors Ltd,
The full range of stainless steels is covered in the Seminar Surface Preparation Specialists in Auckland as a Technical
content, as well as processes and consumables including Sales Specialist. He is currently involved in sales of
covered electrodes, submerged arc wires and fluxes, gas Syntech products and services. “Surface preparation
tungsten arc wires and gases and flux cored arc electrodes is indelibly linked to the coatings industry I have come
and gases. from, and learning a new product range and capability is
A brochure giving details on the Welding of Stainless Steel very motivating” he says. He is currently Chairman of the
Seminar is attached. Auckland Committee of the ACA NZ.
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Australasian Corrosion Association inc.
NEW ZEALAND BRANCH JULY 2010 NEWSLETTER
GHD’s CoRRoSioN MANAGEMENT SERviCES
GHD’s Materials Technology Group aims to apply state of the • Integrated design including electrical hazard analysis.
art knowledge of the behaviour of materials in combination
Some of the Materials Technology Group’s achievements
with analytical capabilities and engineering judgement to
include • Introduction of the first CP systems to reinforced
provide cost effective independent professional advice on:
concrete in Australia and Hong Kong, and CP development
• Design and specification of materials appropriate for their in the Middle East region
intended service life, environment and loads
• Design, inspection of installation, commissioning and
• Engineering and asset management to achieve the design audit to confirm acceptable performance of one of the
life of structures/plant and their construction materials world’s largest CP systems to a reinforced concrete marine
structure (Kwai Chung container terminal)
• Engineering of remedial measures for deteriorated
structures appropriate to their operating requirements and • CP design for the world’s tallest building (Burj Dubai)
intended future service life. foundations and raft
Long history of Cathodic Protection • CP design for Sydney Opera House
GHD’s Materials Technology Group has been actively • Over 50 published papers and conference presentations
involved with research and development of cathodic on the subject of CP.
protection (CP) systems since the early 1980s.
GHD’s Electrical Hazard Analysis
GHD has pioneered technological developments from
GHD has developed a holistic approach to Low Frequency
concept design to asset management of installed systems
Induction (LFI) mitigation that fully recognises the
of CP to reinforced concrete and steel, and has been at the
interdependence and relationships between voltage
forefront of this developing technology for over 20 years.
mitigation, pipeline and coating characteristics, and
GHD encompasses all aspects of Cathodic protection for cathodic protection design.
steel and concrete including
This approach reduces voltage mitigation analysis costs
• Design, Specification and commissioning and turn around time, while simultaneously facilitating
confidence in CP design in a way that reduces risks
• Corrosion monitoring and stray current measurement
associated with electrical hazards and inefficient CP
• CP Audits, performance monitoring and maintenance
To find out more about GHD’s services please contact
GHD Auckland on 09 2611 400 or Sean Ryder on 09
• Coating defect surveys (DCVG) 2611 485 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ACA NZ BRANCH COMMITTEE AND OFFICERS 2010
President Andreas Gabriel A.Gabriel@felix-research.co.nz (09) 835 4621 (021) 708 009
Secretary John Duncan email@example.com (04) 238 1386 (027) 545 7762
Treasurer Bill Koelman firstname.lastname@example.org (04) 970 3806 (027) 499 7138
Membership Michael Williams email@example.com (09) 820 2121 (021) 660 099
Education Willie Mandeno firstname.lastname@example.org (04) 471 7251 (027) 440 2580
Technical Ron Berry Ron@Corrosion.co.nz 0800 300 338 (021) 990 550
Mark Sigley email@example.com (09) 539 7439 (021) 220 7439
Editor Les Boulton firstname.lastname@example.org (09) 419 8451 (021) 478 300
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REG STRAT ON STAIINLESS STEEL IIN NEW ZEALAND
STA NLESS STEEL N NEW ZEALAND October 2010
Complete the details below and return to HERA The food and dairy industry, the largest sector of New
Fax: 09 262 2856, Email: email@example.com
Telephone: 09 262 2885, Web: www.hera.org.nz
Zealand economy, is heavily reliant on stainless steel as the
material for processing plant and equipment.
Welding of Stainless
In 2008, according to Statistics NZ, almost 24,000 tonne of Steels
VENUE – PLEASE TIICK
VENUE – PLEASE T CK stainless steel hot-rolled plates and bars and 131 ton of
stainless steel welding consumables were imported into NZ.
□ Auckland 18 October 2010
1--Day Semiinarr wiitth worrlld autthorriitty
1 Day Sem na w h wo d au ho y
It is reasonable to assume that the most of this steel is
□ Hamilton 19 October subject to the fabrication process involving welding. It is Drr Damiian Kotteckii
D Dam an Ko eck
□ Palmerston North 21 October critical that the manufacturing process optimises the
□ Christchurch 27 October corrosion performance of the material through best practice
cutting, welding and post weld treatment.
Venues to be advised
HERA in association with NZ Stainless Steel Development
Surname : Association invited Dr Damian Kotecki, one of the world’s
leading experts on stainless steel fabrication, to share his
First Name : valuable knowledge with our industry.
This seminar will outline key principles and differences to
Organisation : assist fabricators to meet the challenges of the near future.
Do not miss this opportunity!
SEMIINAR FEES ((GST iincll))
SEM NAR FEES GST nc
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Members Ordinary, Associate,
Email : __________________________________________ Affiliate SCNZ, CBIP,
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$295* $345 $395 $445
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Please debit: □ Visa □ Mastercard Fees include coffee/tea, lunch and course notes
Card number: *) Thanks to the special sponsorship of NZSSDA. For
NZSSDA membership please email: firstname.lastname@example.org In Association with
Name on card:
Persons enrolled who wish to cancel must do so in writing. Up to fourteen
Expiry date : ____________________________ days prior to a module a 10% administration deduction fee applies.
Between seven to fourteen days prior, a 50% deduction applies, less than
Signature: ____________________________ seven days no refund applies.
IINTERNATIIONAL EXPERT SPEAKER
NTERNAT ONAL EXPERT SPEAKER SEMIINAR CONTENT
SEM NAR CONTENT SEMIINAR TIIMETABLE
SEM NAR T METABLE
Dr Damian Kotecki has This seminar addresses correct handling, avoiding 08:45 Registration
enjoyed a 45 year career contamination, pickling, passivation, housekeeping and other
09:00 - 12:45 Session 1
in welding, from hands-on issues within the context of welding metallurgy. The full range
welding training, through of stainless steels is covered in the Seminar content, as well 12:45 - 13:30 Lunch
university education and as processes and consumables including covered electrodes, 13:30 - 17:00 Session 2
teaching, to professional submerged arc wires and fluxes, gas tungsten arc wires and
experiences at Battelle gases and flux cored arc electrodes and gases. 17:00 Close
Memorial Institute. He SEMIINAR OUTLIINE WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
worked for 18 years with SEM NAR OUTL NE
The Lincoln Electric Company USA where he was I. Introduction to stainless steels – a brief history Personnel: Materials Engineers, Corrosion Engineers,
Technical Director for Stainless and High Alloy II. Welding of martensitic stainless steels Designers, Specifiers, Consultants, Production
Product Development in the company's A. Typical industrial alloys Managers, Maintenance Managers, Welding Engineers
Consumable R&D Department. B. Metallurgical features affecting welding and Supervisors, QA Managers, Consumers, Educators,
C. Welding procedures Technical Welding Representatives and Stainless Steel
He is an expert in the area of welding metallurgy, Sales people.
III. Welding of ferritic stainless steels
particularly as it relates to stainless steels and Industries: Construction and Food, Fabrication, Tankage,
hardfacing alloys. Dr. Kotecki holds five US A. Typical industrial alloys
B. Metallurgical features affecting welding Naval, Process Plant, Oil and Gas, Offshore,
patents and is the author of more than 60 papers Architectural, Mineral Process, Building, Marine,
and published articles on arc welding science. He C. Welding procedures
IV. Welding of austenitic stainless steels Pressure Equipment, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance,
recently co-authored, with Dr. John Lippold of The Maintenance, Transport, Inspection, Wine, Pulp and
Ohio State University, a textbook on Welding A. Typical industrial alloys
B. Need for ferrite and measurement of Paper,
Metallurgy and Weldability of Stainless Steels.
Dr Kotecki was the President of the American C. Other metallurgical features affecting FURTHER TRAIINIING
FURTHER TRA N NG
Welding Sociality (AWS) 2005 - 06. welding
D. Welding procedures HERA offers the International Welding Specialist (IWS)
He has presented lectures at major technical
V. Welding of duplex stainless steels and AS 2214 Welding Supervisor Course covering
conferences around the world as well as teaching
A. Typical industrial alloys fabrication aspects of stainless steels. Please contact us
tutorial seminars on welding of stainless steels, in
B. Metallurgical features affecting welding for any further information: email: email@example.com,
the USA and in Argentina, Australia, Chile, China,
C. Welding procedures Phone: (09) 262 4849
India and South Africa.
VI. Welding of precipitation hardening stainless
Dr Kotecki has been a continuous participant in steels SEMIINAR PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY
SEM NAR PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY
the activities of the International Institute of A. Typical industrial alloys
Welding (IIW) Commission II Arc Welding and B. Metallurgical features affecting welding
Filler Metals for 32 years. In that role he C. Welding procedures
spearheaded the successful effort to develop VII. Filler metal classifications
physical standards for calibrating instruments for A. AWS and EN ISO systems
ferrite measurement in stainless steel weld metals. B. How to convert good filler metals into
These physical standards are still current today. bad welds