Ultra High-Pressure Machinery & Technology
Your 2 presenters for this seminar are:
Speaker 1: Ian Blevin – WOMA
Topics: This presentation will provide a brief insight in to the world of Hydroblasting, Hydro demolition & Hydro cutting focusing on the following lead points;
Ian Blevin Bio:
Ian, based in Perth, Western Australia, is Managing Director of WOMA (Australia) Pty Ltd and All-Ways Training Services Pty Ltd (RTO: 91523), both leading technology providers to Industry. Ian is a graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, of Manchester and Murdoch Universities and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He holds Masters Degrees in Business and Environment and various industrial qualifications including a Certificate IV in Training & Assessment.
Ian has specialist skills in the areas of Pressure & Vacuum Pumping, and Explosion Protection solutions and their application across key industrial sectors including infrastructure, construction, energy, material handling, defence, marine, shipping, petro-chemical and resources industries including oil & gas and mining. His interface in these areas was as a Contractor and more recently over the last 16 years as a consultant and manufacturer.
Speaker 2: Athol Gooden – BlastOne
Topics: The design and development of robotic UHP tools for cleaning and surface preparation of steel
Athol Gooden Bio:
Athol Gooden is the Waterjet Product Manager at BlastOne and has been involved in the Surface Preparation and Corrosion Control industry for over 40 years. For the past 23 years he has had a specific focus on the use of Ultra High Pressure (UHP) Waterjet blasting for surface preparation, and has worked with contractors and facility owners to advise on the design and to provide solutions for more efficient and productive ways of removing corrosion and old coatings using UHP water.
More recently this has including involvement in the design and evaluation of robotic tooling to assist with these previous manual tasks in view of keeping operators out of harm’s way.
Includes networking drinks and canapes.