Howarth Lloyds Register (committee)
Moran Cathelco (guest)
Barraclough Commtech Associates
Chris Baxter Outokumpu (guest)
Peter Cutler NI
Phil Dent - Bodycote
John Fowler Rolls Royce
Jagath Mawella - MoD (DPA)
Robin Oakley QinetiQ
Len Phillips Weir Pumps
KM Europa Metal
Apologies having been received from the Chairman (Clive Tuck, Meighs),
the meeting was chaired by David Howarth (Lloyds Register) who opened the
meeting, held in conjunction with IMarEST.
The Secretariat presented the list and topics of forthcoming meetings.
She also reminded the membership that CPD certificates were available
after the meeting for those who wished to use these meetings to build up their
CPD portfolio. Most members had now paid their 2004 subscriptions, and
financial statements were available for those who wanted one.
1.2 MCF Company Sponsored Project Update: Oct 04. The Chairman read out the following update:
multi-company sponsored project has been set up by the Marine Corrosion Forum
with Leeds University to commence later this month. The subject will be an
investigation to determine the influence of key environmental factors on
erosion/corrosion of a variety of marine engineering alloys specified for use
under high flow rate conditions.
companies are currently involved: DSTL, Lloyds, Langley Alloys, MOD Sea
Technology Group, Noel Village, Weir Engineering Services and Weir Pumps.
Anne Neville will be the University supervisor and a student has been identified
who is currently finishing an MSc degree at Imperial College.
meeting has been arranged for representatives of the companies involved to meet
with Anne and the student to outline details of the project. This will take
place on Friday 19th November at Leeds.
If any other company is interested in joining this project, please
contact the Secretariat.
2.1 Problems on Corrosion in Marine Piping Systems,
Jian-Zhong Zhang & David Howarth (Lloyds Register EMEA)
2.2 Keynote Lecture: Corrosion Management, Derek Milliams (Advanced Corrosion Management Services Ltd)
3.1 John Fowler (Rolls Royce) had recently attended an excellent meeting and had sent the following details:
' Magnesium and marine applications are not usually mentioned in the same breath, but the push for lightweight fuel efficient vessels means that radical approaches to material selection must be applied, particularly in Naval vessels. Magnesium Elektron in Manchester have developed a new material Elektron 21 which could result in significant weight reductions in some marine engineering applications.'
Nick Jeal from Magnesium-Elektron had
agreed to give the same presentation to the MCF in January 05.
TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS (part 2):
Vagaries of Corrosion Testing,
Phil Dent & Chris Fowler (Bodycote Materials Testing)
4.2 Modelling of Marine Cathodic Protection Systems, David Tighe-Ford (Royal Military College, Cranfield University)
The Chairman closed the meeting at approx. 3:45 pm
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