Technical output

IIW Working Units

Focus areas of the 18 Technical Working Units can be divided generally into Processes, Structural Integrity and Industrial Applications, and Human Factors.

The Working Units operate as ‘think tanks’ and engines for technical progress, focusing on current challenges in industry and research, and developing technical output to proactively support these needs

One of the tremendous strengths of the IIW is the opportunity for seamless cooperation between the different focus groups, drawing together a broad spectrum of relevant experts from around the world to focus on particular issues.

C-I Additive Manufacturing, Surfacing, and Thermal Cutting

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C-II Arc welding and Filler Metals

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C-III Resistance Welding, Solid State Welding and Allied Joining Process

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C-IV Power Beam Processes

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C-V NDT and Quality Assurance of Welded Products

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C-VI Terminology

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C-VII Microjoining and Nanojoining

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C-VIII Health, safety and environment

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C-IX Behaviour of Metals Subjected to Welding

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C-X Structural Performances of Welded Joints - Fracture Avoidance

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C-XI Pressure Vessels, Boilers and Pipelines

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C-XII Arc Welding Processes and Production Systems

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C-XIII Fatigue of Welded Components and Structures

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C-XIV Education and Training

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C-XV Design, Analysis, and Fabrication of Welded Structures

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C-XVI Polymer Joining and Adhesive Technology

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C-XVII Brazing, Soldering and Diffusion Bonding

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C-XVIII Quality Management in Welding and Allied Processes

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