TPT March 2023

CONTENTS 2 Editorial index 6 Industry news 7 Diary of tube events 26 Technology news 40 Tube welding machines and technology 68 Advertisers index


Rory McBride

Design & production Lisa Wright

Sales & marketing

Jason Smith UK, ROW, USA, Canada, S. America, Germany, Italy,

Austria, Switzerland Tel: +44 1926 834684

Linda Li 中国大陆,台湾, 香港以及远东地区销售代表 Tel: +44 1926 834685

Andy Penny Worldwide Tel: +44 1926 834688

Advertising co-ordinator

Liz Hughes


Louise Jennings

Accounts manager

Louise Jennings


John C Hogg

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