Rafael Gomes Nunes Silva
Graduated in Materials Engineering and Master in Mechanical Engineering - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina - Brazil.

Currently he works as Junior Project Engineer at the Belgium Welding Institute (Belgisch Instituut voor Lastechniek) - Belgium.

With a deep enthusiasm for the science and technology of arc welding and laser material processing, he has international experience in welding processes, metallurgy, physics and automation. During his 9 years of experience, he was in charge for several projects with international companies and research institutes for the development and evaluation of joining, coating and additive manufacturing processes.

Founder and editor of "The Welding Land", Feedspot's Top 15 Materials Science Blogs and New Webpages to Follow in 2020.

Expertise:
👨🏻‍🏭 Welding Processes: GTAW, GMAW, SAW, SMAW, PAW, PTA, LBW and HLAW.
📈 Consultancy Experience: Materials failure analysis, development and evaluation of welding processes.
🗜 Materials and Process Analysis: High speed filming, destructive testing, non destructive testing.
🔬 Microsctrutural Analysis: Optical Microscope (OM), Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) and microhardness analysis.

Please feel free to contact me by email:
rafaelnunes.mat@hotmail.com

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