West of England Metals and Materials Association
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About the WEMMA

The WEMMA is affiliated to Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3). It aims to provide a service to all materials professionals in the West of England by organizing talks and events and providing a focus for discussions. WEMMA lectures are accredited for professional development by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. On request, those attending will receive an official Professional Development Certificate for their log. The WEMMA committee is elected at the AGM.


2014-2015 Programme

The 2014-2015 programme will begin on September 9th, 2014 with a talk on wind energy by Dr Gillian Smith of Bristol University.

Past Events

The WEMMA summer event for 2013 was a visit to the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton.

Rolls-Royce Pegasus
Part of the WEMMA group at the Fleet Air Arm Museum
Rolls-Roye Pegasus vectored thrust turbofan

The 2011-2012 programme began on October 2nd, 2011 with a visit to Wavin Plastics and ended on June 16th, 2012 with a visit to Steam - Swindon

North Star Locomotive
The North Star locomotive at Steam - Swindon

To conclude its 2011-2012 programme, the WEMMA witnessed craft glass-making at Bristol Blue Glassworks

Glassmaking Glassmaking
Glassmaking demonstration Glassmaking talk