The Paton Welding Journal, 2011, #5, 35-39 pages
MANUFACTURE OF OUTSTANDING THICK-WALLED CONSTRUCTIONS
E. ENGINDENIZ1, E. KAPLAN2, E. GANIOGLU2, F. YUKSEL2, N. BAYEZID2 and R. ROSERT1
Istanbul, Gemlik, Turkey
Manufacture of specific elements up to a unit weight of 1000 t, used in current refinery projects, is presented. Constructions of the highest apartment and office tower in Moscow, Russia, as well as the football stadium «Shakhtar» in Donetsk, Ukraine, are described. In addition to the specific welding procedure variants, logistic issues during transport and assembly are discussed.
arc welding, welded structures, thick-walled sheets, multi-pass welding, flux-cored wires, efficiency of welding process, unique constructions