Avtomaticheskaya Svarka (Automatic Welding), #10, 2017, pp. 35-42
Modeling thermomechanical processes in welding high-tech plastics with embedded element
R.V. Kolesnik, M.V. Yurzhenko, N.G. Korab, A.A. Shadrin and Yu.V. Litvinenko
E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NAS of Ukraine
11 Kazimir Malevich Str., 03150, Kiev, Ukraine. E-mail: email@example.com
Heat-resistant polymers are ever wider applied in aerospace, automotive and other industries. For the process of thermopastics welding it is important to study temperature distribution inside the overlap welded joint. In this work thermal and deformation processes in welding with embedded element of sheet samples from high-tech heat-resistant polymer ZEDEX ZX-410 based on polyetherimide, were modeled. Melting temperature and polymer material destruction temperature were the criteria for optimization of process parameters. Good correlation is shown for modeling results and experimental data obtained both from thermal studies of the process of welded joints formation, and mechanical testing of the formed welded joints. 9 Ref., 12 Figures.
welding with embedded element, high-tech polymers, modeling, testing
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