2017 №10 (06) DOI of Article
2017 №10 (08)

Automatic Welding 2017 #10
Avtomaticheskaya Svarka (Automatic Welding), #10, 2017, pp. 57-61

Sanitary-hygienic characteristic of the process of nonconsumable electrode argon-arс welding of 1201 and 1460 aluminium alloys

A.O. Lukyanenko1, T.M. Labur1, A.G. Poklyatsky1, V.A. Kuleshov1 and R.Baich. Darko2

1E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NAS of Ukraine 11 Kazimir Malevich Str., 03150, Kiev, Ukraine. E-mail: office@paton.kiev.ua
2University of Montenegro, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Podgorica
The work presents the results of studying harmful substances in the air, released during nonconsumable electrode argon-arc welding of 1201 (Al–Cu–Mn) and 1460 (Al–Cu–Li) aluminium alloys. The objective of this work is performance of sanitary-hygienic assessment of the nature of aerosol and gas evolution from these alloys, in order to ensure favourable sanitary-hygienic working conditions for welders. It is shown that for 1460 alloy with lithium the intensity of welding aerosol formation is 1.5 times higher, and ozone concentration exceeds the maximum admissible concentration 3–4 times in the same welding modes. 13 Ref., 4 Tables, 5 Figures.
Keywords: aluminium-lithium alloys, nonconsumable electrode arc welding, labour safety, harmful substances, welding aerosols
Received:                06.09.17
Published:               13.11.17
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