Avtomaticheskaya Svarka (Automatic Welding), #6, 2020, pp. 35-39
Geometrical parameters of the brazed seam and its structure in plasma brazing of galvanized steel
S.V. Maksymova, I.V. Zvolinskii, V.V. Yurkiv
E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NAS of Ukraine, 11 Kazymyr Malevych Str., 03150, Kyiv, Ukraine.
The paper presents the results of investigations of brazed joints of 08Yu galvanized steel, produced by welding, arc and plasma
brazing. It is confirmed that in the first case, spattering of the liquid pool metal, zinc evaporation and porosity formation take
place. The influence of energy input on brazed seam parameters was studied in plasma brazing with application of BrKMts 3-1
brazing filler metal. It was found that increase of energy input leads to reduction of face reinforcement height, but promotes
increase of the reverse reinforcement height, that requires a greater amount of brazing filler metal. It was empirically determined
that energy input value in the range of 520 – 590 J/cm ensures producing butt joints of galvanized 08Yu steel with optimum
size of reverse reinforcement. X-ray microprobe analysis showed that high-quality dense welds form in this mode that have the
structure of copper-based solid solution with dispersed inclusions of iron-based phase, enriched in silicon. 11 Ref., 1 Tabl., 9 Fig.
plasma brazing. galvanized steel, brazing filler metal, energy input, weld parameters, structure
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