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The Paton Welding Journal 2010 #05
TPWJ, 2010, #5, 34-37 pages
 
NARROW-GAP WELDING OF UP TO 110 mm THICK HIGH-STRENGTH TITANIUM ALLOYS


Journal                    The Paton Welding Journal
Publisher                 International Association «Welding»
ISSN                       0957-798X (print)
Issue                       № 5, 2010 (May)
Pages                      34-37
 
 
Authors
S.V. AKHONIN, V.Yu. BELOUS, V.S. ROMANYUK, V.V. STESIN, S.I. VELIKY, A.V. SEMENENKO and A.K. POLISHCHUK

E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute, NASU, Kiev, Ukraine
 
 
Abstract
A method was developed for narrow-gap welding of thick titanium alloys (20-110 mm), having the following advantages: decrease in requirements to edge preparation, reduction of costs for preparatory operations, lowering of angular distortions and residual welding stresses in welded joints, and saving of welding wire and electric power, while ensuring a high quality of the welded joints. Guaranteed fusion of side walls of the groove with the weld is achieved due to application of the controlling transverse alternating magnetic field.
 
 
Keywords: TIG welding, titanium alloys, filler wire, large thickness, narrow gap, controlling magnetic field, edge fusion, structure, mechanical properties
 
 
Received:                ??.??.??
Published:               28.05.10
 
 
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