2014 №06 (02) DOI of Article
2014 №06 (04)

The Paton Welding Journal 2014 #06
TPWJ, 2014, #6-7, 14-21 pages  
Journal                    The Paton Welding Journal
Publisher                 International Association «Welding»
ISSN                       0957-798X (print)
Issue                       № 6-7, 2014 (June-July)
Pages                      14-21
E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute, NASU. 11 Bozhenko Str., 03680, Kiev, Ukraine. E-mail: office@paton.kiev.ua
Main welding-technological properties of pure shielding gases and gas mixtures in consumable and non-consumable welding of different materials were analyzed. It is outlined that knowledge of properties of shielding gas components allows their efficient selection from point of view of welding process optimizing, increase of quality indices and service properties of welded parts, improvement of conditions of work and rise of its efficiency as well as providing of environmental safety of the works. A conclusion is made based on given data that arc method will remain one of the leading technological processes of material joining in the near and far future. 34 Ref., 3 Tables, 3 Figures.
Keywords: arc welding, consumable and non-consumable electrodes, pure gases, compositions of gas mixtures, welding methods, fields of application, materials to be welded
Received:                11.04.14
Published:               28.09.14
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