Dear Colleagues,

“The Paton Welding Journal” #08_2023 will be freely distributed from 11 to 15 September during the exhibition SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN 2023, Messe Essen, Norbertstrasse 2, Essen, Germany at the stand of the Paton Welding Institute: Hall 8 Stand 8B29.1.
You can also order this issue of the Journal in electronic form for free.
Send applications to E-mail: journal@paton.kiev.ua
Contents of the issue

2016 №07 (05) DOI of Article
2016 №07 (07)

The Paton Welding Journal 2016 #07
The Paton Welding Journal, 2016, #7, 32-36 pages

Control of mechanical properties of high-strength steels through optimized welding processes

M. Fiedler, A. Plozner, B. Rutzinger and W. Scherleitner

Fronius International GmbH, 1 Froniusplaz, А-4600, Wels, Austria. E-mail: Scherleitner.Wolfgang@fronius.com
Time of cooling in the range from 800 to 500 °C is a crucial factor, which determines the properties of welded joints of high-strength steels significantly. In field welding the cooling time t8/5 can be steered by the heat input even at different wall thickness of the base materials used. Modern arc processes with reduced heat input allow, at the same deposition rates, increasing the stability of strength level due to optimized equipment settings. This paper compares the influence of conventional GMAW processes, like short-arc, pulsed-arc ones and new launched processes, on properties of the weld. From this point of view practical conclusions and recommendations can be derived to optimize weld properties. 5 Ref., 5 Figures, 5 Tables.
Keywords: arc welding, high-strength steels, heat input, weld properties
Received:                17.03.16
Published:               02.08.16
  1. Matthes, K.-J., Richter, E. (2008) Schwei?technik Schwei?en von metallischen Konstruktionswerkstoffen.
  2. Artelsmair, J., Bruckner, J., Kazmaier, J. Der CMT-Prozess — Ein neuer Prozess in der Fugetechnik.
  3. Ro?mann, F.-J. Neue Impulse fur kontrolliertes und schnelles Schwei?en.
  4. Rutzinger, B. Influence of the welding process to the dilution rate, of weld overlays on unalloyed steel using the weld consumable ERNiCrMo3 (Alloy 625).
  5. Fiedler, M., Rauch, R., Schnitzer, R. et al. Alform welding system — the world’s first system for high-strength welded structures. In: of 68th IIW Ann. Assembly & Int. Conf. (Helsinki).