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

The Paton Welding Journal 2017 #06
The Paton Welding Journal, 2017, #5-6, 34-36 pages

Computer system for automatic control of arc surfacing processes using electrode wires

I.A. Ryabtsev, V.G. Soloviov, Yu.N. Lankin and A.A. Babinets

E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute, NASU 11 Kazimir Malevich Str., 03680, Kiev, Ukraine. E-mail:
A computer system for automatic control of processes of arc surfacing by electrode wires was developed. The use of a computer system in the appropriate surfacing equipment enables the operator to perform selection of arc surfacing method (under flux, with open arc or in shielding gases); selection of the type of electrode material, its grade and dimensions; to set, automatically maintain, control and record the set parameters of surfacing modes of a part, providing the necessary operational properties and geometric dimensions of deposited layers. With the accumulation of relevant databases on surfacing of parts of different purpose, dimensions and configuration, the use of the developed computer control system will significantly improve the efficiency of arc surfacing processes. 9 Ref., 4 Figures.
Keywords: arc surfacing, automation of surfacing processes, surfacing technology, computer systems for surfacing control, surfacing power consumption
Received:                03.04.17
Published:               06.07.17
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