2019 №03 (04) DOI of Article
2019 №03 (06)

The Paton Welding Journal 2019 #03
The Paton Welding Journal, 2019, #3, 27-33 pages
Journal The Paton Welding Journal
Publisher International Association «Welding»
ISSN 0957-798X (print)
Issue #3, 2019 (March)
Pages 27-33

Application of flux-cored wires at surfacing, remelting and in metallurgy

Yu.M. Kuskov

E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NAS of Ukraine 11 Kazimir Malevich Str., 03150, Kyiv, Ukraine. E-mail:

The paper presents the history of flux-cored wires appearance and their application as remelted material, both in micrometallurgy (surfacing), and in large-scale metallurgy (electroslag remelting and foundry). Features of technological processes with flux-cored wire application in each of the considered branches are shown. At present technologies ensuring improvement of metal quality in foundry are developing the most actively. Prospects for flux-cored wires application in surfacing from the viewpoint of improvement of their production technology and development of new compositions of deposited metal have largely been exhausted. Technologies of surfacing in a current-supplying mould have certain potential for a wider application, particularly in the field of producing composite layers. Electroslag remelting of metal, as in the years of its development, is mainly focused on producing ingots of a large mass and diameter with application of monolithic electrodes of a large cross-section. 37 Ref., 1 Table, 5 Figures.
Keywords: flux-cored wire, arc surfacing, electroslag remelting, ladle treatment
Received: 12.11.18
Published: 11.04.19


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