2019 №07 (09) DOI of Article
2019 №07 (02)

The Paton Welding Journal 2019 #07
TPWJ, 2019, #7, 2-6 pages
Journal                    The Paton Welding Journal
Publisher                 International Association «Welding»
ISSN                      0957-798X (print)
Issue                       #7, 2019 (July)
Pages                      2-6

Study of pulsed arc processes at periodic switching of volt-ampere characteristics of arc power source

G.A. Tsybulkin
E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NAS of Ukraine 11 Kazimir Malevich Str., 03150, Kyiv, Ukraine. E-mail: office@paton.kiev.ua

The article discusses the pulsed arc processes carried out by periodic switching of the volt-ampere characteristics of the arc power source having different slope. At the same time, the commutation of the mentioned characteristics itself is realized not forcedly, but automatically based on the information about the current state of the system «power source–arc». The main aim is to find out how effective is this method of gas-shielded pulsed arc welding with consumable electrode. The article presents the results of theoretical investigations and computer modelling of self-oscillating processes, occurring in the system under consideration. A formula was derived for a preliminary evaluation of the pulse repetition rate of the welding current. By varying the value of a certain parameter appearing in this formula, it is possible to set the desired repetition rate of the indicated pulses. 9 Ref., 7 Figures.
Keywords: pulsed arc welding, consumable electrode, switching of volt-ampere characteristics, computer modelling, pulse repetition rate of welding current
Received:                02.04.19
Published:               24.07.19


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