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2016 №06 (08) DOI of Article
2016 №06 (10)

The Paton Welding Journal 2016 #06
The Paton Welding Journal, 2016, #5-6, 56-58 pages

New optical observing system in series electron beam guns

V.A. Kramarenko, V.M. Nesterenkov And V.I. Zagornikov

E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute, NASU 11 Kazimir Malevich Str., 03680, Kiev, Ukraine. E-mail: office@paton.kiev.ua

Different approaches were studied for welded butt observing in the vacuum chambers under conditions of intensive deposition. The results of development of new optical system suitable for application in industrially applied guns of ELA 60/60 type are given. The system differs by simplicity and possibility of wide application of standard assemblies. The system will find commercial application due to completeness of set, high functionality and simplicity. 3 Ref., 6 Figures.

Keywords: electron beam welding, electron beam gun, welded butt observing, optical system, optics protection, difficult-to-reach welding places

Received:                11.04.16
Published:               19.07.16


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