The Effects of the Arc Pressure Variation on the Penetration by the filler Wire Feed Rate in Pulsed TIG Welding

펄스 TIG용접에서 필러 와이어 송급속도에 따른 아크압력 변동이 용입에 미치는 영향

  • 조상명 (부경대학교 신소재공학부 소재프로세스공학전공) ;
  • 김진우 (볼보건설기계코리아(주) 생산기술팀 자동화기술파트)
  • Published : 2004.02.01

Abstract

In the standpoint of the arc pressure, the effects of the filler wire feed rate on the penetration was investigated in this study. The pure Ar gas was used as a shield gas and the parameters investigated were the welding current and the filler wire feed rate. By making the experiment on the arc pressure, we could know that the arc pressure was fluctuated as the depth-into-arc of the tungsten rod. Instead of the filler wire, the tungsten rod was supplied into the molten pool to make this experiment. Because the filler wire melted in arc and then we couldn't measure the arc pressure. So, the tungsten rod - the highest melting point - was used. According to the depth-into-arc of the tungsten rod, the arc pressure could be measured by using the manometer. It was proved that the arc pressure got higher as the wire feed rate was slow. It is reported the arc pressure is proportion to welding voltage and the square of welding current. But, in the filler wire TIG welding, we could blow that arc pressure was fluctuated as the depth-into-arc of filler wire was changed. We could measure the arc pressure by the variation of the filler wire feed rate and could verify that it affected bead shape and penetration.

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