Effect of FCAW Process Parameters on Weld Bead Geometry in Stainless Steel Cladding


Recently automated and / or robotic welding systems have received a great deal of attention because they are highly suitable not only to enhance production rate and quality, but also to decrease cost and time to manufacture for a given product. To get the desired quality welds it is essential to have complete control over the relevant process parameters in order to obtain the required bead geometry. Mathematical models need to be developed to have such control and to make effective use of automated and / or robotic arc welding process.

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V. Kumar and N. Murugan, "Effect of FCAW Process Parameters on Weld Bead Geometry in Stainless Steel Cladding," Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterization and Engineering, Vol. 10 No. 9, 2011, pp. 827-842. doi: 10.4236/jmmce.2011.109064.

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