gtaw welding definition

The effect of welding flame heating on the weld structure and the weld heat affected zone

weld heat affected Zone The welded joint can be divided into three main zones having different micro structures: base metal zone; heat affected zone; and a weld seam weld zone. In gas welding, due to slow heating , the heat affected zone (near- heat zone) is larger than in the case of arc welding . The thermal influence zone has several structural sections caused by the heating temperature in the range of 450-1500 ° C and differing in the shape and structure of the grain. The thermal influence zone consists of the following sections: incomplete fusion overheating normalization incomplete re-crystallization[…]

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