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Download Citation Behaviors of plasma and keyhole in laser welding Ultraviolet emission signals and infrared emission signals and audible sound signals were collected in CO2 laser welding of 1 Dec 04 TIG keyhole welding at Fronius—ArcTig Fronius’ TIG based keyhole welding process is known as “ArcTig” The essential differences between this and the plasma keyhole welding process are as follows instead of using plasma gas the ArcTig technology uses wide area high performance cooling to concentrate the arc Plasma Arc Welding PAW The plasma arc welding PAW process is a gas shielded process that utilizes a constricted arc between a non consumable tungsten electrode and the workpiece The transferred arc possesses high energy density and plasma jet velocity Two distinct operating modes are possible referred to as melt in mode and keyhole mode Fronius’ TIG based keyhole welding process is known as “ArcTig” The essential differences between this and the plasma keyhole welding process are as follows instead of using plasma gas the ArcTig technology uses wide area high performance cooling to concentrate the arc Efflux Plasma Charge Sensor for Weld Joint Penetration in Keyhole Plasma Arc Welding S B Zhang and Y M Zhang Welding Research Laboratory Center for Robotics and Manufacturing Systems and Department of Electrical Engineering College of Engineering University of Kentucky Lexington KY Abstract In plasma welding the welding or main arc as well as in TIG welding burns between the tungsten electrode and the workpiece In addition a so called " pilot arc" with a current intensity of 3 30 A burns between the tungsten electrode and an intensively water cooled nozzle Jun 01 The plasma plume and the keyhole are important physical phenomena during the equal thickness laser welding process The variation characteristics of plasma plume and keyhole have a great influence on the stability of welding Compared with laser welding of equal thickness Tailor rolled material TRM laser welding process is more complicated Keyhole formation and collapse in plasma arc welding Figure 1 Schematic diagram of plasma arc and weld pool in keyhole PAW to predict the molten pool shape based on heat transfer and fluid flow while the keyhole shape is assumed according to experimental results So far no theoretical study on the transient development of the keyhole an electrical current The plasma welding process does not have an exclusive on the use of plasma as it also exists in all other arc welding processes Plasma welding utilizes the developed hot gases to provide unique benefits to the welding operation Plasma

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Keyhole Welding A technique in which a concentrated heat source penetrates partially or completely through a workpiece forming a hole keyhole at the leading edge of the weld pool As the heat source progresses the molten metal fills in behind the hole to form the weld bead Post navigation Plasma arc welding PAW is an extension of GTAW in which coalescence is obtained by heating with a plasma or constricted arc established between a nonconsumable electrode and the base metal The heat in PAW originates in the arc but this arc is not diffused as in an ordinary welding arc 1 Plasma welding tips are useful reminders The main characteristics of Plasma Arc Welding PAW are stressed in this page That should be useful for the correct exploitation of its specific advantages The first of the Plasma welding tips is a correct definition of PAW It should help for understanding the differences that make the process unique This generates a very powerful arc plasma similar to a laser beam During welding the plasma arc slices through the metal producing a keyhole with the molten metal supported by surface tension flowing around the keyhole to form the weld Full penetration and high welding speeds can be achieved with this operating mode Sep 09 Plasma arc welding is an arc welding process using heat produced by a compressed arc between a tungsten non consumable electrode and another workpiece transferred arc process or water cooled constricting nozzle non transferred arc process The plasma is a gaseous mixture of positive ions electrons and neutral gas molecules Laser welding is commonly carried out via a keyhole mechanism Once the keyhole is formed the absorption rate of laser energy is increased significantly and the production of metal vapour is enhanced In the case of CO 2 laser welding this metal vapour can become ionised to form a plasma ABSTRACT In plasma arc penetration welding part of the arc passes through the & 39 keyhole& 39 which is formed in the weld pool and is maintained by the balance of forces between the arc and the liquid metal The efflux plasma can be monitored under ventional fusion welding process in which the arc does not penetrate to the underside of the workpiece and a plasma cutting action in which the molten metal cannot flow round the cut to solidify into a weld but is ejectIn case of plasma keyhole welding a “keyhole” is formed at the beginning of the seam by very high plasma gas pressure where the material in its total depth is melted In that way it is possible to weld high alloy and unalloyed material up to 8 mm sheet thickness in one pass by square butt joint Observation of the Keyhole during Plasma Arc Welding BY Y M ZHANG AND S B ZHANG Once the keyhole was established the width of the keyhole did not change with an increasing welding current and a decreasing welding speed KEY WORDS Bead on Plate Welds Butt Joint Welds Flow Rate Keyhole Stainless Steel Orifice Diameter Plasma Arc Welding