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Use of friction welding in irradiated environments, in high vacuum and underwater is briefly discussed.
Conditions for successful friction welding underwater are outlined.
The suitability of friction welding for joining Co and Ni superalloys in similar and dissimilar joints is addressed.
Conditions for successful friction welding of ceramics to metals are explained briefly.
Use of friction hydro pillar processing, friction surfacing and friction stir processing for these purposes is discussed briefly.
The effects on arc weldability of the elements added to steels to render them free-machining are presented.
Ways to make adhesive bonding of PTFE possible are presented.
Control of distortion during welding by tack welding or clamping two identical components back-to-back before welding them is discussed.
Use of diffractive optics in laser surface hardening, welding, cutting and soldering applications is discussed.
Influencing factors are discussed.
The quality of edges produced by oxy-fuel cutting of steel is discussed.
Materials and dimensions of ultrasonic welding horns are discussed.
Consequences of normalising a C-Mn steel weld are explained.
Factors to consider when choosing between these joining processes are presented.
An opinion based on common Standards is offered.
Some advantages of, and techniques for, use of a cold wire filler metal feed during laser welding and hybrid laser-arc...
Selection of covered electrodes for MMA welding of steel susceptible to hydrogen cracks in the HAZ is discussed.
Joint tracking during welding is discussed, with focus on its suitability for use in laser welding.
Welding of duplex to carbon steels is discussed, including filler metal choices, weld metal dilution, effects on microstructure and mechanical...
Recommendations for welding this dissimilar metal combination are presented.
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