Welding Journal - 2009

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The American Welding Society and Welding Journal have set a course to expand access to the Welding Journal, and welding, joining, brazing, and cutting information. To better serve our membership the following issues of Welding Journal are available via our Online Reader. Over the next months we will bring you each new issue of Welding Journal as well as work to make past issues available.

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Welding Journal - December 2009 December Online Reader
Dressing for Welding Success · Ways to Prevent Oxidation in Stainless Steel Pipe Welds · Ensuring Quality in Resistance Spot Welds · Validating the Resistance Spot Welds · Essen Welding and Cutting Fair Comes Up Big in a Down Economy · *A Novel Preweld Laser Surface Treatment for Enhanced Intergranular Corrosion Resistance of Austenitic Stainless Steel Weldments · *Steel Thermal Sprayed Coatings: Superficial Hardening by Nitrogen Ion Implantation

Welding Journal - November 2009 November Online Reader
Using Tandem Gas Metal Arc Welding to Create Heavy Weldments · Transitioning from 'We Protect' to 'We Build' America · Metallurical characterization of nitronic-60 to PH 15-5 Stainless Steel Inertia Welds · Take the Path to Become a Certified Welding Fabricator · Women Discover Career choices in Welding · *Al-to-Mg Friction Stir Welding: Effect of Positions of Al and Mg with Respect to the Welding Tool · *Microstructural and mechanical Characteriztion of Friction Stir Butt Joint Welded 63% Cu-37% Zn Brass Plate

Welding Journal - October 2009 October Online Reader
Aluminum's Role in Welded Fabrications · Evaluating Margins of Safety in Brazed Joints · Solving the Problems Inherent to Torch Brazing Aluminum · Soldering Silver to Aluminum and copper for Cryogenic Applications · Testing Sinter Braze Integrity Using Resonant Inspection · *Transient High-Frequency Welding Simulations of Dual-Phase Steels · *Near Weld Interface Compositional Variations in Low-Alloy Steel Weldments

Welding Journal - September 2009 September Online Reader
Orbital Welding of Titanium Pipe for U.S. Navy Ships · Understanding Weld Cracking · Barge Builder's Gantry Boosts Weld Quality · Repairing Cracks in Refinery Heat Exchangers · Tandem Wire Processs Improves Ship Panel Production · The American Welder: Minimizing Defects in Submerged Arc Welding · Welder Achieves New Heights with High-Tech Chair · Plasma Arc Offers Cut Quality · *Crack-Free Electron Beam Welding of Allvac 718Plus® Superalloy · *Mechanical Properties Characterization of Heat-Affected Zone Using the Small Punch Test

Welding Journal - August 2009 August Online Reader
Converting Waste into a Welding and Cutting Fuel · Essen Welding Show 2009 Dubbed the Olypics of Welding Technology · Robotic Fabrication of Wind Turbine Power Generators · Advancements in Ultrasonic Phased Arrays · Wind Turbine Welding System Uses Linear motion Modules · The Evolution of Weld Inspection in the Automotive Industry · *Hybrid Laser Arc Welding of HY-80 Steel · *Welding of Galvanized Dual-Phase 980 Steel in a Gap-Free Lap Joint Configuration

Welding Journal - July 2009 July Online Reader
Using Thermal Spray to Conserve Resources · Who Chooses a Welding Career? · Cost-Effective Thermal Spray Coatings for the Boiler Industry · Thermal Spraying Takes Center Stage at Summit · Thermal Spraye Deposits Shield Structrues from Corrosion · Nano Powders Improve Wear Resistance of Coatings · *Error analysis of a Three-Dimensional GTA Weld Pool Surface Measurement System · *Ultrasonic Metal Welding Process Robustness in Aluminum Automotive Body Construction Applications

Welding Journal - June 2009 June Online Reader
'Those Were the Days' · Evaluating SMAW Electrodes for Coke Drum Construction · Anniversary Highlights · 1919 A Year of Innovation and Change · Preventing Shock during SMAW · Vision-Based Spatter Classification for Contaminant Detection · *Ductility-Dip Cracking Susceptibility of Nickel-Based Weld Metals:Part2 - Microstructural Characterization

Welding Journal - May 2009 May Online Reader
Welding for New Nuclear Power Plants: Building on Experience · Friction Stir Process Now Welds Steel Pipe · Proper Preparation: The Key to Successful Pipe Welds · Automation Optimizes Nuclear Component Fabrication · New Technology Doubles Contractor's Pipe Welding Output · Influence of Nanoscale Marble (Calcium Carbonate CaCO3) on Properties of D600R Surfacing Electrode · The Effect of High-Temperature Eutectic-Forming Impurities on Aluminum 7108 Weldability · *Mathematical Modeling of Electrode Cooling in Resistance Spot Welding

Welding Journal - April 2009 April Online Reader
Know the Keys for matching Filler Metals to Your Base Material · Addressing the Fugure Shortage of Welding and Joining Technicians · Brazing and Soldering Today: Brazing: An Important Joining Option · The Effects of Adding Silver and Indium to Lead-Free Solders · Exploring Different Brazing and Soldering Methods · Induction Soldering Gets Maglev Vehicle on Track · How to Choose Nickel-Based Filler Metals for Vacuum Brazing · *Development of a Multiline Laser Vision Sensor for Joint Tracking in Welding · *Effect of Buffer Sheets on the Shear Strength of Ultrasonic Welded Aluminum Joints · *Methodologyfor Parameter Calculation of VP-GMAW

Welding Journal - March 2009 March Online Reader
Laser Welding: It's Not Just for Metals Anymore · Using Hybrid Laser Arc Welding to Reduce Distortion in Ship Panels · One Machine Does It All for Laser Beam Welding and Cutting · The American Welder: Welded Sculptures Pay Tribute to Fallen Heroes · Optimizing Tungsten Electrode Performance · How to Choose Ergonomic Hand Tools · *Welding Gun Inclination Detection and Curved Fillet Weld Joint Tracking · *Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow during Electron Beam Welding of 304L Stainless Steel Alloy · *Metallurgical Investigation into Ductility Dip Cracking in Ni-Based Alloys: Part II

Welding Journal - February 2009 February Online Reader
In-Process Quality Assurance for Aerospace Welding · Current Technology in Welding Guns and Torches · How to Accurately Measure Fillet Welds · Optimizing Crash Resistance of Welded Aluminum Structures · Real-Time Crack Detection in Aerospace Structures · *Hyperbaric GMA Welding of Duplex Stainless Steel at 12 and 35 Bar · *Control of Longitudinal Bending Distortion of Built-Up Beams by High-Frequency Induction Heating · *Three-Dimensional Analysis of Molten Pool in GMA-Laser Hybrid Welding

Welding Journal - January 2009 January Online Reader
Examining the Mechanical Properties of High-Strength Steel Weld Metals · Making Better Gas Metal Arc Welds · The 2008 AWS Expo in Review · Pulsed Technology Increases Cladding Travel Speed · *A CCT Diagram for an Offshore Pipeline Steel of X70 Type · *Metallurgical Investigation into Ductility Dip Cracking in Ni-Based Alloys: Part I