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Welding, Brazing and Soldering

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David LeRoy Olson
David LeRoy Olson
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Thomas A. Siewert
Thomas A. Siewert
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Stephen Liu
Stephen Liu
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Glen R. Edwards
Glen R. Edwards
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ASM International
Volume
6
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-173-3
Publication date:
1993
Book Chapter

Selection and Weldability of Conventional Titanium Alloys

By
W.A. Baeslack, III
W.A. Baeslack, III
The Ohio State University
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J.R. Davis
J.R. Davis
Davis and Associates
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C.E. Cross
C.E. Cross
Martin Marietta Astronautics Group
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Published:
1993
Page range:
507 - 523

Abstract

This article emphasizes the physical metallurgy of titanium and titanium alloys along with their microstructural response to fusion welding condition. The titanium alloys are classified into unalloyed or commercially pure titanium, alpha and near-alpha alloys, alpha-beta alloys, and metastable beta alloys. The article further discusses the weld microstructure for alpha-beta and metastable beta alloys and describes welding defects observed in titanium alloys. The influence of macro- and microstructural characteristics of titanium weldment on mechanical properties is also discussed. The article concludes with a discussion on the different welding processes used in the welding of titanium and titanium alloys.

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W.A. Baeslack, III, J.R. Davis, C.E. Cross, 1993. "Selection and Weldability of Conventional Titanium Alloys", Welding, Brazing and Soldering, David LeRoy Olson, Thomas A. Siewert, Stephen Liu, Glen R. Edwards

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