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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001485
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
...Abstract Abstract This article describes the principles of operation, operating techniques, equipment selection, and important process variables of air-carbon arc cutting. It also provides information on the safety practices to be followed during the air-carbon arc cutting process. air...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005176
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... measures recommended for plasma arc cutting and air carbon arc cutting. Special applications of electric arc cutting, including shape cutting, gouging, and underwater cutting, are also discussed. The article provides information on other electric arc cutting methods, namely, the exo-process and oxygen arc...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003179
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... cutting, plasma arc cutting, oxygen arc cutting, laser beam cutting, and air carbon arc cutting and gouging, describing their process capabilities, equipment used, operating principles and parameters, and factors affecting their efficiency. air carbon arc cutting air carbon arc cutting and gouging...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001476
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... is sometimes described as “canoe-shaped.” Additional information on this cutting process is provided in the article “Air-Carbon Arc Cutting” in this Volume. Recommended current range for selected sizes of ac and dc electrodes used for carbon arc gouging and cutting in air Table 2 Recommended current...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005647
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... atm atmospheres (pressure) AWS American Welding Society bal balance bcc body-centered cubic bct body-centered tetragonal C cementite; coulomb C heat capacity CAC carbon arc cutting CAC-A air carbon arc cutting CAD/CAM computer-aided design/computer-aided...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001389
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... 17.2 2.5 1.75 0.0632 (a) This type of carbon electrode material is also frequently used in air carbon arc cutting. (b) Similar to the electrode material listed immediately above, but impregnated with a small percentage of an oxidation retardant, usually an inorganic compound containing...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005174
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
..., arc cutting can be used to cut almost any metal. Modifications of the process include the use of compressed gases to cause rapid oxidation (or to prevent oxidation) of the workpiece, thus incorporating aspects of the gas cutting process. Arc cutting methods include air carbon arc, gas metal arc, gas...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.9781627081733
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.9781627081740
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005756
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
... ultraviolet burns (severe sunburn) is needed in addition to eye and face protection when working around wire arc, plasma, and welding processes. Flame spray, high-velocity oxyfuel, and gas flame welding Optical radiation Welding goggles or welding face shield. Typical shades: gas welding, 4–8; cutting, 3...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001487
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... 400–800 11 14 Oxyfuel gas welding (steel) (b) 3.2 < 1 8 … … 4, 5 3.2–12.7 1 8 – 1 2 … … 5, 6 12.7 > 1 2 … … 6, 8 Plasma arc cutting (c) … … <300 8 9 300–400 9 12 400–800 10 14 Air-carbon arc cutting...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005635
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... arc and flux cored arc welding … … Less than 60  7 … … …  60–160 10 11 … … 160–250 10 12 … … 250–500 10 14 Gas tungsten arc welding … … Less than 50  8 10 … …  50–150  8 12 … … 150–500 10 14 Air carbon arc cutting  Light … … Less than 500 10...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001484
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... around the front of the torch during the cut, in order to minimize smoke, fumes, noise, and arc glare. Gases The plasma or secondary shielding gases that are used in PAC systems are inert, and they are usually supplied from high-pressure cylinders, bulk tanks, or air compressors. Pressure...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005597
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
...Abstract Abstract The shielding gas used in an arc welding process has a significant influence on the overall performance of the welding system. These gases are argon, helium, oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide. This article discusses the shielding gas selection criteria for plasma...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001340
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... outward from the core; this results in a wider, hotter arc core. This type of heat distribution occurs with helium, argon-hydrogen, and argon-carbon dioxide blends; it gives a more even distribution of heat to the work surface and produces a wider fusion area. Dissociation and Recombination...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001437
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... is preferred. The added cost of preparation is justified, because less welding time and material are required and less residual stress is developed than with a single-groove design. Beveling is best accomplished by machine, usually a plate planer or other machine tool. Plasma arc and electric arc cutting...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.9781627081993
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006079
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
... electrode. Iron powder having a bulk density of <3.5 g/cm 3 is designed for production of low-hydrogen and titania-type electrodes using 50% iron powder in the coating. The low carbon and iron oxide content produces a smooth arc and a slag that is easy to remove. High-density (≥3.50 g/cm 3 ) iron...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001429
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... these nickel-base CR alloys. It is necessary to condition all thermal cut edges to bright, shiny metal prior to welding. This is particularly important if air arc gouging is being used, because of the possibility of carbon pickup from the carbon electrode. In addition to the weld angle, a 25 mm (1...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003208
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... welding differ in certain aspects of equipment, technique, and process variables. Although a clear-cut distinction exists between PEW and stud arc welding, there are close similarities between the capacitor-discharge methods of percussion and stud welding. Percussion welding is used principally...