Applications of Welding Methods in Manufacturing Technologies


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ASES VII. International Health, Engineering and Sciences Congress , İstanbul, Turkey, 24 - 26 November 2023, vol.1, pp.203-210

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 1
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.203-210
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

The process of uniting materials in a welding area with the use of heat, pressure, and/or other materials with or without their use is called welding. The goal of welding structural parts during manufacture is to it is cheaply made, completely functional, and has a lengthy operational lifespan in the business. When welding, several requirements must be met regarding the characteristics of the welding region and how the linked pieces affect the overall construction. By using heat to melt the components together and adding a filler material to generate a puddle of molten metal that cools and ties the two pieces together, welding is a manufacturing method that unites materials, most often metals or thermoplastics. Comparing welding to other connecting techniques like riveting and bolting reveals various benefits. Welding is a flexible and popular industrial procedure. These are robust and long-lasting bonds. A robust, continuous junction between two or more pieces of material can be produced by welding. Because the resultant weld is frequently stronger than the original material, it has a high fatigue and stress resistance. Because of this, welding is the best option for applications like structural parts, bridges, and pipelines where durability and strength are essential. Metals are often joined together via welding joints. Welding is a crucial industrial process that is used in many different manufacturing industries to create robust, long-lasting, and leak-proof connections for a wide range of products. Complex structures, such as parts of cars or aircraft, are put together using welding procedures, which also guarantee the structures' stability in challenging circumstances. The industrial sectors that employ welding technology substantially include the automotive, aerospace, construction, shipbuilding, pressure vessel manufacture, pipeline construction, and railway industries. Overall, welding is a very flexible and beneficial industrial process that has several benefits over other joining techniques. It is a great option for many different applications because of its strength, resilience, adaptability, and affordability.