Electron Beam Welding

Translated from the German, this is a practical book for engineers which explains the trials, development and manufacturing processes involved in electron beam welding.
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Book information

  • Published: January 1994
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-85573-050-2

Table of Contents

Generation of the electron beam; The behaviour of the electron beam on penetrating metal; Welding parameters and advice on welding practice; The weldability of metallic materials; Preparation of the workpiece; Beam and machine control; Electron beam welding machines and equipment; Quality levels and acceptable variations in electron beam welds; Examples of electron beam welded components; Personnel qualifications and machine testing; Standards and regulations; Other methods of working materials with electron beams; A comparison of electron beam and laser welding.