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 WELDING JOURNAL - August 2006, Volume 85, Number 8
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August 2006

FEATURES

Single-Sided Resistance Spot Welding for Auto Body Assembly
Hyundai Motor Co. explores use of single-sided resistance spot welding for difficult-to-access parts
Y. Cho et al.

Resistance Spot Welding of Coated High-Strength Dual-Phase Steels
Advanced high-strength steels offer automobiles the advantages of higher strength and greater fuel efficiency.
M.D. Tumuluru

Reducing Exposure to Hexavalent Chromium in Welding Fumes
Methods are given to help manufacturers comply with OSHA's new standard for lower exposure to hexavalent chromium.
S. R. Fiore

What You Need to Know About  Remote Laser Welding
A look at how remote laser beam welding differs from conventional laser welding and how it can be used for a variety of manufacturing applications
K. Klingbeil

Simulation Software Helps Automakers
Simulation software considers the metallurgical, electrical, and mechancial , and thermal processes involved with resistance welding and calculates their effects.
N. Scotchmer

Aluminum GTAW Basics
These tips can help you produce better aluminum gas tungsten arc welds.
M. Sammons


WELDING RESEARCH SUPPLEMENT

Evaluation of Chemical Composition Limits of GMA Welding Electrode Specifications for HSLA-100 Steel (.pdf)
An algorithm was used to evaluate chemical composition limits of selected GMAW electrode psecifications for potential application to welding HSLA-100 steel
K. Sampath and R. Varadan

Using a Hybrid Laser Plus GMAW Process for Contolling the Bead Humping Defect (.pdf)
A defocused laser beam applied in front of a GMAW pool helped suppress formation of bead humping defects.
H. W. Choi et al.

End Point Detection of Fillet Weld Using Mechanized Rotating Arc Sensor in GMAW (.pdf)
A geometrical sensing model was developed to detect the end points of joints in GMA fillet welds.
W. S. Yoo et al.



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