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Explosion Welding: A Review

  • Steve H. Carpenter

Abstract

A general review of explosion welding with particular emphasis on metallurgical effects is presented. Explosion welding is basically a solid-phase welding process, in which explosives are used to accelerate the parts to be joined into a high velocity oblique collisions, is fundamental to the welding process. The jetting action coupled with the collapsing flyer plate produce a unique weld interface, with very interesting metallurgical properties. The relationship of the welding parameters to the metallurgical properties is discussed.

Keywords

Welding Process Impact Velocity Welding Parameter Detonation Velocity Weld Interface 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Steve H. Carpenter
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  1. 1.Physics DepartmentUniversity of DenverDenverUSA

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