Comparative Study between TIG and MIG Welding Processes

E. O. Ogundimu, E. T. Akinlabi, M. F. Erinosho

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Abstract

In this research, studies were done on the material characterization of type 304 austenitic stainless steel weld produced by TIG and MIG welding processes. This research is aimed to establish optimized process parameters that will result in a defect-free weld joint, homogenous distribution of the iron (Fe), Chromium (Cr) and Nickel (Ni) was observed at the welded joint of all the six samples. The welded sample produced at the current of 170 A by TIG welding process had the highest UTS value of 621 MPa at the welds zone, and the welded sample produced by MIG process at the welding current of 150 A had the lowest UTS value of 568 MPa. However, it was established that TIG welding process is more appropriate for the welding of type 304 austenitic stainless steel compared to the MIG welding process.

Original languageEnglish
Article number022074
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume1378
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2019
Event3rd International Conference on Engineering for Sustainable World, ICESW 2019 - Ota, Nigeria
Duration: 3 Jul 20198 Jul 2019

Keywords

  • EDS analysis
  • MIG welding
  • TIG welding
  • UTS
  • average yield strength
  • microstructure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy

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