filler metal

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filler metal

[′fil·ər ‚med·əl]
(computer science)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

filler metal

Metal which is added during a weld; has a melting point either approximately the same as or below that of the metals being welded.
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Compared to the ER4043 filler rod, which is also used for AW6082 aluminium alloys welding, the ER5356 metal has higher ductility, higher crack sensitivity, higher shear strength, higher tensile and lower penetration.
A small damage zone, practically confined to the filler rod side of the weld fusion plane showing a sparse crazing like feature was found.
The intension of the presented study is to show the possibilities to monitor and control the automatic GTAW process using additional filler rod as well as to investigate the evolution of microstructure and the mechanical characteristics of carbon steel weldments under the different welding parameters.
This erosion, even when very quickly refilled with the mixture of melted base metal and filler rod, changes original dimensions of the base material parts.
Q When von are TIG welding,-what do you use for your filler rod?
The "devil's eye" indicates appropriate travel speed as well as good torch angle, filler rod position, penetration and tie-in.