transferred arc

transferred arc

[′tranz′fərd ′ärk]
(metallurgy)
In plasma arc welding, an arc established between the electrode and the workpiece.
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Today almost all screw manufacturers use a technique called plasma transferred arc (PTA) welding to apply hard-surfacing material to the screw flights.
Vacquie, "Experimental study of the influence of anode ablation on the characteristics of an argon transferred arc," Plasma Sources Science and Technology, vol.
Plasma Transferred Arc (PTA) welding and hardfacing process - a versatile method of depositing high quality metallurgically fused deposits on relatively low cost substrates.
* Plasma transferred arc welding, laser welding, thermal spray, and spray and fuse.
Tanaka et al., "Selective preparation of polyhedral graphite particles and multi-wall carbon nanotubes by transferred arc under atmospheric pressure," Diamond and Related Materials, vol.
[18] studied microstructure characteristic of NiTi coating on stainless steel by transferred arc process.
Rather than coating a high-melting-point refractory metal onto copper, they have made a Refractory Metal Coated Copper foil, applied as a clad layer through plasma transferred arc melting.
Plasma Transferred Arc employs the plasma principle; plasma is a gas sufficiently ionized to be electrically conductive.
Plasma transferred arc (PTA) hardfacing process is one of the most promising and cost-efficient technologies for the production of thick wear-resistant coatings [7,8].
This regulation further provides that a substantial forfeit tire risk exists where rights in property that are transferred arc conditioned, directly or indirectly.