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A Rational Approach to Welding Titanium: A Note on Argon‐Arc Butt Welding of Commercially Pure Titanium Sheet without Filler Rod

K.L.C. Legg, D.C.Ae., B.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E., A.F.R.Ae.S. (Structural Development Engineer, Short Bros. and Harland)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 November 1955

Abstract

SUCCESSFUL welding of commercially pure titanium and its alloys has, so far, been difficult to achieve, and this is largely due to the affinity this metal has for embrittling constituents, e.g. hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and carbon, at high temperatures.

Citation

Legg, K.L.C. (1955), "A Rational Approach to Welding Titanium: A Note on Argon‐Arc Butt Welding of Commercially Pure Titanium Sheet without Filler Rod", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 27 No. 11, pp. 371-375. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb032623

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