filler metal

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filler metal

n
(General Engineering) metal supplied in the form of a welding rod, sometimes flux coated, melted by an arc or a flame into a joint between components to be joined
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Therefore, as a filler rod aluminium welding wire ER5356 with a diameter of 1.00 mm containing approximately 5% of Mg was chosen for the welding.
The inspection of the ligament surfaces shown that fracture propagated independently through each filler rod. The coalescence of secondary cracks, which are caused by satellite cracks initiated and grown in planes other that of the major crack, is responsible for the asymmetric pattern visible on the fracture surfaces.
For cast iron melting, the channel form should be made of heavy gauge, low carbon cast or welded steel, fabricated with matching resistivity filler rod with a nominal wall in excess of 1/2 in.
The filler metal were composed of ER316L SS filler rod with diameter of 2.4 mm.
It is evident that the dimensions of the weld and herewith the quality of welded joints greatly depend on welding process parameters such as welding current, arc voltage, filler rod feed rate, travel speed, shielding gas flow, etc.