Impact of mechanical vibrations introduced by up blasting on the structure and hardness of welds on P235GH steel during MAG welding process

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Arkadiusz Krajewski
Paweł Kołodziejczak
Xiaoming Wang


This article discusses the effects of surfacing with the introduction of mechanical vibrations into the material using shot blasting. It does not require a rigid attachment of the vibrating system to the base material, and vibrations are introduced as a result of supplying energy of collision of the shot with the parent material. The effect of introducing mechanical vibrations through shot blasting during welding of P235GH steel on the structure and hardness of obtained structures was described. Comparative results of tests revealing the basic differences in the structural structure and hardness of reached welds without shot blasting and with its participation were presented. As a result of the conducted research, differences in the structural structure of the welds were shown and it was shown that shot blasting is an effective and alternative method of introducing mechanical vibrations supporting welding processes.


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A. Krajewski, P. Kołodziejczak, and X. Wang, “Impact of mechanical vibrations introduced by up blasting on the structure and hardness of welds on P235GH steel during MAG welding process”, Weld. Tech. Rev., vol. 91, no. 12, pp. 25-32, Feb. 2020.


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