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## Effects of Arc Voltage and Welding Current on the Arc Length of Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG)

#### İkpe ANİEKAN E. [1] , Owunna IKECHUKWU [2] , Ememobong IKPE [3]

The effects of welding current and arc voltage on arc length was investigated. Mild steel plates of 10mm thickness and 50mm x 100mm diameter were joined together through Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding process for four (4) different intervals and the welding arc lengths were measured consecutively. The measured arc length for each welding interval increased from 1.19mm, 1.93mm, 2.54mm and 3.12mm as the current increased from 50A, 100A, 150A to 190A while the voltage also maintained the same increasing trend from 200V, 240V, 280V to 320V. The minimum arc length values measured for each welding interval with the aforementioned current and voltage range also maintained an increasing trend, and that led to the conclusion that the higher the welding current and arc voltage, the longer and wider the arc length which is an influential factor to other welding attributes.

Welding, Arc voltage, Arc length, Welding current, Electrode, Mild Steel
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Subjects Engineering Makaleler Author: İkpe ANİEKAN E.Institution: University of BeninCountry: Nigeria Author: Owunna IKECHUKWUInstitution: University of BeninCountry: Nigeria Author: Ememobong IKPEInstitution: Exxonmobil NigeriaCountry: Nigeria Publication Date : December 13, 2017
 Bibtex @research article { ijet342068, journal = {International Journal of Engineering Technologies IJET}, issn = {2149-0104}, eissn = {2149-5262}, address = {}, publisher = {İstanbul Gelisim University}, year = {2017}, volume = {3}, pages = {213 - 221}, doi = {}, title = {Effects of Arc Voltage and Welding Current on the Arc Length of Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG)}, key = {cite}, author = {Aniekan E., İkpe and Ikechukwu, Owunna and Ikpe, Ememobong} } APA Aniekan E., İ , Ikechukwu, O , Ikpe, E . (2017). Effects of Arc Voltage and Welding Current on the Arc Length of Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG) . International Journal of Engineering Technologies IJET , 3 (4) , 213-221 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijet/issue/32873/342068 MLA Aniekan E., İ , Ikechukwu, O , Ikpe, E . "Effects of Arc Voltage and Welding Current on the Arc Length of Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG)" . International Journal of Engineering Technologies IJET 3 (2017 ): 213-221 Chicago Aniekan E., İ , Ikechukwu, O , Ikpe, E . "Effects of Arc Voltage and Welding Current on the Arc Length of Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG)". International Journal of Engineering Technologies IJET 3 (2017 ): 213-221 RIS TY - JOUR T1 - Effects of Arc Voltage and Welding Current on the Arc Length of Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG) AU - İkpe Aniekan E. , Owunna Ikechukwu , Ememobong Ikpe Y1 - 2017 PY - 2017 N1 - DO - T2 - International Journal of Engineering Technologies IJET JF - Journal JO - JOR SP - 213 EP - 221 VL - 3 IS - 4 SN - 2149-0104-2149-5262 M3 - UR - Y2 - 2017 ER - EndNote %0 International Journal of Engineering Technologies Effects of Arc Voltage and Welding Current on the Arc Length of Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG) %A İkpe Aniekan E. , Owunna Ikechukwu , Ememobong Ikpe %T Effects of Arc Voltage and Welding Current on the Arc Length of Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG) %D 2017 %J International Journal of Engineering Technologies IJET %P 2149-0104-2149-5262 %V 3 %N 4 %R %U ISNAD Aniekan E., İkpe , Ikechukwu, Owunna , Ikpe, Ememobong . "Effects of Arc Voltage and Welding Current on the Arc Length of Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG)". International Journal of Engineering Technologies IJET 3 / 4 (December 2017): 213-221 . AMA Aniekan E. İ , Ikechukwu O , Ikpe E . Effects of Arc Voltage and Welding Current on the Arc Length of Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG). IJET. 2017; 3(4): 213-221. Vancouver Aniekan E. İ , Ikechukwu O , Ikpe E . Effects of Arc Voltage and Welding Current on the Arc Length of Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG). International Journal of Engineering Technologies IJET. 2017; 3(4): 213-221. IEEE İ. Aniekan E. , O. Ikechukwu and E. Ikpe , "Effects of Arc Voltage and Welding Current on the Arc Length of Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG)", International Journal of Engineering Technologies IJET, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 213-221, Dec. 2017

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