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Characterisation of dissimilar P91 and P92 steel welds joint
, M.M. Mahapatra, P. Kumar
Published in Taylor and Francis Ltd.
Volume: 36
Issue: 4
Pages: 275 - 284
In the present study, dissimilar weld joint was prepared using the P91 and P92 steel plate of 8-mm thickness, using the multi-pass gas tungsten arc (GTA) welding with filler (weld 1) and autogenous tungsten inert gas welding (A-TIG) process (weld 2). Evolution of δ-ferrite patches was studied in weld zone and heat affected zone (HAZ) for both weld 1 and weld 2. Effect of varying post weld heat treatment (PWHT) duration was also studied on δ-ferrite patches and mechanical properties of the dissimilar weld joint. PWHT was carried out at 760°C. For weld 2, weld zone showed poor impact toughness and higher peak hardness as compared to weld 1. After the PWHT, a considerable reduction in hardness was obtained for both weld 1 and weld 2,while impact toughness of weld zone showed a continuous increment with PWHT duration. For weldments characterisation, optical microscope, scanning electron microscope (SEM) and microhardness tester were utilised. © 2018, © 2018 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group.
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