Accession Number : ADD000285

Title :   Tungsten Inert Gas Welding Control Unit with a Filler Metal Feeding Means.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Wixson,Mahlon S

Report Date : 30 Apr 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The patent describes a welding control device for controlling the voltage, current and gas flow rate for a gas tungsten arc welder type welding unit. A motor driven rheostat current decay control is provided to prevent abrupt weld cut-off. The remote console unit comprises a current preset means, a gas control, a voltmeter and ammeter to maintain the voltage and current as well as a filler metal feeding means. The metal filler means is located on and attached to the forward portion of the two button decay control switch.

Descriptors :   *Gas tungsten arc welding, *Patents, Control, Inert gas welding, Feeding, Fillers, Metals

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE