Monitoring Resistance Spot Nugget Size by Electrode Displacement

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D. F. Farson, J. Z. Chen, K. Ely, T. Frech

Industrial, Welding and System Engineering Department, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43221

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 126(2), 391-394 (Jul 08, 2004) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1644550 History: Received September 01, 2003; Online July 08, 2004
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Obtaining electrode displacement from motion analyzer images (a) original images captured by the analyzer (b) images after threshold processing
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Displacement of electrodes in welding and the abrupt change of electrode velocity in cooling
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Relationship of electrode displacement in first stage in cooling to nugget thickness
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Nugget thickness versus maximum electrode displacement
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Nugget diameter versus displacement in first stage in cooling



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