Optimization of Process Parameters in MIG Welding of Two Dissimilar Materials
D.Manish chowdary1, R.Karthikeyan2

1D. Manish Chowdary*, Department of Mechanical Engineering, GRIET, Hyderabad, India.
2DR.R. Karthikeyan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, GRIET, Hyderabad, India.

Manuscript received on October 16, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 27 October, 2019. | Manuscript published on November 10, 2019. | PP: 1549-1553 | Volume-9 Issue-1, November 2019. | Retrieval Number: L34431081219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L3443.119119
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Abstract: MIG welding is used in automotive industries which helps in good opportunity to reduce production costs, decrease vehicle weight and improve the strength of sheet metal joining. In this project, the objective is to study welding parameters used in joining two dissimilar metals. Aluminum 6 series and aluminum 7 series with thickness both 6 mm was weld together using MIG welding with tailor welded blanks method. In this project the voltage(V), wire feed(F) and gas pressure(P) are maintained according to the material used for MIG welding. By using design expert software MIG welding parameters are optimized to obtain good tensile strength. Response surface methodology type is used to optimization to study the parameters of MIG WELDING.
Keywords: Tensile Strength, Dissimilar Metal Welding, Metal Inert Gas Welding, aluminum 6-series and 7-series, MIG welding
Scope of the Article: Welding Technology