21 October 1986 Girth welding of X-60 pipeline with a 10kW laser
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Proceedings Volume 0650, High Power Lasers and Their Industrial Applications; (1986) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.938115
Event: 1986 International Symposium/Innsbruck, 1986, Innsbruck, Austria
Abstract
Single-pass autogeneous welding by 10kW laser of API 5LX X60 pipeline samples, of 760mm diameter and with wall thickness up to 19mm, in a configuration appropriate 4to J-lay operations, is described. The results of mechanical testing, including Charpy impact properties and their dependence on process conditions, are presented and discussed.
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J H. P. C. Megaw, J H. P. C. Megaw, M, Hill, M, Hill, S J Osbourn, S J Osbourn, } "Girth welding of X-60 pipeline with a 10kW laser", Proc. SPIE 0650, High Power Lasers and Their Industrial Applications, (21 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938115; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.938115
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