Patent Number: 7,820,944

Title: Spectroscopic technique for measuring the composition of cored wire electrodes

Abstract: Provided are procedures and arrangements for determining composition of cored welding wire electrodes. A portion of a length of a cored welding wire electrode is detached, to serve as a sample portion. The sample portion is provided to a digestion vessel, where it is digested into a sample solution. The sample solution is provided to an analytical device which analyzes the sample solution to determine the elements and concentrations of elements which comprise the sample solution.

Inventors: Butler; Kevin (Broadview Heights, OH), Femec; Susan M. (Munson, OH), Russell; Amy C. (Columbus, OH)

Assignee: Lincoln Global, Inc.

International Classification: B23K 35/02 (20060101); B23K 35/22 (20060101); G01N 1/00 (20060101); G01J 3/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00