High-Voltage Electron Beam Welding of Aerospace Components 620485
High-voltage electron beam welding is discussed for a variety of aerospace applications. These include repair welding, welding of miniature electronic components, and welding of structural hardware. The specific procedure for each application is presented. Particular emphasis is placed on discussing the contribution of the characteristics of the process - low energy input, high-purity welding environment, and precise controllability - to the success of each application.