Improvement of the fatigue life of welded structures in high strength steel grades

The fatigue properties of welded components can be improved by means of post-weld treatments, like TIG dressing or hammering. This article describes the results obtained in the research project “DURIMPROVE”, in which the effects of post-weld treatments on welds in high strength steel were investigated.

This article has been published in Welding and Cutting 14 (2015), No. 3  

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