• Saravanan S Department of Mechanical Engineering, Annamalai University, Tamilnadu, India
  • Raghukandan K Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai University, Tamilnadu, India
  • Tamilchelvan P Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Annamalai University, Tamilnadu, India


Explosive cladding, Titanium, Stainless Steel, Strength, Weldability Window


Explosive cladding is achieved by the application of pressure released from explosives to cause plastic deformation at the interface of dissimilar metals. This study focuses on explosive cladding of titanium Gr-1 and stainless steel 304L plates with varied flyer thickness, preset angle and standoff distance with uni-loading ratio (ratio of flyer plate mass and explosive mass). The Ti-SS304L explosive clad composite with minimum amplitude and wavelength shows higher mechanical strength than the interfaces having larger undulations. The relationship between the interfacial undulations and the positioning in weldability window is also reported


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How to Cite

Saravanan S, Raghukandan K, and Tamilchelvan P, “PARAMETRIC STUDIES ON EXPLOSIVE CLADDED TITANIUM-STAINLESS STEEL COMPOSITES ”, JME, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 161–165, Sep. 2015.

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