• Vinoth V Department of Mechanical Engineering, Easwari Engineering College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu- 600089, India https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4981-078X
  • Sathiyamurthy S Department of Mechanical Engineering, Easwari Engineering College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu- 600089, India
  • Prabhakaran J Department of Mechanical Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Sengippatti, Tamil Nadu- 613001, India
  • Sanjeevi Prakash K Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Trichy, Tamil Nadu- 620015, India
  • Mohamed Suhail H Department of Mechanical Engineering, Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu- 600044, India
  • Sundaravignesh S Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mount Zion college of engineering and technology, Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu- 622507, India




Welding is an age-old method used for joining the metals permanently. The marine industry is a major user of sheet metal components that benefit from custom welded blanks (TWBs). These advantages encompass weight, cost, and noise savings, as well as increases in crash safety, improved efficacy, and oxidation resistance. However, machinability issues are prevalent as a result of the welding process. These benefits and drawbacks are explored, as well as TWB forming techniques, welding procedures, and materials utilized in the marine sector. In this study two different thickness 316L stainless steel grade plate welded using manual and automatic TIG Welding process. The process parameters are chosen for this study is welding current, voltage, welding speed, shielding gas & filler diameter. The manual TIG welded specimen was than compared with automatic TIG welded specimen in terms of Liquid Penetration test, tensile and impact test. The result and discussion are briefly explored.


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How to Cite

Vinoth V, Sathiyamurthy S, Prabhakaran J, Sanjeevi Prakash K, Mohamed Suhail H, and Sundaravignesh S, “TENSILE, IMPACT AND NON-DESTRUCTIVE ANALYSIS OF 316 L STAINLESS STEEL FOR MARINE APPLICATIONS”, JME, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 130–135, Dec. 2023.