Design & Development of Fixture for Bracket Weldment: A Review

  IJETT-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
© 2018 by IJETT Journal
Volume-58 Number-2
Year of Publication : 2018
Authors : C. V. Papade, P. B. Kabade, R. R. Kamble
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V58P211


C. V. Papade, P. B. Kabade, R. R. Kamble "Design & Development of Fixture for Bracket Weldment: A Review", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V58(2),54-59 April 2018. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

In this paper, a thorough review of the available literature on design and development of fixture for bracket weldment is presented. A part created from an assembly of smaller components that are joined by welding known as weldment. Weldments can be joined either partially or completely in the fixture. A fixture is a work-holding or support device used in the manufacturing industry. Fixtures are used to securely locate (position in a specific location or orientation) and support the work, ensuring that all parts produced using the fixture will maintain conformity and interchangeability. Using a fixture improves the economy of production of the company by allowing smooth operation and quick transition from part to part, reducing the requirement for skilled labour by simplifying how workpieces are mounted, and increasing conformity across a production run. For this re-tapping process two workers are required one to hold the workpiece and other to perform the operation.

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Fixture, Weldment, Tapping operation.