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ESAB Weld Cost Calculator "Quick Weld Productivity Analyzer" (QWPA)

The QWPA (Quick Weld Productivity Analyzer) is an easy-to-use calculator for total weld cost analysis of your welding production. This tool can help you see the cost impact of different aspects of your production, including increasing deposition rate and arc time/operating factors

Weld process input data

Welding Process 
Type of welding wire 
Wire Diameter (mm)
 
Number of wires/electrodes
Wire feed speed (WFS)m/min
 
Joint cross seam area mm2
 
 
Number of weld passes
qty

Weld process output data

Wire / electrode net deposition rate kg/h
 
 
Welding speed / weld pass mm/min
 
 

Cycle time and capacity calculation

Total number of welders / op per station  
Arc time factor / Operating factor  
Total weld joint length / Product m
 
Weld metal weight in kg per meter weld
 
 
Wire / electrode consumption in kg per meter
 
 
Arc on time per product
 
Arc off time per product
 
Cycle time per product
 
Energy consumption Kwh/product
 
Kwh/prod

Production cost calculation input data

Wire / electrode cost cost/kg
 
Gas cost cost/m3
 
Gas flow rate liter
L/min
Estimated flux rate kg/m weld
 
Flux cost cost/kg
 
Energy cost cost/kwh including penalty charge
 
Welder / operator cost cost/hour incl. social sec.
 

Production cost calculation output

Total production cost per meter weld cost
 
  
Total production cost per product cost
 
 /prod
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Calculation of joint cross seam area

Joint cross seam area I joint
Joint cross seam area K joint
Joint cross seam area V joint
Joint cross seam area X joint
Joint cross seam area Y joint
Joint cross seam area Fillet weld
d
Root opening
mm
x
Root face (Land)
mm
L1
Angle 1
o
L2
Angle 2
o
L3
Angle 3
o
L4
Angle 4
o
Th1
Plate part 1
mm
Th2
Plate part 2
mm
a
Throat size
mm
Leg
Leg size
mm

Calculated joint area
 
mm2
Weld reinforcement
%
Actual Joint area (weld surface)
 
mm2

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Calculate energy consumption (Kwh/product)

   
 
Welding current, Amp
Ampere
Welding voltage, V
Voltage
Consumption / product during arc on
 
Kwh/product
Consumption / product during arc off
 
Kwh/product

Total consumption per product
 
Kwh/product

x

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