Synchro-Pulse welding publications

By November 5th, 2010

The following publications detail the work involved in the development of CSIRO’s Synchro-Pulse CDT welding system.


Ogilvie GJ, Brougham WK, Cheeseman GL, Leske DM, 1988, ‘Pulsed arc welding’, U.S. Patent Number 4,758,707 – AU 74001/87 58’1551 – CA 538836 – EU 87304916.6 – JP 62-1390’17 – NZ 220555.

Brougham WK, Cheesman GL, Ogilvie GJ, Schubert A, 1984, ‘Improved current pulse generator’, EU Patent Number EP 01122021.

Ogilvie GJ, Ogilvy IM, Schubert A, 1984, ‘Generator of high current pulses’, U.S. Patent Number 4,459,460 – AU 524642 – UK 8113736 (2072437B) – EU 80303182.2 (0026072B) covering Italy, France and West Germany – HK 2072437B – JP 502013/80 – SG 2072437B.

Ogilvie GJ, Zemancheff PA, 1983, ‘Detection or tracking system’, Provisional Patent PG1722/83.

Lloyd PG, Lowe WH, Ogilvie GJ, Summerville E, Szendi-Horvath G, 1980, ‘Transformation Hardening of Metals’, PCT/AU80/00009 351,312 21859A/80, 500979/80 8038466 220,026, P 30 43 400.5; Australia, Canada, Italy, Japan, UK, US, West Germany.


Brown RH, Carter AR, Davie RS, Ogilvie GJ, 1997, Research Development and Innovation, Engineers Australia Books, Crows Nest, NSW, 86 pages.

Key publications

Ogilvie GJ, Ogilvy IM, Schubert A, 1979, ‘A new pulse generator for pulsed arc welding’, Aust Welding J, 2: 47.

Ogilvie GJ, Robinson PM, 1971, ‘Comments on lattice defects in plastic organic solids’, Mol Cryst Liq Cryst, 11: NP, 4, 379.

Ogilvie GJ, 1969, ‘The threshold of damage by xenon ions in gold and silver’, Aust J Phys, 22: 169.

Ogilvie GJ, 1967, ‘Slip band continuity across grain boundaries in aluminum’, Scripta Met, 1: 79.

Michell D, Ogilvie GJ, 1966, ‘The effect of exposure to air on dislocations in zinc and cadmium crystals’, Phys Stat Sol, l5: 83.

Ogilvie GJ, Sanders JV, Thomson AA, 1963, ‘The bombardment of gold films by inert gas ions’, J Phys Chem Solids,2: 247.

Ogilvie GJ, Thomson AA, 1961, ‘Influence of temperature and bombardment rate on disorientation of silver single crystals by ion bombardment’, J Phys Chem Solids, 11: 203.

Ogilvie GJ, 1960, ‘Bombardment of metals by inert gas ions’, Aust J Phys, 13: 402.

Ogilvie GJ, 1959, ‘The surface structure of silver crystals after argon ion bombardment’, J Phys Chem Solids, 10: 222.

Ogilvie GJ, Ridge MJ, 1959, ‘The cathodic sputtering of silver’, J Phys Chem Solids, 10: 217.

Sosnovsky HMC, Ogilvie GJ, Gillam E, 1958, ‘Catalytic activity and surface structure after ion bombardment’, Nature, 182: 523-524.

Ogilvie GJ, Brinson G, 1955, ‘A microscope hot stage using electron bombardment’, J Sci Instrum, 32: 5.

Boas W, Ogilvie GJ, 1954, ‘The plastic deformation of a crystal in a polycrystalline aggregate’, Acta. Met., 2: 655.

Ogilvie GJ, Clothier WK, 1954, ‘Deviations from Matthieson’s Rule for cold-drawn wires’, Aust J Phys, 2: 210.

Ogilvie GJ, 1953, ‘The continuity of slip lines across a grain boundary’, J Inst Met, 81: 491.

Brindley GW, Ogilvie GJ, 1951, ‘The texture of single crystals of Brucite’, Acta Cryst, 5: 412.

Clarebrough LM, Ogilvie GJ, 1950, ‘Development of the macrostructure of metals by machining’, In: Machining Theory and Practice, American Society for Metals, p.110.

Conference proceedings

French IM, Ogilvie GJ, Ramakrishnan S, Ogilvy IM, Bosworth M, 1988, ‘Droplet transfer from gas shielded solid and flux cored wires – Effect of pulsed current and shielding gas’, In: Int. Inst. of Welding, Asian Pacific Welding Congress, 3: 72.

Ogilvie GJ, Henderson ID, 1987, ‘Welding Research in CSIRO’, In: Proc. 35th AWl Conference.

Ogilvie GJ, 1986, ‘Factors controlling metal transfer in gasmetal arc welding’, In: Proc. 34th AWl Conference.

Ogilvie GJ, Zemancheff PA, 1985, ‘An Optical sensing system’, In: Proc. 33rd Annual Conference of the Australian Welding Institute, pp.1 (Suppl).

Ogilvie GJ, Ogilvy IM, 1983, ‘The pulsed GMA process in automatic welding’, In: Proc. 31st Annual Conference of the Australian Welding Institute, pp.16 (Suppl).

Ogilvie GJ, Brougham WK, 1981, ‘The design and application of pulsed arc welding systems’, In: Proc. AWI/NZWI Joint Welding Convention, pp.243.

Ogilvie GJ, Ogilvy LM, 1979, ‘A heat treatment process using the tungsten inert-gas arc’, Metals Forum, 2: 34.