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verb A slang term meaning to defibrillate, as in, ‘I welded the patient 3 times and he was still in V fib’

weld

(wĕld) [variant of well, to boil]
To fuse or join two objects with heat.
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Your body needs to develop muscle memory and learn the hand-eye coordination to make proper welds, which doesn't happen overnight.
The remaining parameters are kept the same as in the finite element models of the welds with the realistic weld geometries.
In the case of POM-CNT-V2, the welds, which were joined under different weld pressures lower than 2 MPa, present similar or even slightly higher tensile strength in comparison with that of nonwelded POM, as is shown in Fig.
According to the weld quality standard ISO 5817, welded joints may be classified by reinforcement as welds in level C or D [8].
The FSW process has been used to produce a full thickness, single-pass welds in 0.
With a leading arc arrangement, gas shielding seems to work better, but a trailing arc gives wider welds with a smoother junction to the base metal.
Porosity is a small pocket of gas caught in the weld metal that can appear at any specific point on the weld or along its full length.
For hybrid welds increasing the energy ratio of laser to arc can narrow the weld width, reduce the tendency of grain growth and modify the microstructure of fusion zone.
The tool can be used on corrosion-resistant alloy-lined pipe to identify sour, or aggressive, ingress points, in clad butt-weld and clad weld inlay applications.
Problems included insufficient weld quality and frequent horn cracking.