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The process of fusing one metal to another using combustible gas, covered electrode arcs, and gas-shielded arcs; welding exposes welders to gases, metal fumes, and toxins, and increases risk of lung cancer and mesothelioma


n a process used to join metals.
welding, arc and gas,
n See welding, fusion.
welding, cold,
n the property of welding at room temperature when clean surfaces are pressed into contact. This property is exhibited to the highest degree by gold in the form of foil or crystals.
welding, fusion,
n a process in which parts are melted and fused together. Also called
arc and gas welding.
welding, pressure,
n a welding process in which the parts are not melted, although heat is usually required. Recrystallization across the interface occurs. Gold foil is welded by pressure without temperature elevation. Also called
resistance welding and
spot welding.
welding property,
n the characteristic of certain materials, especially metals, to firmly unite together when subjected to heat or pressure in a suitable environment.
welding, resistance,
n See welding, pressure.
welding, spot,
n See welding, pressure.
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This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the spot welding machine market.
In this study, the applicability of the new Friction Spot Welding process for producing overlap joints of an AA6181-T4 is investigated.
The method of obtaining contact electrodes for pressure spot welding by cladding composite layers has technically and economically benefits as follows:
4 mm, spot welding method being used to join two components of equal thickness and with the electrodes having the same constructive parameters.
New Elektron products at the NADA Expo include the MULTISPOT(TM) MI-100control T inverter spot welder with TrueAutoMode(TM), the collision repair industry's first fully automatic spot welding system.
The 150 peer-reviewed and selected papers consider such topics as a "green" rubber compound for making tire tread with anti-static features, the effect of spot welding current and cycles on the mechanical properties of welded galvanized steel sheets, nanoelectrode chrome photomask design and specification for biosensor fabrication, destroying pathogenic micro-organisms in contaminated water by oxide photocatalysis, and kinetic and thermodynamic studies of the adsorption of copper ions into pomelo peel (Citrus grandis).
It's not as though there aren't automotive aluminum spot welding applications being performed right now, but what's typically the case is that the welding is being supplemented by mechanical fasteners, such as self-piercing rivets.
The Comau spot welding machine integrates a welding gun with the flange connected directly to the robot without the need for any adapter kit.
The solution proposed in this paper is the development of new spot welding electrodes (for spot welding) reinforced using laser beam remelting and carbides embedding, that are not toxic for people and the environment, since they do not contain metallic elements such as Cr, Be, Zr.
Topics include friction stir welding of an aluminum coal hopper railcar, friction stir joining of thermoplastics, numerical simulation of a refill fraction stir spot welding process, and liquid metal embrittlement of MP-159 pin tools.
Range of 15-, 20-, 30-, and 40-kHz ultrasonic systems with 150- to 6000-w power for most assemblies including welding, staking, spot welding, inserting, swaging and degating.