flash butt welding.


flash butt welding.

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  • flash butt welding — noun butt welding by creating an electric arc between the two pieces which melts and joins them; used for joining segments of metal pipe • Syn: ↑flash welding • Hypernyms: ↑butt welding, ↑butt welding …   Useful english dictionary

  • flash butt welding. — See flash welding …   Useful english dictionary

  • butt welding — noun creating a butt joint by welding • Syn: ↑butt welding • Derivationally related forms: ↑buttweld (for: ↑butt welding), ↑butt weld (for: ↑butt welding), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • butt-welding — noun creating a butt joint by welding • Syn: ↑butt welding • Derivationally related forms: ↑buttweld, ↑butt weld, ↑buttweld (for: ↑butt welding), ↑butt weld ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • flash welding — noun butt welding by creating an electric arc between the two pieces which melts and joins them; used for joining segments of metal pipe • Syn: ↑flash butt welding • Hypernyms: ↑butt welding, ↑butt welding …   Useful english dictionary

  • flash welding — a method of welding metal edge to edge with a powerful electric flash followed by the application of pressure. Also called flash butt welding. * * * …   Universalium

  • welding — Technique for joining metallic parts, usually through the application of heat. Discovered in the 1st millennium AD during attempts to manipulate iron into useful shapes, the technique produced a strong, tough blade. Welding traditionally involved …   Universalium

  • Welding — is a fabrication process that joins materials, usually metals or thermoplastics, by causing coalescence. This is often done by melting the workpieces and adding a filler material to form a pool of molten material (the weld puddle ) that cools to… …   Wikipedia

  • welding — the process of joining together two pieces of metal so that bonding accompanied by appreciable interatomic penetration takes place at their original boundary surfaces. The boundaries more or less disappear at the weld, and integrating crystals… …   Mechanics glossary

  • flashbutt welding — flash butt welding n. A technique for joining segments of metal rail or pipe in which segments aligned end to end are electronically charged, producing an electric arc that melts and welds the ends of the segments, yielding an exceptionally… …   Universalium


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