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resistance welding

welding utilizing pressure and heat that is generated in the pieces to be welded by resistance to an electric current.
Origin of resistance welding
1910-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for resistance welding
  • Adjust electric current and timing cycles of resistance welding machines to heat metals to bonding temperature.
  • It applies to the use of resistance welding equipment.
  • resistance welding techniques were developed first, followed by laser welding.
  • Only longitudinal and spiral seam welds in steel pipe piles may be made by the electric resistance welding method.
British Dictionary definitions for resistance welding

resistance welding

a welding technique in which the parts to be joined are held together under pressure and heat is produced by passing a current through the contact resistance formed between the two surfaces
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