Cold-weld - definition of cold-weld by The Free Dictionary
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The welding of two materials under high pressure or vacuum without the use of heat.
(Metallurgy) (tr) to join (two metal surfaces) without heat by forcing them together so that the oxide films are broken and adhesion occurs
cold welding n
Past participle: cold-welded
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Glue for metal surface (J-B weld or equivalent)
Magnetic-pulse welding involves welding similar and dissimilar metals, as well as joining metals and composites, through a fast, efficient, cold-weld
The EMXO utilizes a cold-weld
sealing process similar to the process used to seal high stability crystal packages.