spot welding


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spot welding

n.
Welding of overlapping pieces of metal at small points by application of great pressure and electric current.

spot′-weld′ v.
spot′-weld′er n.
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Noun1.spot welding - creating an overlapping joint by welding at small points
welding - fastening two pieces of metal together by softening with heat and applying pressure
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A hand-held ultrasonic generator is said to be well suited to staking, spot welding, cutting, splicing, and short-run packaging applications.
Two model ranges, new designs developed from the ground up, the BA range for arc welding and the BX range for spot welding offer 'best-in-class' performance and compactness.
Typical applications include: machine monitoring, such as protecting mechanical presses against overload; quality assurance in production runs for joining processes, such as wobble riveting, clinching and resistance spot welding and monitoring machine tools, such as prompt detection of tool breakage or tool collision.
And is one of the reasons why spot welding has become an application where robots are now dominant.
Tensile tests of the specimens without spot welding were also carried out with the four high strength steels to investigate the effect of the spot-welded nugget on deformation and fracture behavior, depending on the material strength level.
The common way they're used in the automotive industry is resistance spot welding (RSW).
The Smart NJ 650 is designed for multiple industrial applications, including handling, spot welding of large body parts for the automotive sector, and the manipulation of heavy components for machine tending operations, as well as palletizing, deburring and polishing, packaging and machining in general.
Topics of the 33 selected papers include the structural and mechanical characterization of hard layers obtained by plasma jet thermal spraying, determining and analyzing the dynamic loaded screws by structural analysis fractography and numerical simulation, determining some mechanical characteristics by the vibration testing of welded structures with tubular wire, optimizing the electrode processing methodology for the resistance spot welding of aluminum, deconstructing existing railway and highway bridges, and experimental research regarding the tensile properties of some polypropylene-based biocomposites reinforced with hemp shives.
These practical alternatives to riveting or spot welding provide a means to attach two metal sheets too thin to weld, fasten sheets of unequal thicknesses, join dissimilar metals, attach ultra-thin metal sections, or join metal sheets to PCB or plastic panels.
Conductive microspheres may be effective in enabling resistance spot welding of the laminates.