butt welding


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Noun1.butt welding - creating a butt joint by welding
welding - fastening two pieces of metal together by softening with heat and applying pressure
flash butt welding, flash welding - butt welding by creating an electric arc between the two pieces which melts and joins them; used for joining segments of metal pipe
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As specified in the design codes [2, 3], the width of the butt welding should be controlled within 10 mm.