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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

arc′ weld`ing(n.)

  1. welding in which the heat for fusion is supplied by an electric arc.

    Category: Metallurgy, Building Trades

Origin of arc welding:

1930–35

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  1. arc welding(Noun)

    The process of welding two pieces of metal together using the heat generated by an electric arc between two electrodes.

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  1. Arc welding

    Arc welding is a type of welding that uses a welding power supply to create an electric arc between an electrode and the base material to melt the metals at the welding point. They can use either direct or alternating current, and consumable or non-consumable electrodes. The welding region is usually protected by some type of shielding gas, vapor, or slag. Arc welding processes may be manual, semi-automatic, or fully automated. First developed in the early part of the 20th century, arc welding became commercially important in shipbuilding during the Second World War. Today it remains an important process for the fabrication of steel structures and vehicles.

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