Chapter 5

Electric Welding

Objectives

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

  • understand the various methods of electrical welding
  • know the importance of the choice of welding time
  • discuss the different welding equipments
  • study the salient features of the electrical welding equipments
5.1 Introduction

Welding is the process of joining two pieces of metal or non-metal together by heating them to their melting point. Filler metal may or may not be used to join two pieces. The physical and mechanical properties of a material to be welded such as melting temperature, density, thermal conductivity, and tensile strength take an important role in welding. Depending upon how the heat applied is created; we get different types of welding ...

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