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A welding process in which the ends of two metal parts are fused by heat generated from their resistance to an electric current and applied pressure.
- ‘These are flash welding, high-frequency resistance welding, percussion welding, projection welding, resistance seam welding, resistance spot welding, and upset welding.’
- ‘The resistance welding processes can be used for welding magnesium, including spot welding, seam welding, and flash welding.’
- ‘Spot, seam, and flash welding are all resistance-welding processes, which have been successfully applied to titanium.’
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