One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Join by welding at a number of separate points.‘the wire was spot-welded in place’
- ‘Today it's cheaper to laser weld than spot weld.’
- ‘Its chief advantage is the ability to spot weld from one side of the work.’
- ‘She planted the stack on the floor, casually but deliberately forcing it six inches into the ground, then repositioned the hood, spot-welding it to its support.’
- ‘Gates should be of heavy construction, with hinge pins spot-welded to prevent easy removal.’
- ‘Another approach is to take a thin-wall tube and just use a sleeve you slide over it and then spot-weld it in place before hydroforming.’
Each of the welds so made.
- ‘But it's not like a spot weld - it is a surface weld.’
- ‘The robots undertake thousands of small spot-welds, sending sparks high into the air.’
- ‘This system not only allows several welds to be done simultaneously, it also reduces weld time from three seconds for a conventional spot weld, to just half a second.’
- ‘The joint between the two aluminium panels is said to be 90% stronger than a conventional spot-weld.’
- ‘The joints proved to be equal to spot welds in bending and rolling tests on the wheels.’
- ‘Structural adhesives and rivets are gaining respect as suitable alternatives or supplements to conventional spot welding and screw fastening.’
- ‘These are flash welding, high-frequency resistance welding, percussion welding, projection welding, resistance seam welding, resistance spot welding, and upset welding.’
- ‘He was last seen doing freelance spot welding in Detroit.’
- ‘The combination is very strong and durable; add to that the fact that in contrast to spot welding, it provides the structural equivalent of seam welding.’
- ‘The welding load should be appreciably higher than for spot welding, because of the longer arc of contact between wheel and sheet.’
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