electric arc welding

  • arc welding
German: Elektroschweißen
Japanese: アーク溶接

Metallurgy. A welding technique for metals that employs a luminous electrical discharge (arc) between the electrode and the metal workpiece as a source of heat to melt metals at the welding point. Either direct current (DC) or alternating current (AC) can be applied depending on the electrode and application.

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