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CADD-2 Welding

Welding Symbols and Terminology

Welding Method of joining parts by heating the metal to a high temperature, causing them to melt and fuse together.
Groove Weld Located in a notch of the material.
Plug Weld Fit into a small hole in the work material.
Slot Weld Similar to Plug except uses a slot instead of a hole.
Gas Welding Incorporates the use acetylene to create the heat for welding.
Thermit Welding Based on the natural chemical reaction of aluminum and oxygen.
Fillet Weld Fills material generally between two perpendicular pieces.
Arc Welding A form of fusion welding in which an electrical arc forms between the work and the electrode.
TIG Tungsten-Inert Gas welding. Provides the heat but requires a filler material.
MIG Metallic Inert Gas welding. The electrode contains a consumable metallic rod.
Field Weld Weld that is made on the job site.
Spot Weld Confined to a small area between electrodes.
Seam Weld Weld along the seam of two adjacent parts.
Flash Welding A special kind of resistance welding in which the parts to be welded have a very light air gap.
Fusion Welding Uses Heat to create the weld.
Resistance Welding Uses a combination of heat and pressure to make the weld.
Created by: tmurphy