Definition of friction welding in English:

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friction welding


Welding in which the heat is produced by rotating one component against the other under compression.
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  • Other processes, such as plasma arc welding, resistance spot welding, laser-beam welding, electronbeam welding, and friction welding, can be used.
  • After friction welding, the pistons are heat treated to create a uniform molecular structure across the weld before machining.
  • In friction welding only a very small amount of the base metal is heated.

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Syllabification: fric·tion weld·ing

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