Definition of spot-weld in English:


Syllabification: spot-weld


[with object]
  • Join by welding at a number of separate points: the wire was spot-welded in place
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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Gates should be of heavy construction, with hinge pins spot-welded to prevent easy removal.


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  • Each of the welds so made.
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    • But it's not like a spot weld - it is a surface weld.
    • 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 joints proved to be equal to spot welds in bending and rolling tests on the wheels.


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spot welding

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  • These are flash welding, high-frequency resistance welding, percussion welding, projection welding, resistance seam welding, resistance spot welding, and upset welding.
  • Structural adhesives and rivets are gaining respect as suitable alternatives or supplements to conventional spot welding and screw fastening.
  • He was last seen doing freelance spot welding in Detroit.

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