stud welding

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stud welding

[′stəd ‚weld·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Arc-welding using the heat of an electric arc produced between a metal stud and another part, and then bringing the parts together under pressure.

stud welding

An arc-welding process in which coalescence is produced by heating with an arc between a metal stud and the other work part until the surfaces to be joined are properly heated; then they are brought together under pressure.
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