arc weld

arc weld

A weld in which the heat of fusion is supplied by an electric arc.
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This improved electrical efficiency has dramatically decreased the equipment size, making HLAW a more realistic alternative to arc weld ing of pipelines.
Offering a stable arc in welding reduces arc wander so the arc welds where it is aimed allowing weld tooling in close proximity to the weld joint for optimum heat sinking.