forehand welding

forehand welding

[¦fȯr‚hand ′weld·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Welding in which the flame is directed against the base metal ahead of the weld and is moved in the direction of welding. Also known as forward welding.
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In the first experiments backhand welding technique was tested, but due to spatters in the initial stage of welding, forehand welding technique was used.
When the electrode points in the direction of travel, the technique is called forehand welding with a torch angle less than 90[degrees].