slot weld

slot weld

[′slät ‚weld]
(metallurgy)
Similar to plug weld, but the hole is elongated and may extend to the edge of a member without closing.

slot weld

A weld between two members, one containing an elongated hole through which the other member is exposed; the hole is completely or partially filled with weld metal, thereby joining the two members; one end of the hole may be open.
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Approved weld types include but are not limited to: groove welds, fillet welds, plug welds, slot welds, and butt welds.