submerged-arc welding

submerged-arc welding

[səb′mərjd ¦ärk ′weld·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Arc welding with a bare metal electrode, the arc and tip of the electrode being shielded by a blanket of granular, fusible material.
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The bottom line is a big boost in productivity: in 3 hours it will produce a part that now requires up to a week of submerged-arc welding.