atomic hydrogen welding

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atomic hydrogen welding

[ə′täm·ik ′hī·drə·jən ′weld·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
An arc welding process in which hydrogen gas dissociated by the arc recombines outside the arc to provide intense heat and protection against oxidation for the weld.
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While at General Electric, his work resulted in improved vacuum techniques, gas-filled lamps, the atomic hydrogen torch, improved x-ray tubes, new electronic devices, and many other inventions and discoveries.