Gas Metal Arc Welding

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Welding, Gas Metal Arc


a type of arc welding in which protective gases are fed to the weld zone in order to prevent air from acting on the weld. Gas shielding provides a stable arc, improves the conditions for forming a weld, and improves the quality of the weld itself.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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