resistance spot welding


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resistance spot welding

[ri′zis·təns ′spät ‚weld·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Resistance welding process in which the parts are lapped and held in place under pressure; the size and shape of the electrodes (usually circular) control the size and shape of the welds.
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Zhong, "Finite element analysis of resistance spot welding process", Chinese Control and Decision Conference, CCDC, 2009.
Chena, "Finite element analysis for the mechanical features of resistance spot welding process", Journal of Materials Processing Technology, vol.
2009) Surface modified long-life electrode for resistance spot welding of Zn-coated steel, Journal of Materials Processing Technology 209, pp.
Gas metal arc welding (GMAW) is widespread for plastically deformed or closed parts of the automobile body and is frequently used where the part geometry restricts the application of resistance spot welding (RSW) or when the design requires supplementary joint strength and stiffness.
The minimal level of treatment on the surface makes it ultra-thin and essentially transparent to downstream processes such as forming, resistance spot welding and painting.
Remaining chapters discuss particular welding and joining techniques, including brazing and soldering, mechanical joining, adhesive bonding, gas-tungsten arc welding, variable polarity plasma arc welding, hybrid laser-arc welding, activating flux tungsten inert gas welding, friction stir welding, laser welding, resistance spot welding, and electromagnetic pulse welding of magnesium to aluminum sheets.
GM s new resistance spot welding process uses a patented multi-ring domed electrode that does what smooth electrodes are unreliable at doing welding aluminum to aluminum.

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