complete joint penetration


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complete joint penetration

[kəm′plēt ′jȯint pen·ə′trā·shən]
(metallurgy)
The fusion of weld metal to base metal throughout the entire thickness of the base metal, that is, the deposited weld metal occupies the entire groove.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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