electric resistance welding

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resistance welding

A group of welding processes in which coalescence is produced by the heat obtained from resistance of the work to the flow of electric current in a circuit of which the work is a part, and by the application of pressure.
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For the record, the electric resistance welding (ERW) process is not just an early process, it is an ongoing process still used in a significant number of pipes, mostly 24-inch and below.
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW/TIG), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW/MIG), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW/"stick"), Submerged Arc Welding (SAW), Electric Resistance Welding (ERW) and Laser/Hybrid Laser-Assist Welding.
The new contract will expand the number of GM plants using Schneider Electric resistance welding solutions to cover all 31 General Motors body shop and general assembly plants in North America.