flash butt welding


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flash butt welding

[′flash ‚bət ‚weld·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Resistance welding to produce a butt joint by passing an electric current through two pieces of metal in light contact to create an arc which causes flashing and consequent heating; the weld is completed by applying pressure at the joint.
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