forge welding


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forge welding

[′fȯrj ‚weld·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
A group of welding processes in which the parts to be joined, usually iron, are heated to about 1000°C and then hammered or pressed together. Also known as fire welding.
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the structure unifies scotland and e...E to be checked for fatigue cracking, and evidence of historic forge welding around the eyelets and rod.
Participants in the Introduction to Blacksmithing class go home with their own handmade coal chisel after covering the basics of hammer skills, heat treating, and forge welding. Blacksmithing classes are limited to eight people so everyone uses his or her own anvil and no more than two people share a forge.
Nehring boasts a 98% success rate in teaching the techniques of forge welding and notes that all class participants go home with their own usable handmade coal chisel after two days of Introduction to Blacksmithing.