This lap weld
of a 416 stainless cap to 310 stainless body met the requirements for a cosmetic as well as a deep penetrating weld.
The common weld types required to support miniaturization in the medical device industry include ball welds and butt welds in support of catheter guide wires; seam welds and lap welds
in support of steerable catheters; and spot welds and tip welds in support of stimulation leads as well as sensing and ablating catheters.
This wire also works in fillet and lap welds
on galvanized or mild steels up to 3/4" thick.
The Axial Compression Bonder offers precise control for performing strong butt and lap welds
on catheter shafts, according to the company.
Recently, they've developed what's called the MIG Force push-pull write Feed system that is specifically designed to facilitate aluminum MIG welding--as in providing the means to make lap welds
at 5 m/min and fillet laps at 2 m/min.
Paltier's unique nine-bend upright design, the full lap welds
, the industry's heaviest one-piece beam connector -- all these and many other features provide a stronger, more durable rack for the long run.
The remote laser welding system is capable of producing butt, fillet, and lap welds