plasma-arc welding

plasma-arc welding

[′plaz·mə ¦ärk ′weld·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Welding metal in a gas stream heated by a tungsten arc to temperatures approaching 60,000°F (33,315°C).
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On-line quality monitoring in plasma-arc welding, Journal of Materials Processing Technology 120(1-3): 270-274.
It is particularly useful for thin-sheet resistance welding and plasma-arc welding requiring short welds and cycle times.
The computer-controlled system is fitted for gas-tungsten-arc and plasma-arc welding processes.