root of weld

root of weld

[′rüt əv ′weld]
(metallurgy)
The points at which the bottom of the weld and the base metal surfaces intersect. Also known as root.
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Samples were welded by inverter source Migatronic PI 200, direct current with direct polarity, with use of fixture for root of weld protect.
Atkinson and Turner [22] reported that pores in a weld were reduced when the root of weld groove was open.
Microhardness examination illustrated in figure 4 was done on the three different layers: layer 1 is the top of the weld bead, layer 2 is in the middle and layer 3 is located to the root of weld bead (Dumitrache, 2000).