semiautomatic welding

semiautomatic welding

[¦sem·ē‚ȯd·ə′mad·ik ′weld·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
An arc-welding method in which the electrode, a long length of small-diameter bare wire, usually in coil form, is positioned and advanced by the operator from a hand-held welding gun which feeds the electrode through the nozzle.
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Lincoln Electric demonstrated its Power Feed 10M Dual combined with a Power Wave power source for semiautomatic welding system for applications in the automotive, transportation, furniture fabrication, lawn and garden equipment, and agricultural equipment manufacturing industries, among others.
Semiautomatic welding machines require an operator and are a must for most products of any volume that require quality or critical function welds.