stitch welding

stitch welding

[′stich ‚weld·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
A series of spaced spot resistance welds.

stitch welding

The joining of two or more parts by the use of intermittent welds.
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and sheet metal must be secured together by stitch welding.
Stitch welding leaves voids in the weld, which provide potential harborage for microbes.
Optional equipment and controls are available for various functions, such as stitch welding, cladding, and oscillation.
Heinemann admits that if it is a comparison of welded spot to welded spot (I'm not letting him talk about the benefit of stitch welding that is easily accommodated by a laser, and which can provide a better joint), then they're the same.