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Weld

Sir Frederick Aloysius. 1823--91, New Zealand statesman, born in England: prime minister of New Zealand (1864--65)
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weld

[weld]
(metallurgy)
A union made between two metals by welding.
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weld

To unite metals by heating them to suitable temperatures, with or without the application of pressure, and with or without the use of filler metal.
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WE USED TO BE ABLE TO TRAIN WELDERS IN A RELATIVELY SHORT time period when all that was needed was a good demonstration and plenty of booth time.
They are trying to meet a large and growing need; the American Welding Society estimates that the country will face a shortage of 374,000 welders by the year 2024.
Welders are currently top of Championship Onewith 13 points from five games.
The welder, whose name was withheld, was fixing a gate of the factory when a spark fell on the highly flammable materials and the fire eventually reached the rubber materials.
A lack of skilled welders, says Tadic, increases the risk that the work may not be as reliable as it has been in the past.
Conclusion: WMSDs had occurred with a high rate among Iranian welders. This study supports the need for vigilant ergonomic intervention at welding.
Services director Steve Hunt said: "At times of high need, we have tried to recruit welders in this country without success.
Welders would not be expected to be proficient in every type of weld as different methods suit different industries or companies.
The iQ servo-controlled welder is based on the company's new Melt Match technology which controls the collapse speed profile during the weld.
"We are gearing up towards a potential nuclear new-build and renewable energies certainly require skilled welders. There is a lot of fabrication done on shore before things like wind turbine towers are taken offshore to be erected."
The AWS estimates a shortage of at least 200,000 welders by 2010.
In the Ranger 10,000 Plus welders, 9 kW of continuous ac/dc power is provided along with stick, basic TIG, MIG and flux-cored welding capabilities.