Welt

(redirected from welting)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

welt

[welt]
(building construction)
In sheet-metal roofing, a seam consisting of two joined sheets of metal whose edges have been folded over each other and fastened down flat.
A strip of wood fastened over a flush seam or joint for added strength.
(engineering)
A strip that has been fastened to the edges of plates that form a butt joint in a steam boiler.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Welt

A seam in flat metal roof coverings where the edges are folded and dressed down; also called single and double welts, depending on the number of folds.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

welt

1. In sheet-metal roofing, a seam which joins two sheets; formed by folding over the edges of the sheets, engaging the folded portions and then dressing them down flat.
2. A strip of wood fastened over a flush seam or joint, or an angle, to strengthen it.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
With the welting panel up, stitch each pillow-cover edge along the previous welting stitching, beginning and ending 2" from each corner.
With foam in place, push seam allowances so they lie flat along boxing and so welting is square with foam edges.