Welding

Welding is a process used in fabrication and sculpture. In welding materials (like metals and thermoplastics) can be joined together by creating fusion with heat. Whilst the base metal is melted, a filler material is also added to form a pool of molten material that cools to form a joint that can be considered even stronger than the base material alone. There are various metal welding methods but some of the most common are Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), Gas metal arc welding (GMAW), Flux-cored arc welding (FCAW), Submerged arc welding (SAW), and Electroslag welding (ESW). Other metal joining techniques include brazing and soldering, but they involve lower temperatures which do not melt the base metal. Welding is a process used in bicycle and aircraft production, repair and maintenance, as well as automotive vehicles and naval applications. It is also used by blacksmiths, hobbyists, and DIYers.

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  1. Arc Welding
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    Arc welding is a manual, semi-automatic or fully automated process what binds metals by using electricity. In arc welding, electricity creates enough heat to melt metals, which then bind as they cool. It is a popular welding method amongst the construction and automotive industry.

  2. Coded Welding
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    Coded welding is a welding process undertaken by a coded welder. To obtain the status of coded welder, an industry exam has to be taken. Once passed, the coded welder can handle welding procedure specifications (WPS) drawn to detail trusted welding techniques, agreed materials and accepted procedures.

  3. MIG Welding
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    MIG welding, also known as metal arc welding (GMAW) and metal active gas welding (MAG), is a welding process that uses electrodes to melt and bind. Because of its effectiveness, and ease of use, MIG welding is popular both in the industry and at home use.

  4. Orbital Welding
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    The orbital welding system as specifically developed for the aircraft industry and is now adopted by the aerospace, medical, power, automotive and medical industries. The orbital welding system was created to reduce any error rate cause by the operator since it relies on hardly any operator input.

  5. TIG Welding
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    Tungsten inert gas welding (TIG) is a form of arc welding. In all types of arc welding, an electric arc forms between a consumable wire electrode and a piece of workpiece metal. The electrode serves to heat the workpiece metal which causes them to melt and join.

  6. Other
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