Nippes, Ernest F. Department of Metallurgical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.
- Fundamentals of process
- Surface preparation
- Metallurgical considerations
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A process in which the heat for producing the weld is generated by the resistance to the flow of current through the parts to be joined. The application of external force is required; however, no fluxes, filler metals, or external heat sources are necessary. Most metals and their alloys can be successfully joined by resistance welding processes.
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