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Welding Fundamentals and Processes

Edited by
T. Lienert
T. Lienert
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T. Siewert
T. Siewert
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S. Babu
S. Babu
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V. Acoff
V. Acoff
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ASM International
Volume
6A
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-174-0
Publication date:
2011
Book Chapter

Flash Welding and Upset Welding

By
R. (Bob) Matteson
R. (Bob) Matteson
Taylor-Winfield Technologies, Inc.
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Published:
2011
Page range:
448 - 455
Publication history
August 26, 2011

Abstract

Flash welding, also called flash butt welding, is a resistance welding process in which a butt joint weld is produced by a flashing action and by the application of pressure. The flash welding process consists of preweld preparation, flashing, upsetting (forging), and postweld heat treatment. This article provides an overview of both flash welding and upset welding and describes the various process and failure origins of flash welding as well as the equipment used. It also explains the characteristics and advantages of solid-state upset welding.

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R. (Bob) Matteson, 2011. "Flash Welding and Upset Welding", Welding Fundamentals and Processes, T. Lienert, T. Siewert, S. Babu, V. Acoff

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