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Modern Methods of Welding

Nature volume 101, pages 105107 (11 April 1918) | Download Citation



THE union of two pieces of metal by fire fusion and hammering is an old-established art in connection with iron, and is rendered easy by the fact that the change from liquid to solid is not abrupt in the case of this metal, which exists in a pasty condition over a considerable range of temperature. Since the invention of the oxy-hydrogen blowpipe by Hare in 1801, steady progress has been made with the welding of iron and other metals by methods in-

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