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He was welded into a common personality which was dominated by a single desire.
The courtiers, having entered, brought furnaces and massy hammers and welded the bolts.
The vat- wiring had many bad joints, and, on investigation, Gluck discovered minute welds at the joints in the wiring.
His desk and private drawers, in a room contiguous to his bedchamber, had been ransacked; money and valuable articles were missing; there was a bloody hand-print on the old man's linen; and, by a powerfully welded chain of deductive evidence, the guilt of the robbery and apparent murder had been fixed on Clifford, then residing with his uncle in the House of the Seven Gables.
Breakfast over, Aunt Polly had family worship: it began with a prayer built from the ground up of solid courses of Scriptural quotations, welded together with a thin mortar of originality; and from the summit of this she delivered a grim chapter of the Mosaic Law, as from Sinai.
"Pip, dear old chap, life is made of ever so many partings welded together, as I may say, and one man's a blacksmith, and one's a whitesmith, and one's a goldsmith, and one's a coppersmith.
Tungsten inert gas is a welding process that uses a non-consumable electrode to produce the weld. Arc welding is a technique where metals are welded using heat generated by an electric arc.
The quality assurance holy grail for many manufacturers in the aerospace, automotive and medical device sectors (among others) would be a single system that can monitor all relevant aspects of the welding process, with tight integration into the welding head, smart software to consolidate results into concise and actionable quality information, and the ability to inspect every weld in a production environment.
The main disadvantages of GTAW are a large weld bead size and thermally induced distortion.
Both are using inert gases (usually argon, helium and their combinations) to shield the weld pool.
Things to consider are duty time (how long you can weld), the input voltage (110v or 220v), output amperage (will it go high or low enough) and cost.