JOULES LAW STATES:
In this equation the current, resistance and time are the variables. The controller or timer can alter both the time and the current. The resistance of the parts being welded is fixed but the resistance can be changed by altering the force/pressure used in the welding process. The question is which will have the largest affect upon the process. The answer is the current (I).
Per the definition of the Resistance Welding Manufacturers Alliance:
RESISTANCE WELDING IS THE JOINING OF METALS BY APPLYING
FOR A LENGTH OF
THROUGH THE METAL AREA WHICH IS TO BE JOINED
Reference: RWMA - Resistance Welding Manual 4th Edition
Group B materials is a designation of the Resistance Welding Manufacturers Alliance (RWMA). It describes a group of Tungsten/Copper materials with high strength and good electrical conductivity. Their main feature is high strength at high temperatures. Their properties make them excellent materials to use in the resistance welding industry as electrodes at high heat and forces.
Group A material is a designation of the Resistance Welding Manufacturers Alliance (RWMA). It describes a group of copper alloys with high strength and high electrical conductivity. Their properties make them excellent materials to use in the resistance welding industry as electrodes and current carrying componenets used in the machinery of the resistance welding industry.
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