Taxonomy: Explosive Welding

Description

Explosive welding joins two pieces of metal together by forcing them together at high speed using an explosive charge, which causes them to permanently bond together.

 

Overview of Process

Explosive welding is a process that uses an explosive charge to propel one metallic workpiece towards another. The force of the collision causes the two metal workpieces to permanently join together.

 

Additional Notes

There are currently no additional notes for this process.

 

Process Illustration

References

Joshi. “Introduction to Explosive Welding

New York Times. “Many Uses Forecast for Explosive Welding