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Differences Between Spot Welding & Projection Welding

Norstan Resistance Welding

The resistance welding process is commonly utilized in budget projects because it requires no additional materials outside of the metal that’s being joined. Fortunately, the cost-effective nature of the process doesn’t translate to a less reliable weld. While differing welding methods vary in cost, the appropriate method is largely chosen by what is best suitable…

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The Most Common Failure Scenarios for Electrical Contacts

image of failed toy rocket with text overlay common failure scenarios for electrical contacts

Often, when a product or component fails, it’s because it wasn’t adequately designed for the environment or the application in which it was used. Think of the O-rings on the boosters of the Challenger Space Shuttle, which were never designed to survive a launch in cold weather. Or the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, which…

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