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Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

pp 743-743

Thermoband Welding

  • Jan W. GoochAffiliated with

n Trade name for a variant of hot-plate welding in which a metallic tape acting as a resistance element is adhered to the material to be welded. Low voltage is applied to heat the tape, and the adjacent plastic, to the plastic’s melting range. Pressure may be applied to the joint while it cools.

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