Electric arcs

Electric arcs

Electric arcs


“What are those electric discharges that I see in highly ionized gasses?”


You might be curious what exactlymakes welding work. Well, it turns out to be very simple. All that is going on is that there is a continuous, high density electric current that passes through a gas or vapor with a relatively low potential difference across the conductors. This allows for the high intensity of heat that is used for engineering applications such as welding

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