Metal Fabricating Glossary


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sawtooth wave

 noun


Definitions

  1. A sawtooth wave follows a pattern similar to that of a sine wave, a series of alternating high and low voltages. The difference is that a sawtooth wave’s magnitude rises steadily to a maximum, then switches instantaneously to zero. A sawtooth wave is useful for many welding applications.

External Resources

Riding the right wave in aluminum welding


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