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HOW > Metal Spot Welding?

Post by Haunted360 » Sat Jul 02, 2011 3:14 am

Hi. I need to weld metal to metal. I could use bondo, but it is not a strong idea unlike welding.


I need to be able to weld a rod through a hole and fuse it...


I have seen people make there own using a microwave transformer.

I tried myself by just using a camera flash and soldered to the cathode and anode - but it was not powerful enough.

And let me tell you, that a 250 volt half charged capacitor shock is not a nice feeling 8)


Anyway, I need to fuse the metal together...

Any ideas?

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Re: HOW > Metal Spot Welding?

Post by MasamuneX » Sat Jul 02, 2011 2:40 pm

You could try JB Weld.

http://jbweld.net/products/jbweld.php" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: HOW > Metal Spot Welding?

Post by Haunted360 » Sat Jul 02, 2011 5:17 pm

I guess that's my only option then.

Thanks.

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Re: HOW > Metal Spot Welding?

Post by Basement_Modder » Wed Jul 06, 2011 1:30 pm

Just buy a harbor freight spot welter for >$100
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Re: HOW > Metal Spot Welding?

Post by Triton » Thu Jul 07, 2011 4:22 pm

or JBweld/JBkwik for ~4$ :lol:

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Re: HOW > Metal Spot Welding?

Post by Haunted360 » Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:48 pm

What about this one?
http://www.harborfreight.com/spot-weld-gun-98759.html

Because I need to basically make now a box...

I mean, Bondo / JB weld will work, but it is not as strong as a metal-to-metal weld.

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Re: HOW > Metal Spot Welding?

Post by Rekarp » Thu Jul 21, 2011 12:21 pm

Haunted360 wrote:What about this one?
http://www.harborfreight.com/spot-weld-gun-98759.html

Because I need to basically make now a box...

I mean, Bondo / JB weld will work, but it is not as strong as a metal-to-metal weld.
You still need the Arc Welder Box. Find a local hackerspace. They usually have welders.
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