cold-shut definition

  • adjective:
    • shut while too cool to be carefully welded; stated of a forging or casting.
    • Closed while too cold in order to become completely welded; -- said of a forging or casting.
    • shut while too cold in order to become thoroughly welded; stated of a forging or casting.
    • shut while too cool in order to become completely welded; -- stated of a forging or casting.
  • noun:
    • An imperfection due to inadequate welding for this kind.
    • the imperfection in a casting brought on by the flowing of liquid metal upon partly chilled metal; also, the imperfect weld in a forging brought on by the insufficient temperature of one area under working.
    • In founding, same as cold-short.
    • An imperfection brought on by insufficient welding with this kind.
    • the imperfection in a casting due to the flowing of liquid steel upon partly chilled material; in addition, the imperfect weld in a forging due to the inadequate heat of one area under working.
    • In founding, identical to cold-short.
  • others:
    • Cold-hammered into form, and joined up with without welding: stated associated with links of a chain therefore made.
    • Cold-hammered into form, and joined without welding: stated associated with backlinks of a chain so made.

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