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In the next morning's paper I saw a little news item, and the last sentence of it may help you (as it helped me) to weld the incidents together.
His desk and private drawers, in a room contiguous to his bedchamber, had been ransacked; money and valuable articles were missing; there was a bloody hand-print on the old man's linen; and, by a powerfully welded chain of deductive evidence, the guilt of the robbery and apparent murder had been fixed on Clifford, then residing with his uncle in the House of the Seven Gables.
Breakfast over, Aunt Polly had family worship: it began with a prayer built from the ground up of solid courses of Scriptural quotations, welded together with a thin mortar of originality; and from the summit of this she delivered a grim chapter of the Mosaic Law, as from Sinai.
"Pip, dear old chap, life is made of ever so many partings welded together, as I may say, and one man's a blacksmith, and one's a whitesmith, and one's a goldsmith, and one's a coppersmith.
Weld close the bars, and let them fret their hero lives away within the narrow cage.
He could never weld the warring factions of the disrupted federation.
Ever-increasing weld quality and productivity requirements of the final welds from the pipeline, orbital welding is the first choice for the joining of pipes.
Ten years of development and testing by ESAB and its partners have proven that hybrid laser arc welding produces welds that can be at least as strong, tough and ductile as conventional welds in every way.
Weld seams may be produced by overlapping individual pulses, which reduces heat input by introducing a brief cooling cycle between pulses, an advantage for producing welds in heat sensitive materials.
General topics covered in the opening chapters include welding metallurgy of magnesium alloys, preparation for welding, welding materials, welding and joining of magnesium alloys to aluminum alloys and to steel, and corrosion and protection of magnesium alloy welds. Remaining chapters discuss particular welding and joining techniques, including brazing and soldering, mechanical joining, adhesive bonding, gas-tungsten arc welding, variable polarity plasma arc welding, hybrid laser-arc welding, activating flux tungsten inert gas welding, friction stir welding, laser welding, resistance spot welding, and electromagnetic pulse welding of magnesium to aluminum sheets.
The tailored blank industry was the first on investing on the hybrid laser-arc welding because of the need of wide high quality welds made at high speed; afterwards many industrial fields were attracted by the process such as the construction, ship building and the pipeline industries.
The accurate measurement of laser welding processes is not an easy task, laser welds produce intense light and heat, which blinds traditional cameras without specialised filtering and illumination.