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post #1 of 4 Old 10-31-2005, 03:49 PM Thread Starter
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what is a pinch weld?

I had a windshield replacement done today and on the slip the dude wrote "very rusty pinch weld!" what is a pinch weld?! thanks for your help.


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post #2 of 4 Old 10-31-2005, 03:54 PM
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Pinchweld:
The one-inch ledge surrounding the opening of the vehicle that supports the windshield. On that pinchweld the urethane adhesive attaches to the glass.

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post #3 of 4 Old 10-31-2005, 04:33 PM
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a pinch weld can be found all over any vehicle and doesn't necessarily have to be around the windshield....just a method of joining two pieces of metal, an efficient way for a factory to manufacture cars...i'd assume they just butt two pieces of metal together, back to back and essentially melt them together......if i'm wrong please correct me
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post #4 of 4 Old 10-31-2005, 08:33 PM
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spanner = wrench
pinch weld = spot weld
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