Ultrasonic welder

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Ultrasonic welder

This is the tool used to weld pieces of mylar together to make encapsulating enclosures for flat materials. Its tip generates ultrasound, which has an effect similar to that of heat, in that it fuses two pieces of mylar along a very narrow and controlled line.


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