Butt welding is a welding technique used to connect parts which are nearly parallel and don't overlap. It can be used to run a processing machine continuously, as opposed to having to restart such machine with a new supply of metals. Butt-welding is an economical and reliable way of joining without using additional components.
Usually, a butt-welding joint is made by gradually heating up the two weld ends with a weld plate and then joining them under a specific pressure. This process is very suitable for prefabrication and producing special fittings. Afterward, the material is usually ground down to a smooth finish and either sent on its way to the processing machine, or sold as a completed product.