The Essential Welder: Gas Tungsten Metal Arc Welding

First Edition
Author: Larry Jeffus
ISBN #: 0827376146
©2000   Publish Date: 12/15/1999
Binding: PB
Pages: 112
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $99.95

Description:

This new book provides a complete, concise and modern introduction to gas tungsten arc welding. Coverage progresses from the basics of equipment and materials through the essentials of assembly, fabrication, and layout techniques. Teaches practical and real-world welding using industry standard American welding terminology throughout. The book is filled with welding exercises as well as additional review questions to help reinforce concepts.

Product Benefits:

  • safety emphasized throughout to build good practices in welding
  • American Welding Society symbols used throughout
  • AWS standards and recommendations followed; this book will lead the learner to AWS certification

Table of Contents:

SECTION 1 INTERDICTION: Interdiction to GTA Welding. Safety. Power Supplies, and Currents. Torches, Hoses and Nozzles. Tungsten. Shielding Gas and Flow Meters. Filler Metal. Welding Symbols. Layout and Fabrication. Welding Standards. SECTION 2 ASSEMBLY AND SETUP: Equipment Assembly. Equipment Setup. Shielding Gas Setup. Preparation for Welding. Starting an ARC. Setup for Welding Mild Steel. Setup for Welding Stainless Steel. Setup for Welding Aluminum. Setup for Welding Pipe. Setup for Welding Alloys. SECTION 3 FLAT POSITION WELDING: Mild Steel Welding. Stainless Steel Welding. Aluminum Welding. SECTION 4 HORIZONTAL POSITION WELDING: Mild Steel Welding. Stainless Steel Welding. Aluminum Welding. SECTION 5 VERTICAL POSITION WELDING: Mild Steel Welding. Stainless Steel Welding. Aluminum Welding. SECTION 6 OVERHEAD POSITION WELDING: Mild Steel Welding. Stainless Steel Welding. Aluminum Welding. SECTION 7 PIPE WELDING: Horizontal Rolled Position. Horizontal Fixed Position. Vertical Fixed Position. 45 Fixed Position. SECTION 8 WELDER CERTIFICATION: Qualified and Certified Welders. AWS Entry Level Welder Qualification and Welder Certification. Weld Testing & Inspection.

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