Welding for Collision Repair

First Edition
Author: Larry Jeffus
ISBN #: 0766809668
©1999   Publish Date: 12/17/1998
Binding: PB
Pages: 304
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $199.95


This exciting new book isolates the important skills of welding in today's collision market. Everything from the use for new welding equipment and techniques to plasma are cutting, sectioning, and brazing are covered. A thorough overview of collision repair methods, including MIG welding, TIG welding, and oxyacetylene welding gives the reader an understanding of current repair techniques. A substantial portion of the book is devoted to the subject of using automotive plastics in both unibody and traditional frame construction.
Instructor's Manual/Answer Key, ISBN: 0-7668-0967-6

Product Benefits:

  • covers all of the techniques needed to be a skilled, well-rounded auto body technician
  • includes separate chapters on MIG Welding, Resistance Spot Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Oxyacetylene Welding, and Plasma Arc
  • complete coverage of plastic repair including materials, equipment, and methods
  • contains Glossary, Reference Table, Troubleshooting Guides, Decimal and Metric conversions, and Index

Table of Contents:

Welding Safety. Restoring a Vehicle's Structural Integrity. MIG Welding. MIG Techniques. MIG Welding Practices. Resistance Spot Welding (RSW). Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick Welding). Oxyaceteylene Welding. Brazing and Soldering. Plasma Arc and Flame Cutting. Plastic Repair Materials and Equipment. Plastic Repair Methods. Special Plastic and Fiberglass Repair Techniques. Glossary. Reference Tables. Troubleshooting Guides. Decimal and Metric Equivalents. Index

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