The Essential Welder: Gas Tungsten Metal Arc Welding, 1st Edition
- Larry Jeffus Eastfield College (Emeritus)
- ISBN-10: 0827376146 | ISBN-13: 9780827376144
- 112 Pages
- © 2000 | Published
- College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $75.75
This new text and lab book combination 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. The textbook is filled with practical welding exercises; the lab book adds more of these as well as projects designed to challenge and motivate the student, as well as additional review questions. A practical and real-world approach pervades this book. There is an emphasis on safety, and AWS terminology is used throughout. An Instructor's Guide includes an answer key for all exercises and projects.
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.