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LEARN THE ART OF WELDING FROM THE GROUND UP
Filled with step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations, Welding, Second Edition provides an easy-to-follow introduction to oxyacetylene welding and cutting, soldering, and basic metal properties. You'll learn how to set up your workshop, properly use welding equipment, design projects, work safely, and get professional results--even if you have no experience. With coverage of the latest tools, materials, and techniques, this fully updated, hands-on guide serves as an ideal beginner's tutorial as well as an on-the-job reference for experienced welders.
Find out how to:
Work with oxyacetylene welding fuels, equipment, and supplies
Review other welding methods, including arc, tungsten inert gas, and gas metal arc welding
Understand the properties and weldability of various metals
Use the latest soldering tools and techniques
Master brazing, braze welding, cutting metal, and welding thicker metals
Follow welding safety procedures and troubleshoot problems
Test your knowledge with end-of-chapter review questions
Design and set up your own home workshop
Build metal projects, including a gate, fireplace grate, and workbench
Table of contents
Introduction--Welding, Soldering, and Brazing workers Ch. 1. Oxyacetylene Welding Tools Ch. 2. Oxyacetylene Welding Equipment Ch. 3. Setting Up and Oxyacetylene Outfit Ch. 4. Other Types of Welding and Equipment Ch. 5. Metals and Their Properties Ch. 6. Welding Supplies Ch. 7. Soldering Ch. 8. Brazing and Braze Welding Ch. 9. Beginning Welding Ch. 10. Welding Thicker Materials Ch. 11. Protection and Problems Ch. 12. Weldability of Certain Metals Ch. 13. Cutting Metal Ch. 14. Safety Ch. 15. The Home Workshop Ch. 16. Metal Projects Glossary Appendix Index
Don Geary is the author of more than 25 how-to books on a variety of shop and construction skills. He has written numerous articles that have appeared in Popular Science, Popular Mechanics, Family Handyman, and other publications.
Rex Miller is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at State University of New York—College at Buffalo, where he taught technical curriculums for more than 40 years. He has authored or coauthored more than 100 books for vocational and industrial arts programs, including Welding Licensing Exam Study Guide (McGraw-Hill).