Welding Level 1 Trainee Guide, 3e, Paperback

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  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 2003-06-09
  • Publisher: Pearson
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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Welding Safety, Oxyfuel Cutting, Base Metal Preparation, Weld Quality, SMAW - Equipment and Setup, SMAW - Electrodes and Selection, SMAW - Beads and Fillet Welds, SMAW - Groove Welds with Backing, Joint Fit-up and Alignment, SMAW - Open V-Groove Welds and SMAW- Open-Root Pipe Welds.

Table of Contents

29101-03 Welding Safety (2.5 Hours)Covers safety equipment, protective clothing, and procedures applicable to the cutting and welding of metals
29102-03 Oxyfuel Cutting (17.5 Hours) Explains the safety requirements for oxyfuel cutting
Identifies oxyfuel cutting equipment and setup requirements
Explains how to light, adjust, and shut down oxyfuel equipment
Trainees will perform cutting techniques that include straight line, piercing, bevels, washing, and gouging
29103-03 Base Metal Preparation (12.5 Hours) Describes how to clean and prepare all types of base metals for cutting or welding
Identifies and explains joint design and base metal preparation for all welding tasks
29104-03 Weld Quality (10 Hours) Identifies the codes that govern welding
Identifies and explains weld imperfections and causes
Describes non+destructive examination practices, welder qualification tests, and the importance of quality workmanship
29105-03 SMAW Equipment and Setup (5 Hours) Describes SMAW and welding safety
Explains how to connect welding current and set up arc welding equipment
Identifies and explains using tools for cleaning welds
29106-03 SMAW Electrodes and Selection (2.5 Hours) Explains electrode characteristics and different types of filler metals
Describes the role of the American Welding Society (AWS) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Explains proper storage and control of filler metals and identifies the use of codes
29107-03 SMAW Beads and Fillet Welds (120 Hours) Describes the preparation and setup of arc welding equipment and the process of striking an arc
Explains how to detect and correct arc blow
Describes how to make stringer, weave, overlapping beads, and fillet welds
29108-03 SMAW Groove Welds with Backing (10 Hours) Explains groove welds and how to set up welding equipment for making groove welds
Describes how to make groove welds with backing
Provides procedures for making flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead groove welds
29109-03 Joint Fit-up and Alignment (5 Hours) Identifies and explains job code specifications
Describes the use of fit-up gauges and measuring devices to check fit-up and alignment and the use of plate and pipe fit-up and alignment tools to properly prepare joists
Explains how to check for joint misalignment and poor fit
29110-03 SMAW Open V-Groove Welds (120 Hours) Explains open V-groove welds and how to set up welding equipment for making open V-groove welds
Provides procedures for making flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead open V-groove welds
29111-03 SMAW Open-Root Pipe Welds (100 Hours) Explains open-root pipe welds and how to set up welding equipment for making open-root pipe welds
Provides procedures for making 1G, 2G, 5G, and 6G open-root pipe welds
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This volume was developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) in response to the training needs of the construction, maintenance, and pipeline industries. It is one of many inContren Learning Series,. The program, covering training for close to 40 construction and maintenance areas, and including skills assessments, safety training, and management education, was developed over a period of years by industry and education specialists.NCCER also maintains a National Registry that provides transcripts, certificates, and wallet cards to individuals who have successfully completed modules of NCCER'sContren Learning Series,when the training program is delivered by an NCCER Accredited Training Sponsor.The NCCER is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) education foundation established in 1995 by the world's largest and most progressive construction companies and national construction associations. It was founded to address the severe workforce shortage facing the industry and to develop a standardized training process and curricula. Today, NCCER is supported by hundreds of leading construction and maintenance companies, manufacturers, and national associations, including the following partnering organizations: PARTNERING ASSOCIATIONS American Fire Sprinkler Association American Petroleum Institute American Society for Training & Development American Welding Society Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. Association for Career and Technical Education Associated General Contractors of America Carolinas ACC, Inc. Carolinas Electrical Contractors Association Citizens Democracy Corps Construction Industry Institute Construction Users Roundtable Design-Build Institute of America Merit Contractors Association of Canada Metal Building Manufacturers Association National Association of Minority Contractors National Association of State Supervisors for Trade and Industrial Education National Association of Women in Construction National Insulation Association National Ready Mixed Concrete Association National Utility Contractors Association National Vocational Technical Honor Society North American Crane Bureau Painting & Decorating Contractors of America Portland Cement Association SkillsUSA Steel Erectors Association of America Texas Gulf Coast Chapter ABC U.S. Army Corps of Engineers University of Florida Women Construction Owners & Executives, USASome features of NCCER'sContren Learning Seriesare: An industry-proven record of success Curricula developed by the industry for the industry National standardization providing portability of learned job skills and educational credits Credentials for individuals through NCCER's National Registry Compliance with Apprenticeship, Training, Employer, and Labor Services (ATELS) requirements for related classroom training (CFR 29:29) Well-illustrated, up-to-date, and practical information FEATURES OF THIS BOOKCapitalizing on a well-received campaign to redesign our textbooks, NCCER and Prentice Hall are continuing to publish select textbooks in color.Welding Level Oneincorporates the new design and layout, along with color photos and illustrations, to present the material in an easy-to-use format. Special pedagogical features augment the technical material to maintain the trainees' interest and foster a deeper appreciation of the trade. Think About Ituses "What If?" questions to help trainees apply theory to real-world experiences and put ideas into action. Hot Tip

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