9781590704059

Welding Technology Fundamentals

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    9781590704059

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    1590704053

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-03-15
  • Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Pub

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Summary

Covers the equipment and techniques associated with the welding and cutting processes most widely used in industry today.

Table of Contents

Introduction 4(9)
Section 1 Introduction to Welding
Safety in the Welding Shop
13(8)
Personal Safety and Clothing
14(1)
Fire Hazards
14(2)
Electrical Hazards
16(1)
Machinery Hazards
16(1)
Fumes and Ventilation
16(1)
Storing Compressed Gases
16(1)
Lifting
17(1)
Hazardous Obstacles
17(1)
Hand and Power Tools
17(1)
Designated Welding and Cutting Areas
17(1)
Suffocation Hazards
17(1)
Welding on Hazardous Containers
18(1)
Additional Safety Publications
18(3)
Welding and Cutting Processes
21(8)
The Welding Process
21(1)
Advantages of Welding and Cutting Processes
22(1)
History of Welding
22(2)
Recent Developments in Welding and Cutting Processes
24(1)
Obtaining and Holding a Job in the Welding Industry
24(2)
Suggested School Subjects for Success
26(1)
Personal Traits Sought by Employers
26(1)
Academic Skills Sought by Employers
26(1)
Factors That Can Lead to Rejection for Employment
26(1)
Factors That May Lead to Termination from a Job
27(2)
The Physics of Welding
29(8)
Welding Theory
30(1)
Properties of Metals
30(1)
Effects of Welding
31(2)
Heat-Treating
33(1)
Electrical Principles
33(1)
Units of Measurement
34(3)
Weld Joints and Positions
37(14)
Basic Weld Joints
37(4)
Types of Welds
41(1)
Joint Geometry
42(2)
Welding Positions
44(7)
Section 2 Shielded Metal Arc Welding
SMAW: Equipment and Supplies
51(14)
Shielded Metal Arc Welding Principles
51(1)
SMAW Current and Polarity
52(1)
SMAW Outfit
53(12)
SMAW: Equipment Assembly and Adjustment
65(6)
Welding Machine
65(2)
Electrode and Workpiece Leads
67(1)
Inspecting the SMAW Outfit
68(1)
Adjusting the Machine
68(3)
SMAW: Electrodes
71(10)
Covered Electrodes
71(4)
Electrode Amperage Requirements
75(6)
SMAW: Flat Welding Position
81(14)
Preparing to Weld
81(1)
SMAW Safety Precautions
82(1)
Striking an Arc
82(1)
Arc Blow
83(2)
Running a Weld Bead
85(2)
Drag Welding
87(1)
Cleaning the Weld
88(1)
Reading the Bead
88(1)
Fillet Welding
89(2)
Butt Joint
91(4)
SMAW: Horizontal, Vertical, and Overhead Welding Positions
95(10)
Preparing to Weld
95(1)
Horizontal Welding Position
96(3)
Vertical Welding Position
99(2)
Overhead Welding Position
101(1)
Weld Defects
102(3)
Surfacing
105(10)
Surfacing Principles
105(1)
Surfacing Electrodes
106(4)
Surfacing Process
110(1)
Surfacing with a Shielded Metal Arc
110(5)
Section 3 Gas Metal Arc Welding
GMAW: Equipment and Supplies
115(14)
Gas Metal Arc Welding Principles
116(1)
Metal Transfer
116(4)
GMAW Equipment
120(6)
Protective Clothing and Equipment
126(3)
GMAW: Equipment Assembly and Adjustment
129(12)
Assembly and Setup
129(4)
Selecting the Shielding Gas
133(2)
Selecting the Electrode Wire
135(1)
Welding Machine Settings
136(1)
Preparing the Base Metal
137(1)
Safety Precautions
138(1)
Shutting Down a GMAW or FCAW Station
138(3)
GMAW: Flat Welding Position
141(12)
Gas Metal Arc Welding Principles
141(1)
Holding the Welding Gun
142(1)
Laying a Weld Bead
143(2)
Making a Fillet Weld
145(3)
Welding Aluminum
148(2)
Weld Defects
150(3)
GMAW: Horizontal, Vertical, and Overhead Welding Positions
153(10)
Out-of-Position GMAW or FCAW
153(1)
Welding in the Horizontal Welding Position
154(2)
Welding in the Vertical Welding Position
156(3)
Welding in the Overhead Welding Position
159(4)
Section 4 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
GTAW: Equipment and Supplies
163(12)
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Principles
163(1)
GTAW Equipment
164(3)
Torches
167(1)
Cables and Hoses
168(2)
Shielding Gases
170(1)
Regulators and Flowmeters
170(1)
Remote Current Control
171(1)
Protective Equipment
171(4)
GTAW: Equipment Assembly and Adjustment
175(12)
Equipment Assembly
175(3)
Welding Machine Settings
178(3)
Selecting and Preparing the Electrode
181(3)
Preparing Metal for Welding
184(3)
GTAW: Flat Welding Position
187(14)
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Principles
187(3)
Welding a Bead on Plate
190(1)
Welding a Bead on Plate with Filler Metal
191(2)
Welding without Filler Metals
193(1)
Fillet Welding a Lap Joint
194(1)
Welding Inside Corner and T-Joints
195(1)
Welding Butt Joints
196(1)
Welding Other Metals
197(1)
Weld Defects
198(3)
GTAW: Horizontal, Vertical, and Overhead Welding Positions
201(10)
Out-of-Position GTAW
201(1)
Welding in the Horizontal Welding Position
202(2)
Welding in the Vertical Welding Position
204(1)
Welding in the Overhead Welding Position
205(2)
Welding Other Metals
207(4)
Section 5 Plasma Arc Cutting
Plasma Arc Cutting
211(14)
Plasma Arc Cutting Principles
211(1)
Plasma Arc Cutting Equipment and Supplies
212(4)
Equipment Assembly
216(1)
Safety Equipment
216(1)
Preparing to Cut
216(1)
Cutting Procedure
216(4)
Plasma Arc Gouging
220(5)
Section 6 Oxyfuel Gas Processes
Oxyfuel Gas Cutting and Welding: Equipment and Supplies
225(22)
Oxyfuel Gas Cutting and Welding
225(2)
Acetylene
227(3)
Oxygen
230(3)
Manifolds
233(1)
Pressure Regulators
234(1)
Hoses and Fittings
234(3)
Cutting Torches
237(2)
Welding Torches
239(4)
Protective Clothing
243(4)
Oxyfuel Gas Cutting and Welding Equipment: Assembly and Adjustment
247(12)
Assembling the Cutting or Welding Outfit
247(2)
Turning on an Oxyacetylene Cutting or Welding Outfit
249(2)
Checking for Leaks
251(1)
Flames
252(1)
Lighting and Adjusting a Positive Pressure Cutting Torch
252(2)
Shutting Down a Positive Pressure Cutting Torch
254(1)
Lighting and Adjusting a Positive Pressure Cutting Torch Attachment
254(1)
Shutting Down a Positive Pressure Cutting Torch Attachment
254(1)
Lighting and Adjusting the Flame---Recommended Method
255(1)
Lighting and Adjusting the Flame---Alternate Method
255(1)
Shutting down an Oxyacetylene Welding Outfit
255(4)
Oxyfuel Gas Cutting
259(12)
Oxyfuel Gas Cutting Principles
259(1)
Oxyfuel Gas Cutting Equipment
260(1)
Preparing to Cut
260(1)
Manual Cutting
260(6)
Cutting Machines and Pattern Tracers
266(5)
Oxyfuel Gas Welding: Flat Welding Position
271(16)
Flat Position Welding
271(1)
Preparing to Weld
272(1)
Holding the Torch
272(1)
Describing the Torch Angles
273(1)
Creating a Continuous Weld Pool
273(2)
Welding without a Welding Rod
275(2)
Selecting a Welding Rod
277(1)
Laying a Weld Bead
278(9)
Oxyfuel Gas Welding: Horizontal, Vertical, and Overhead Welding Positions
287(16)
Out-of-Position Welding
287(1)
Welding in the Horizontal Welding Position
288(5)
Welding in the Vertical Welding Position
293(5)
Welding in the Overhead Welding Position
298(5)
Brazing and Braze Welding
303(14)
Brazing and Braze Welding Principles
303(1)
Brazing Filler Metal
304(2)
Preparing to Braze or Braze Weld
306(3)
Brazing or Braze Welding Safety Precautions
309(1)
Brazing
309(1)
Braze Welding---Flat Position
310(3)
Brazing and Braze Welding out of Position
313(4)
Soldering
317(12)
Soldering Principles
317(2)
Advantages of Soldering
319(1)
Soldering Filler Metals
319(1)
Soldering Fluxes
320(1)
Hazards of Solders and Fluxes Containing Lead
321(1)
Acceptable Solders for Drinking Water Systems
321(1)
Preparing to Solder
322(1)
Soldering Safety Precautions
323(1)
Procedures for Torch Soldering
323(6)
Section 7 Resistance Welding
Resistance Welding: Equipment and Supplies
329(10)
Principles of Resistance Spot Welding
329(1)
Welding Machines
329(6)
Safety
335(4)
Resistance Welding: Procedures
339(12)
Selecting the Welding Machine
339(1)
Selecting the Welding Variables
339(5)
Welding Mild Steel
344(1)
Welding Aluminum
344(1)
Projection Welding
345(1)
Resistance Seam Welding
345(6)
Section 8 Special Processes
Special Welding and Cutting Processes
351(12)
Frequently Used Special Processes
351(1)
Special Arc Welding Processes
352(4)
Solid State Welding Processes
356(1)
Other Welding Processes
357(2)
Special Cutting Processes
359(4)
Robotics in Welding
363(8)
The Reason for Robots
363(1)
Types of Industrial Robots
364(1)
Robotic Welding Systems
364(3)
Safety around Robots
367(4)
Welding Plastics
371(8)
Plastics in Manufacturing and Construction
371(2)
Welding Equipment and Supplies
373(2)
Plastics-Welding Procedure
375(4)
Welding Pipe and Tube
379(16)
Pipes and Tubes
379(2)
Welding Processes
381(1)
Types of Joints
382(2)
Pipe or Tube Welding Positions
384(2)
Preparations for Welding
386(2)
Welding Procedures
388(2)
Keyhole
390(1)
Multiple Weld Passes
390(1)
Restarting and Ending a Weld
391(1)
GTAW and GMAW of Pipes and Tubes
391(4)
Section 9 Technical Information
Welding Symbols
395(16)
The Three-View Drawing
395(2)
The ANSI/AWS Welding Symbol
397(4)
Fillet Weld Size
401(2)
Melt-Through and Backing Weld Symbols
403(1)
Weld-All-Around and Field Weld Symbols
403(1)
Plug and Slot Welds
404(1)
Spot Welds
404(2)
Seam Welds
406(5)
Inspecting and Testing Welds
411(16)
Reasons for Inspecting Welds
411(1)
Types of Tests
412(15)
Welder Certification
427(8)
Codes and Specifications
427(5)
Employment Considerations
432(1)
Labor Unions
432(3)
Appendices
435(6)
Appendix A, Suggested Welding Procedure Specification
435(1)
Appendix B, Suggested Welding Procedure Qualification Record
436(2)
Appendix C, Suggested Welding Performance Qualification Test Record
438(1)
Appendix D, Millimeter/Inch and Fraction/Decimal Equivalents
439(1)
Appendix E, Advantages and Disadvantages of Various Welding Processes That Use Consumable Electrodes
440(1)
Appendix F, Percentage of Welding Filler Metal That Becomes Part of a Completed Weld Joint
440(1)
Appendix G, Variables That Affect the Cost of Welding
440(1)
Glossary of Technical Terms 441(15)
Index 456

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