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ISBN-13 9781605253770
ISBN-10 1-60525-256-5ISBN-13 978-1-60525-256-8
Author(s): William A. Bowditch; Kevin E. Bowditch; Mark A. Bowditch
Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Copyright year: © 2010 Pages: 464

Welding Technology Fundamentals covers the equipment and techniques associated with the welding and cutting processes most widely used in industry today. These processes include: oxyfuel gas welding and cutting, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, flux cored arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, and resistance welding. Technical information regarding weld inspection and testing, welder qualification, and welding symbols is also included, along with updated safety information concerning fire and electrical hazards. The text is organized into eight sections, which can be studied independently or in sequence. In addition to its easy-to-understand format, this text is extensively illustrated and includes many tables and charts for selecting the variables required to make a good weld. This text provides good preparation for AWS SENSE Level 1–Entry Welder certification.