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Welding For Dummies

For Dummies
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Get the know-how to weld like a pro

Being a skilled welder is a hot commodity in today's job market, as well as a handy talent for industrious do-it-yourself repairpersons and hobbyists. Welding For Dummies gives you all the information you need to perform this commonly used, yet complex, task.

This friendly, practical guide takes you from evaluating the material to be welded all the way through the step-by-step welding process, and everything in between. Plus, you'll get easy-to-follow guidance on how to apply finishing techniques and advice on how to adhere to safety procedures.

  • Explains each type of welding, including stick, tig, mig, and fluxcore welding, as well as oxyfuel cutting, which receives sparse coverage in other books on welding
  • Tips on the best welding technique to choose for a specific project
  • Required training and certification information

Whether you have no prior experience in welding or are looking for a thorough reference to supplement traditional welding instruction, the easy-to-understand information in Welding For Dummies is the ultimate resource for mastering this intricate skill.

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Welding Symbols Quick Card

Builder's Book Inc.
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Welding Symbols Quick-Card by Builder's Book
This new, six-page, full-color water resistant card quickly covers essential welding symbols used in architectural plans and engineering drawings. Includes several quick lookup tables
In most cases, symbols are shown for plan view, and where alternatives are commonly in use, multiple symbols are shown. Typical notation formats are also included.
Features:
  • Weld Joints and Positions
  • Types of Joints
  • Types of Welds
  • ISO Symbols
  • AWS Symbols
  • Typical Welding Symbols
  • Basic Joints Identification of Arrow Side and Other Side of Joint
  • Location of Welding Symbol Elements
  • Weld Joints and Types
  • Common Welding Elements
  • Designation of Welding Processes by Letters
  • Designation of Cutting Processes by Letters
  • Structural Steel Shapes
  • Unit Prefixes English Conversion
  • Metric English Conversion
  • Greek Symbols
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Welding: Principles and Applications

Delmar Cengage Learning
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This proven guide provides the knowledge and skills you need to complete AWS SENSE Level I and Level II programs, create Workmanship Qualification Specimens, and earn professional certification. Advancing rapidly from basic concepts and processes to today's most complex, cutting-edge welding technologies and practices, this comprehensive text features valuable information on topics such as welding metallurgy, metal fabrication, weld testing and inspection, joint design, job costing, and environmental and conservation tips. The author opens each section by introducing you to the materials, equipment, setup procedures, and critical safety information you need to execute a specific process successfully, while subsequent chapters focus on individual welding tasks leading to SENSE certification. Now with MindTap for Welding, complete with simulation and up-to-date welding videos.
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Learn to Weld: Beginning MIG Welding and Metal Fabrication Basics

Crestline Books
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In Learn to Weld, teach yourself to be a master of the craft with the step-by-step instructions, learning tools and troubleshooting for your welding needs. This book has instructions on Master MIG (an abbreviation for Metal Inert Gas) welding. and the metal fabrication techniques you need to repair, create, and duplicate projects in your home welding studio.

Learn to Weld starts with the basics: setting up your studio, the right safety gear and safety procedures, and the equipment and materials you will need to begin with welding. With the help of step-by-step metalworking photos and tutorials, you will learn detailed techniques for cutting and grinding, and for joinery using a MIG welder. The book also contains a complete index for easy troubleshooting and quick reference.

Everything you need to get started welding is inside the thorough DIY book. Practice the techniques and projects and you'll soon be able to repair, create, and duplicate metal fabrication projects in your own welding studio. Best of all, you will have both the fundamental skills and the confidence you need to create whatever is in your imagination. With Learn to Weld you'll be equipped to conquer a world of welding projects, whether it's building something for your home, building a gift for a friend or expanding your list of skills for your career.

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Welding Skills

Amer Technical Pub
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Welding Skills is an industry-leading textbook designed to provide the essential knowledge and skill-building exercises necessary to succeed in today?s welding industry. This easy-to-comprehend textbook features hundreds of full-color illustrations and application photos to illustrate key concepts, while easy-to-use charts consolidate key information for quick reference.
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Welding Print Reading

Goodheart-Willcox
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Welding Print Reading is a combination text and workbook that teaches students how to read and comprehend the various types of prints found in the welding industry. Text problems are based on actual prints from industry. Content includes print reading basics, math and measurement, an overview of welding processes, types of welds and joints, and welding symbol use.
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Welding Level 1 Trainee Guide (5th Edition)

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, Plasma Arc Cutting, Air Carbon Arc Cutting and Gouging, Base Metal Preparation, Weld Quality, SMAW – Equipment and Safety, Shielded Metal Arc Electrodes, SMAW – Beads and Fillet Welds, Joint Fit-Up and Alignment, SMAW – Groove Welds and Backing, and SMAW – Open V-Groove Welds.

 

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Instructors: Product supplements may be ordered directly through OASIS at http://oasis.pearson.com. For more information contact your Pearson NCCER/Contren Sales Specialist at http://nccer.pearsonconstructionbooks.com/store/sales.aspx. 

  • Print Instructor’s Guide Package 978-013-428575-7 (Includes Lesson Plans and access to the online resources)

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Trainee Guide Hardcover + Access Card Package: $92 978-0-13-287365-9

Trainee Guide Paperback + Access Card Package: $90 978-0-13-287364-2

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Access Card ONLY for Trainee Guide: $67 (does not include print book) 978-0-13-285926-4

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ELECTRONIC Access Code ONLY for IG: $100 (must be ordered electronically via OASIS; does not include print book) 978-0-13-292124-4

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Welding: Principles and Applications

Delmar Cengage Learning
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Now nearing its 30th year of publication, WELDING: PRINCIPLES & APPLICATIONS (WP&A), 7th Edition is the authoritative introduction to the subject of welding. It's designed for students in a wide range of academic and workforce training programs who want to pursue careers as skilled welders and welding supervisors. The text also supports the needs of learners who need to achieve a basic level of proficiency in welding in their chosen skilled trade. While covering the procedural and safety information all students need, WELDING: PRINCIPLES & APPLICATIONS also explains underlying theories. The combination of hands-on information with clear explanations of theory is a hallmark of this book. The depth of coverage allows it to be used as the core text in a multi-course welding curriculum, generally starting with shielded metal arc welding, and then covering other basic processes and more advanced techniques.
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Welding

McGraw-Hill Education
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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

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The Welding Business Owner's Hand Book: How to Start, Establish and Grow a Welding or Manufacturing Business

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Want to know what it takes to be a successful welding business owner or how to get your business to the next level? Then this book is your ultimate guide that is straight to the point about what you need to know and how to do it. It is your personal blueprint on how to start, establish and grow any metals related business. You will learn the following:

  • How you can take a $1000 or Less Investment and be self employed in about one week from today.
  • How to start a shop or manufacturing plant without buying equipment.
  • How and where to find high profit margin, Town, City, State and Federal contracting opportunities.
  • How and where to find subcontracting opportunities from major corporations.
  • Where to sell and how to get your products on store shelves and to dealership showrooms in just weeks.
  • Low cost alternatives to hiring employees with no long term commitment.
  • Detailed lists of business ideas and places to buy product manufacturing rights.
  • Alternative business ideas that have little competition and will have customers searching for you.
  • Exact ideas and suggestions on marketing a welding business that includes everything from business cards to websites and even strategies on buying welding businesses for sale.
  • How to take advantage of other welding businesses and have them do the hard work for you.
  • Just about everything else you need to know plus how to get free Government help.

This book will reduce the learning curve on how to start, establish and grow any metal related business. It does not matter if you are opening a portable welding business, working from home, manufacturing products, opening a metal fabrication shop, or you are expanding to Government contracting opportunities. This book will give you what you need to know to succeed!
The Welding Business Owner's Handbook is packed with tons of great information from the owner of GoWelding.Org. Quality real life hands-on information from a welder's point of view!
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