Farm and Workshop Welding: Everything You Need to Know to Weld, Cut, and Shape Metal

Farm and Workshop Welding: Everything You Need to Know to Weld, Cut, and Shape Metal

by Andrew Pearce

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Farm and Workshop Welding: Everything You Need to Know to Weld, Cut, and Shape Metal by Andrew Pearce

A practical handbook for welding in the farm, home workshop, school workshop, blacksmith shop or auto shop.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781565237414
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/01/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 414,893
Product dimensions: 10.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Andrew Pearce grew up in Kent, England with motorcycles, cars and farm machinery. After study at the University of Nottingham's School of Agriculture, he worked for several years on a farm in Sussex. During this time, he started writing, first for Power Farming and later for Farmer's Weekly. A former instructor of welding and other practical skills, he currently divides his time between writing and the farm workshop.

Table of Contents

Introduction.
Don't Take Risks.
First Things First.
Any Old Iron?
Metal Identification.
Chapter 1: MMA Manual Metal Arc Welding.
Chapter 2: MIG/MAG Welding.
Chapter 3: Gas Welding and Cutting.
Chapter 4: TIG Welding.
Chapter 5: Plasma Cutting.
Chapter 6: Special Techniques Cast iron welding, Pipe welding, Hardfacing.
Chapter 7: Soldering.
Chapter 8: Welding Plastics.
Chapter 9: Workshop Techniques Taps and dies, Drill Sharpening.
Chapter 10: Basic Blacksmithing.
Appendices:
What's in a Name?
Process Terminology.
Heat Colors.
Useful Conversions: electrodes and cored wires.

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