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Welding Level 2 Trainee Guide, Paperback, 4th Edition


Published by Pearson

Published Date: Nov 22, 2009


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 Symbols, Reading Welding Detail Drawings, Physical Characteristics and Mechanical Properties of Metals, Preheating and Postheating of Metals, GMAW & FCAW - Equipment and Filler Metals, GMAW & FCAW – Plate, GTAW - Equipment and Filler Metal, and GTAW – Plate.


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Table of Contents

(Total Level Hours: 165)

29201-09 Welding Symbols  (5.0 Hours)

Identifies and explains the different types of fillet weld, groove weld, and non-destructive examination symbols. Explains how to read welding symbols on drawings, specifications and Welding Procedure Specifications (WPS)


29202-09 Reading Welding Detail Drawings  (10.0 Hours)

Identifies and explains welding detail drawings. Describes lines, fills, object views, and dimensioning on drawings. Explains how to use notes on drawings and the bill of materials. Explains how to sketch and draw basic welding drawings.


29203-09 Physical Characteristics and Mechanical Properties of Metals  (7.5 Hours)

Explains physical characteristics, mechanical properties, composition, and classification of common ferrous and nonferrous metals. Identifies the various standard metal forms and structural shapes. Shows how to extract metal information from Welding Procedure Specification (WPS) sheets and Procedure Qualification Records (PQRs). Covers visual inspection, magnetic testing, and X-ray fluorescent spectrometry methods used to identify metals.


29204-09 Preheating and Postheating of Metals  (5.0 Hours)

Explain preheating, interpass temperature control, and postheating procedures that sometimes need to be done to preserve weldment strength, ductility, and weld quality. Covers the equipment used for heat treating metals.


29205-09 GMAW and FCAW - Equipment and Filler Metals  (10 Hours)

Describes general safety procedures for GMAW and FCAW. Identifies GMAW and FCAW equipment and explains the filler metals and shielding gases used to perform GMAW and FCAW. Explains how to set up and use GMAW and FCAW equipment, how to clean GMAW and FCAW welds.


29206-09 GMAW and FCAW - Plate  (80 Hours)

Explains how to setup and use GMAW and FCAW equipment and how to select and use different filler metals and shielding gases.  Describes how to make multiple-pass fillet and V-groove welds on carbon steel plate in various positions.


29207-09 GTAW - Equipment and Filler Metals  (10 Hours)

Explains GTAW safety. Identifies and explains the use of GTAW equipment, filler metals, and shielding gases. Covers the setup of GTAW equipment.


29208-09 GTAW Plate (60 Hours)

Describes how to build pad on carbons steel plate using GTAW and carbon steel filler metal. It also explains how to make multiple-pass GTAW fillet welds  on carbon steel plate coupons in the 1F, 2F, 3F, and 4F positions, and how to make GTAW V-groove welds in the 1G, 2G, 3G, and 4G positions.


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ISBN-10: 0-13-609970-X

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-609970-3

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