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Welding Technology : New Print Materials

Take Note: The print materials listed here are not an exhaustive list of the available library resources for WeldingTechnology. If looking for other materials, please consult the library catalog or meet with one of VGCC's librarians.

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Blueprint Reading for Welders - A. E. Bennett; Louis J. Siy
Call Number: T 379 .B38 2014
ISBN: 9781133605782
Publication Date: 2014-02-14
"Uses step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations to help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to interpret a wide range of working documents, from simple sketches to the most complex blueprints. The text covers auxiliary views, detail views, projections, sections, and detail and assembly drawings."

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Brazing and Soldering - Richard Lofting
Call Number: TT 267 .L64 2014
ISBN: 9781847978363
Publication Date: 2015-04-01
"Brazing and soldering are essential metal joining techniques for a range of jobs in the workshop. This new practical guide will introduce readers to the methods, and show how to enhance these skills safely and effectively, with step-by-step photography throughout."

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Gas Metal Arc Welding Handbook - William H. Minnick
Call Number: TK 4660 .M528 2008
ISBN: 9781590708668
Publication Date: 2007-11-05
"Provides comprehensive, easy-to-understand coverage of the widely used gas metal arc welding (GMAW) process. The book presents thorough coverage of both basic skills and advanced techniques, with clearly written content and hundreds of illustrations."

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Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Handbook - William H. Minnick; Mark A. Prosser
Call Number: TK 4660 .M53 2013
ISBN: 9781605257938
Publication Date: 2012-06-18
"Combines hundreds of full-color illustrations with easy-to-understand instructions. The text explains the features of the gas tungsten arc welding process and teaches the proper procedures for welding a variety of base metals in all positions."

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How to Land a Top-Paying Welding Job - Beverly Russell
Call Number: TS 227.7 .R877 2012
ISBN: 9781486140978
Publication Date: 2012-06-01

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The Art of Sculpture Welding - Kristi Richardson McCoy
Call Number: NB 1220 .M336 2015
ISBN: 9780831135164
Publication Date: 2015-03-15
"This extraordinary seven-part book covers the processes of creating 13 projects -- from pencils to vases to bicycles -- for all personalities, skill levels and interests. It is specifically designed for students, beginning welders, hobbyists, and do-it-yourselfers."

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Welding - Don Geary; Rex Miller
Call Number: TS 228 .G425 2011
ISBN: 9780071763875
Publication Date: 2011-04-18
"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."

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Welding Print Reading - John R. Walker; W. Richard Polanin
Call Number: T 379 .W28 2013
ISBN: 9781605259116
Publication Date: 2012-04-27
"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 Processes Handbook - Klas Weman
Call Number: TS 227 .W45 2012
ISBN: 9780857095107
Publication Date: 2011-11-08
"The new edition of Welding processes handbook confirms its reputation as a concise, authoritative and practical introduction to welding and its applications for both students and engineers."

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Related Periodicals

  • Practical Welding Today
    "Practical Welding Today was created to fill a void in the industry for hands-on information, real-world applications, and down-to-earth advice for welders. No other welding magazine fills the need for this kind of practical information. Subscriptions are free to qualified welding professionals in North America."
  • Soldering & Surface Mount Technology (1996-1 year ago)
    "A unique, authoritative, international and multi-disciplinary periodical for those with a research and application interest in all branches of soldering and surface mount technologies. The journal covers all aspects of SMT from alloys, pastes and fluxes, to reliability and environmental effects, and is currently providing an important dissemination route for new knowledge on lead-free solders and processes. All submissions are subject to double-blind peer review."
  • Welding Design & Fabrication (Online) (2010-present)
    Strives to be the leading independent resource for the welding and fabrication communities.

Welding Technology : Other Print Materials

Take Note: The print materials listed here are not an exhaustive list of the available library resources for WeldingTechnology. If looking for other materials, please consult the library catalog or meet with one of VGCC's librarians.

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The TAB Guide to DIY Welding - Jackson Morley
Call Number: TK 4660 .M67 2013
ISBN: 9780071799683
Publication Date: 2013-05-07
"Shows you how to get started with MIG welding and metalworking. Inside, you'll find illustrated step-by-step instructions for making useful objects for around the home, as well as fun artistic projects. This easy-to-follow book takes you through setting up a metalworking studio, finding local resources for materials, and the safe operation of metal studio tools."

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Farm and Workshop Welding - Andrew Pearce
Call Number: TS 227 .P3935 2012
ISBN: 9781565237414
Publication Date: 2012-09-01
"A practical handbook for welding in the farm, home workshop, school workshop, blacksmith shop or auto shop."

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Welding Licensing - Rex Miller; Mark R. Miller
Call Number: TS 227.55 .M55 2007
ISBN: 007149376X
Publication Date: 2007-06-07
"Contains everything needed to pass the Welding Code Book and Fundamentals exams with flying colors. This career-building resource includes calculations and troubleshooting tips that equip you with the skills, knowledge, and confidence required to ace these certification tests."

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Metalworking - Paul N. Hasluck (Editor); Roger Moorhouse
Call Number: TT 205 .H23 2011
ISBN: 9781616081850
Publication Date: 2011-02-28
"From building a blast furnace and polishing metals to forging iron and steel and spinning metals on a lathe, this comprehensive guidebook includes the tools, materials, and processes that are fundamental to the art of metalworking. Included here is information on working sheet metals, gold, and silver; building a dynamo and electric motor; making a vertical steam engine; and more!"

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