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Welding is an essential skill for the avid car enthusiast, car builder, and fabricator. Engines, exhaust, intake, suspensions, frames, all can be welded for repair and fabrication purposes. While many introductory or entry-level welding books are available on the market, this is the first book to comprehensively cover advanced techniques, complex joints, advanced processes, and working with a variety of materials, including aluminum, Chrome-moly, stainless steel, carbon steel, titanium, and magnesium.
American Welding Society Vice President Jerry Uttrachi is a master welder and he reveals all major welding processes and techniques, so you can repair and fabricate using advanced materials and complete complex projects. TIG, MIG, oxy-acetylene, and stick welding techniques are illustrated for a wide range of automotive applications. Uttrachi details how to make a butt joint, single pass butt, double pass butt, joggle joint, lap joint welds, and numerous other varieties of joint welds. Using the techniques revealed in this book, you can fabricate body panels, frames, and any number of structural and functional automotive components, and perform structural repair.
Welding projects found in this book include welding the tubes of roll cage for strength and safety, welding subframe connectors for improved chassis rigidity, repairing an aluminum frame, creating a seat support on a rod, welding in a floor pan on a Triumph TR3, and many others. With this book, beginner to intermediate skill-level welders will be able to improve and complete more advanced projects. Take your welding skills to the next level with this new Pro Series title.
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Welding is an essential skill for the classic car restorer and enthusiast fabricator because almost all high-performance or collector cars need welding repair or restoration work. Welding automotive components, body parts, and other pieces requires specific equipment and specialized skills. With this book, you can make the transition from welding simple joint welding to welding J-, U-, and other complex joints. In addition, you will be able to weld aluminum, chrome-moly, stainless steel, carbon steel, titanium, and magnesium. American Welding Society past president and welding expert, author Jerry Uttrachi reveals all major welding processes and techniques, so you can weld to repair and fabricate with advanced materials. TIG, MIG, oxyacetylene, and stick welding techniques are illustrated for a wide range of automotive applications, so you can complete advanced chassis, body, and engine welding projects. MIG is by far the most popular welding process, and as such, MIG welding techniques, including spray arc, short arc, and pulsed arc, are shown and discussed in great detail. Using the techniques revealed in this book, you will be able to fabricate many body, structural, and functional automotive components. Welding projects include constructing and installing a roll cage, welding subframe connectors on a chassis, repairing an aluminum frame, welding in a floor pan, and many others. Effectively cutting steel, aluminum, and other metals is also revealed. Oxyacetylene and plasma cutting techniques are explained so weldors can make clean and precise cuts. No matter your skill level, this book will help you improve your skills and complete more advanced projects.About the Author:
Jerry Uttrachi has served as vice president of the American Welding Society. He is an avid car guy and has built his own '34 Ford hot rod. He is president of WA Technology, LLC. Uttrachi holds a master's degree in mechanical engineering and a master of science degree in management from New Jersey Institute of Technology. Uttrachi is a 2012 IAMA (International Automotive Media Awards) Bronze Medallion winner for this book.
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Book Description S-A Design, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111934709964
Book Description S-A Design, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1934709964