Repair and Maintenance Welding Handbook (2nd Edition)

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Repair and Maintenance Welding Handbook is a stunning ESAB manual. The book provides extensive guidelines on the repair and maintenance consumables for welding processes and most of the materials. Besides this, it reveals ESAB Maintenance and repair products including the use of various applications for the very products. Further, it tells the procedure, application, parameters to determine preheating temperature, influencing factors, information on buffer layers, details of cast iron, welding steel difficulty, welding processes, base metals, consumable classifications and reference of tables for general guidelines.

Repair and Maintenance Welding Handbook (2nd Edition)

The following is all about the contents of the book.

Table of Contents:

1. Gouging, Cutting and Piercing

  • General
  • Applications
  • Procedure

2. Preheating and Inter-pass Temperatures

  • How to Determine the Preheating Temperature?
  • Recommended Preheating Temperatures

3. Controlling Weld Metal Dilution

  • Factors Influencing Dilution

4. The Use of Buffer Layers and Build-up Layers

  • Buffer Layers
  • Build-up Layers

5. Welding

  • Cast iron
  • “Difficult to weld steels”
  • Dissimilar metals
  • Manganese steels
  • Tool steels and steels for high-temperature applications

6. Hard-facing

  • Wear factors
  • Base material
  • Welding processes
  • Types of hard-facing weld metal
  • Guide to the classification of consumables for hard-facing according to DIN 8555
  • ESAB hard-facing products
  • Quick guide – the selection of consumables

7. Illustrated Applications

8. Consumables (product data for)

  • Cast iron Table 1
  • Buffer layers and build-up layers Table 2
  • “Difficult to weld steels” Table 2
  • Dissimilar metals Table 2
  • Manganese steels Table 3
  • Tool steels and steels for high-temperature applications Table 4
  • Hard-facing Table 5
  • Non-ferrous metals Table 6

9. Recommended Preheating Temperatures Table 7

10. Comparative Hardness Scales Table 8

11. Base Metal Identification Guide Table 9

Thus, the Repair and Maintenance Welding Handbook is a unique reference on ESAB repair and maintenance products and a number of applications. The book is valuable for welders and welding professionals for reference. Welding books are beneficial in preparing welding tests for various jobs. At the end of the book, there is a glossary.

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