soldering, brazing and welding

Soldering, Brazing and Welding by Derek Pritchard

Soldering, Brazing, and Welding – A Manual of Techniques is a comprehensive handbook for welding professionals on the techniques on soldering, brazing, and welding. The book is authored by Derek Pritchard. In addition, the manual explains various aspects of welding metals and techniques. It consists of topics like soldering joint procedure, selecting of consumables, braze welding techniques, fusion welding and welding processes parameters.

Soldering, Brazing, and Welding by Derek Pritchard

The following is all about the contents of the handbook.

Table of Contents:

1. What is Welding

  • Which Welding Process?
  • Where to Weld?

2. Non-fusion Joining Methods

  • Lead Soldering
  • Silver Soldering
  • Brazing and Braze Welding

3. Oxy-Acetylene Welding

  • Uses
  • Equipment Requirement
  • Obtaining Equipment
  • Maintaining and Replacing Equipment
  • Assembling the Equipment
  • Location of Equipment
  • Gas Welding Accessories
  • Preparing the Work
  • Making Gas Welded Joints
  • Oxyacetylene Equipment – Safety Devices and Precautions

4. Manual Metal Arc Welding

  • The Welding Circuits
  • Obtaining Equipment
  • Maintaining and Replacing Equipment
  • Installation and Assembly
  • MMA Welding Accessories
  • Using Arc Welding Equipment Safely
  • Preparing to Weld
  • Making A Weld Bead
  • Weld Padding
  • Making Weld Joints

5. MIG Welding

  • Equipment Requirements for MIG Welding
  • Maintaining and Replacing Equipment
  • Assembling the Equipment
  • Preparing to Weld
  • Dip Transfer
  • Spray Transfer
  • For Both Types of Transfer
  • Final Preparation
  • Making A Weld Bead
  • Making Welded Joints
  • Fault Finding in MIG Welds

6. TIG Welding

  • Equipment Requirements
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Preparing the Work
  • Preparing to Weld
  • Making A Weld Bead Using DC
  • Making A Weld Bead Using AC
  • Shutting Down Procedures
  • Making TIG Welded Joints

7. Welding Other Metals

  • Copper
  • Aluminum
  • Stainless Steel
  • Cast-Iron
  • Dissimilar Metals

8. Distortion Control

  • Buckling
  • Angular Distortion
  • Design

9. Quality in Welding

  • Weld Faults and Their Causes

10. Glossary

Thus, Soldering, Brazing, and Welding – A Manual of Techniques is an extensive book on the techniques on brazing, soldering, and welding. It also reveals the various parameters before performing MIG and TIG welding processes.

Related: Other Important Welding Handbooks

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