How To Weld

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Publisher: MotorBooks International
ISBN: 9781616730697
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Thoroughly describes the tools and metals commonly used, proper welding techniques, and types of joints.

Monster Garage

Author: Richard Finch
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 9780760318089
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Want to learn how to weld just like they do on Monster Garage? This invaluable guide to welding covers techniques used for Indy and NASCAR race cars, experimental aircraft, and other applications requiring high-quality welds, including welding 4130 steel, stainless and aluminum, as well as plasma cutting. Learn how to select equipment, set up your welding shop, pre-weld jigging and fitting, and how to choose the right process and fill metal for each project. Includes chapters on the latest technology in filler metals and welding rod. - The techniques used by the gearhead geniuses on the amazingly popular Discovery Channel series, Monster Garage, are brought to life in this illustrated how-to book- Includes brand-new photography from the set of Monster Garage, showing the experts using the techniques in the book- Learn the ins and outs of the hottest welding techniques in the business from established pros- Includes a section on plasma cutting, a technique used extensively on the show that has revolutionized metal working

Performance Welding Handbook

Author: Richard Finch
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 9780760321720
Size: 20.14 MB
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Richard Finch. Metal fabricators of every ilk, whether they're working on race cars, experimental aircraft, or custom motorcycles, will benefit from this updated guide to top-quality welding. Performance Welding demonstrates the newest fabricating techniques and covers the latest in welding equipment. This complete guide written by NASA welding consultant Richard Finch helps a fabricator select the proper equipment, prepare jigs, and effectively weld 4130 steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and magnesium. It also covers plasma cutting, the technique used extensively on Monster Garage that has revolutionized metal working. 2nd ed.

Professional Sheet Metal Fabrication

Author: Ed Barr
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 0760344922
Size: 58.64 MB
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Professional Sheet Metal Fabrication is the number-one resource for sheet metal workers old and new. Join veteran metalworker Ed Barr as he walks you through the ins and outs of planning a sheet metal project, acquiring the necessary tools and resources, doing the work, and adding the perfect finishing touches for a seamless final product. From his workshop at McPherson College-home of the only accredited four-year degree in automotive restoration technology-Barr not only demonstrates how the latest tools and products work, but also explains why sheet metal reacts the way it does to a wide variety of processes. He includes clear directions for shaping metal using hand tools, the English Wheel, the pneumatic planishing hammer, and other machines, and discusses a variety of ways to cut and join metal through welding, soldering, brazing, and riveting. Dent repair and automotive patch panel fabrication are covered in detail. Readers are also given tips on copying shapes and building foam, wire, and wood station bucks to use as guides during shaping. This is truly the most detailed enthusiast-focused sheet metal how-to book on the market. Whether you're a metal hobbyist or experienced professional, you're sure to find something new in Professional Sheet Metal Fabrication.

The Complete Guide To Auto Body Repair 2nd Edition

Author: Dennis Parks
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760349452
Size: 37.78 MB
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Step-by-step projects cover the latest information on panel adhesives, improved repair strategies, unibody vehicles, media blasting, panel overhaul and replacement, and tools and techniques for water-based paint products.

Engineer To Win

Author: Carroll Smith
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 9780879381868
Size: 27.56 MB
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Introduction to metallurgy -- Plastic and elastic deformation of metals -- Iron and steel making -- Alloying and heat treatment of steels -- Historic overview of man's production of iron and steel -- Non-ferrous metals and their metallurgy-composite materials -- Metal fatigue: or why things break -- Threaded fasteners: an educated re-look -- The joining of materials: riveting, bonding & welding -- Plumbing revisited -- Braking system -- Pre- and postnatal care for the racing wheel and tire -- Springs and shock absorbers -- Load transfer and suspension geometry -- Gearbox and final drive -- Changes in the world of vehicle dynamics -- Tools & tips -- Beancounting for the non-beancounter -- Bits & pieces -- Corporations that the racer should know about

Performance Welding

Author: Richard Finch
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 9780760303931
Size: 47.49 MB
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This valuable guide to quality welding covers techniques used for Indy and NASCAR race cars, experimental aircraft, and other applications requiring high-quality welds, including 4130 steel, stainless and aluminum. Learn how to select equipment, set up your welding shop, pre-weld jigging and fitting, and how to choose the right process and fill metal for each project. Includes chapters on the latest technology in filler metals and welding rod.

How To Fabricate Damn Near Anything

Author: Kenneth E. Vose
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 9780760321942
Size: 55.21 MB
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" ... takes readers through the basics of making parts from metal, plastic, or composites. When building custom cars or motorcycles, fabricating parts is a necessary part of the process. That is, fabricators must cut, bend, shape, weld, and fasten raw materials to create elements of their custom vehicles ... Processes covered include shop set-up, basic tool selection, project planning, sheet metal fabrication, welding, machining, working with plastics and composites, and more."--Publisher description.