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This is an excellent all round book on welding. Ideal for those boating repair jobs that you might wish to do.


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  Welding Manual all chapters

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10.0 MB (10,485,914 bytes)


Chapter 1, properties of metal

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396 KB (406,147 bytes)


Chapter 2, heat treatment of metals

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209 KB (214,573 bytes)


Chapter 3, welding process

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2.17 MB (2,285,640 bytes)


Chapter 4, gas cutting

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1.91 MB (2,005,528 bytes)


Chapter 5, gas welding

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468 KB (479,764 bytes)


Chapter 6, Soldering Brazing and Wear facing

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722 KB (739,643 bytes)


Chapter 7, shielded Metal-arc Welding /Wear facing

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2.18 MB (2,291,215 bytes)


Chapter 8 gas shielded arc welding

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1.54 MB (1,616,850 bytes)


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