Most welding follows printed plans and specifications. This established reference text presents an introduction to printreading fundamentals. It explains in detail, AWS welding symbols, and related printreading activities you need to follow in the welding and fabrication industry.
This edition has been updated to the latest AWS standards and welding symbol specifications, and also includes detailed prints and descriptive photos that show how the specs on the blueprints were met. The textbook has an open, contemporary design with helpful factoids incorporated throughout.
Topics covered include:
- Welding processes
- Metal fabrication techniques
- Weld examination and testing
- And more!
Interactive printreading tests, Quick Quizzes, and flash cards on the CD-ROM offer challenging activities for testing print interpretation skills and knowledge.