Fundamental welding knowledge by Matthew McLeod

Fundamental welding knowledge

Introduction to Welding will give you a basic overview of common welding processes, plus give you the knowledge to run your first TIG weld! 

What's included?

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Contents

Introduction
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Selecting a welding process
1.3 Welding decison tree.pdf
528 KB
2. Fusion welding processes
2.1 Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMAW/Arc/Stick welding)
5 mins
Field welding guide PDF
2.2 Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW/MIG welding)
6 mins
2.3 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW/TIG welding)
9 mins
2.4 Oxygen-Acetylene welding
3. Welding basics
3.1 Safety
3.2 Choosing a welding process
3.3 Choosing a welding machine
3.4 Beginner exercises
3.5 Basic projects
3.6 Weld finishing
3.7 Weld quality
4. Your first TIG welding lesson
4.1 Introduction to TIG welding
2 mins
4.2 Connecting the cables
3 mins
4.3 Shielding gas
1 min
4.4 Front panel controls
7 mins
4.5 Torch set up
6 mins
4.6 Filler rods
3 mins
4.7 Safety gear
3 mins
4.8 Preparing to weld
4 mins
4.9 Machine configuration
4 mins
4.10 First weld
5 mins
First TIG weld - checklist PDF