The following documents are intended to serve as additional information regarding specialty gases and welding
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|Guidelines for Shielded Metal Arc (Stick) Welding – SMAW||An excellent information booklet for beginners. Covers the fundamentals of shielded metal arc (stick) welding such as techniques for striking the arc, running beads, basic joints, out-of-position welding.|
|Guidelines to Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) – MIG||An excellent information booklet for beginners. Covers a description of the process, how to set up equipment, how to make a weld, conditions that affect weld bead shape, and welding troubleshooting.|
|Guidelines to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) – TIG||An excellent informational booklet for beginners. Covers a description of the process, how to set up equipment, how to make a weld, conditions that affect weld bead shape, and welding troubleshooting.|
|Paralleling Arc Welding Power Sources||Procedures for correctly connecting multiple power sources in parrellel to achieve increase amperage. Covers transformer type and engine driven welding generators|
|Submerged Arc Welding||Describes the process, equipment requirements including power sources, wire feeding and flux systems, guns and types of fixtures. Consumables, fluxes, and wires are discussed. Weld preparation and welding is also described and illustrated.|