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Joining Metals (03:09)


The Sidney Harbor bridge is an example of a bridge held together with rivets. A newer bridge is held together by welding. We learn about solid rivets, blind rivets, and bolts.

Fusion and Non-Fusion Welding (04:08)

We learn about fusion and non-fusion welding, soldering and braze welding. Each is explained and demonstrated.

Resistance Welding (03:06)

We learn about resistance welding and spot welding. Each is explained and demonstrated. Spot welding is used in the automotive industry in particular and is demonstrated in this segment.

Fusion Welding (04:09)

We learn about oxyacetylene welding and the equipment used in this method of fusion welding. Two basic types of welds in this category include the butt weld and the fillet weld.

Safety in the Welding Lab (00:48)

Appropriate apparel and strict adherence to safety procedures in the welding lab prevents injuries.

Shielded Metallic Arc Welding (03:53)

In the welding lab, viewers see a demonstration of shielded metallic arc welding. Each piece of equipment is shown and demonstrated. The welder wears appropriate safety gear when he does the weld. Graphics enhance the learning experience.

MIG: Metal Inert Gas Welding (03:52)

MIG welding is explained and assembling of the tools is demonstrated. MIG welding is a totally manual process. We learn the appropriate tools and safety equipment and then see a demonstration. Graphics enhance the learning experience.

TIG: Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (05:41)

TIG welding requires a shielding gas such as argon. TIG welding is usually used on lighter metals. The welder demonstrates how to assemble the torch and set the equipment. Before he begins the weld, he uses the appropriate safety procedures. Graphics enhance the learning experience.

Credits: Joining Metals (00:21)

Credits: Joining Metals

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Joining Metals

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This program is an excellent introduction to the joining of metals, discussing both fusion and nonfusion methods, and explaining the advantages of welding over non-welding techniques. Students will learn about the equipment needed, operating procedures, and preparation of materials for welding, along with safety considerations. Nonfusion methods such as soldering, brazing, bronze welding, and spot welding are outlined, and fusion methods including shield metallic arc welding, MIG, TIG, and oxyacetylene welding are demonstrated. Specific joints, such as butt joints and fillet joints, are also explained. A viewable/printable worksheet is available online. (30 minutes)

Length: 30 minutes

Item#: BVL50189

ISBN: 978-1-61753-515-4

Copyright date: ©2006

Closed Captioned

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