IPT's Metal Trades and Welding Handbook

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 IPT’s Metal Trades & Welding – Setting the Standard

IPT’s inaugural publication back in 1985, The Metal Trades handbook quickly set the standard for industrial books published in North America. Used by veterans and apprentices in all types of industrial and resource-based industries, this handbook and manual dictate the curriculum in many apprenticeship and upgrading programs. Technical schools and colleges alike use the IPT Metal Trades & Welding handbook and manual as the main course of study.

 Improved Handbook and Manual Covers Even More
Revised in 2007 to meet industry requests for additional welding information, IPT’s Metal Trades & Welding Handbook and Training Manual now feature 15 detailed sections over almost 600 pages. Topics range from mobile cranes and heat exchangers to concrete reinforcing and welding metallurgy, and everything in between. When it comes to metal trades and welding, IPT covers it all!

Publication Date:1985
Book Size:5.75" x 3.75" x 1"
Pages: 583
Cover: Soft Bound
Author: Garby/Ashton

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Table of Contents:

Section 1—Mobile Cranes
Crane Identification
Crane Types
Crane Assembly
Crane Dismantling
Crane Gantry
Boom Jib
Load Block Reeving
Ground Conditions
Crane Levelling
Bearing Mats
Lift Planning
Capacity Charts
Operation Quadrants
Load Calculations
Electrical Clearances
Power Line Contact
Tandem Lifts
Carrying a Load
Hoist Signals
Load Weight Estimates
Log Books
Crane Safety Inspection
Section 2—Wire Rope and Hardware
Wire Rope Construction
Wire Rope Lays
Wire Rope Sizing
Wire Rope Grades
Strand Classification
Wire Rope Uses
Wire Rope Forming
Wire Rope Seizing
Wire Rope Replacement
Breaking Strengths
Safe Working Loads
Unloading, Unreeling
Winding on a Drum
Fleet Angles
Drum Capacities
Slings & Chokers
Centering a Load
Wire Rope Clips
Eye Bolts
Spreaders, Equalizers
Mechanical Advantage
Reeving & Lacing
Section 3—Fibre Rope
Types of Fibre Rope
Coiling, Uncoiling
Rope Inspection
Safety Factors
Safe Working Loads
Crown Knot
Short Splice
Long Splice
Side Splice
Bowline on the Bight
Spanish Bowline
Self Centering Bowline
Running Bowline
Clove Hitch
Becket Hitch
Stop Hitch
Barrel Hitch
Reef Knot
Sheet Bend
Carrick Bend
Cats Paw
Strength Reductions
Block Friction
Block Reeving
Section 4—Charts & Data
Metric Conversion
Decimal Equivalents
Circumference Table
Chord Chart
Feet in Decimals to Inches
Inches to Decimals of Feet
Powers and Roots
Bevels to Slope Degrees
Taps and Drills
Section 5—Layout
Triangle Ratios
Angles & Circle Components
Dividing Angles
Layout 90° Angles
Layout Large Hole in Vessel
Layout Offset Fitting in Shell
Layout Shell for Offset Nozzle
Layout Vessel Centerlines
Layout Centerlines on Flat Shell
Layout Nozzle Location
Flange Layout
Head Layout
Head Baffle Layout
Semi-elliptical Head Layout
Base Ring Layout
Parallel Line Introduction
Two Piece Elbow Layout
Branch of a Tee Layout
True Wye Layout
Four Piece Elbow
Lateral Layout­concentric
Lateral Layout­eccentric
Pipe Centerlines
Pipe Cut Angles
Orange Peel Cap Layout
Right Cone Layout
Triangulation Introduction
Square to Square Layout
Square to Round Layout
Rolling Plate
Section 6—Tanks
Laying Floor Plates
First Ring Layout
Shell Plates
First Ring Erection
Shell to Floor
Levelling Tank
Erecting Succeeding Rings
Fitting Horizontal Seams
Vertical Seams­Barrel Roll
Rim Angle
Roof Framework
Laying Roof
Misalignment Tolerances
Scaffolding and Safety
Third Hand Line
Bracket Clips
Jumping Scaffold
Section 7—Towers
Process Flow
Job Preparation
Tray Removal
Seal Welding
Safety Points
Section 8—Heat Exchangers
Tubesheet Layout
Shell Side Baffles
Head Baffles
Fixed Tubesheets
Floating Heads
Exchanger Designations
Front Head Designs
Shell Designs
Rear Head Designs
Exchanger Nomenclature
Exchanger Examples
Expansion Joints
Tube Installation
Stud Tightening Sequence
Inspection for Leaks
Head Removal
Tube Removal
Bundle Removal
Exchanger Cleaning
Gasket Installation
Hydrostatic Testing
Section 9—Tube Expanding
Expanded Joint Theory
Boiler Tube Joint Preparation
Boiler Tube Preparation
Boiler Tube Expanding Equipment
Boiler Tube Expanding
Boiler Tube Flaring:
Boiler Tube Maximum Expansion
Compound Tube Gauge
Snap Gauge
Tube Rolling Lubricants
Heat Exchanger Tube Preparation
Heat Exchanger Tube Expanding
Heat Exchanger Tack Tubes
Heat Exchanger Maximum Expansion
Section 10—Piping
Pipe Sizes and Schedules
Fittings Data
Cutting Elbows
Pipe Prints
Pipe Fitting Alignments
Section 11—Structural Steel
Structural Shapes Identification
Structural Shapes Designation
Fabricated Structural Members
Structural Symbols
Structural Nomenclature
Gauge Lines
Pitch Lines
Beam Board
Beam Web Gauge
Right & Left Layout
Beam Layout
Clip Layout
Miter Joint Layout
Structural Connections
Section 12—Concrete Reinforcing
Types of Reinforcing Bars
Bar Weights
Bar Color Codes
Metric Comparison
General Guidelines
Cut Length Tolerances
Rebar Fabrication
Minimum Protection
Wire Ties
Standard Column Ties
Section 13—Welding
Welding Safety
Welding Lenses
Arc Flash
Fire Prevention
Manifold Systems
Oxy­Acetylene Cutting & Welding
Oxy­Acetylene Equipment
Oxy­Acetylene Equipment Set Up
Torch Lighting
Oxy­Acetylene Cutting
Cutting Torches
Preheat Tips
Piercing Holes
Torch Inclination
Alternate Fuel Gas
Low Temperature Brazing
Metal Identification
Carbon Content of Steel
Metal Melting Temperatures
Steel Codes
Sub Classes of Steel
Steel Plate Designation
Metal Comparison Chart
Preheat for Welding
Mechanical Properties of Steel
Distortion from Welding
Basic Weld Joints
Basic Welds
Groove Weld Positions
Fillet Weld Positions
Weld Nomenclature
Groove & Fillet Weld Terms
Weld Symbols
Non­Destructive Testing Symbols
Welding Electricity
Resistance Welding
Types of Current
Types of Welding Machines
Welding Cables
Polarity Check
Welding Electrodes
Welding Electrode Classification
Welding Electrode Selection
Stainless Steel Electrodes
Welding Techniques
Welding Methods
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
Plasma Arc Welding (PAW)
Submerged Arc Welding
Electroslag Welding
Stud Welding
Plasma Arc Cutting
Carbon Arc Cutting
Window Welds
Mirror Welds
Test Coupon Preparation
Root Pass Variables
Codes & Welder Certification
Section 14—Safety
 Accident Prevention
 Accident Prevention Committee
 Safety Equipment & Apparel
 Accident Reporting
 Ladders & Scaffolds
 Vessel Entry
 Explosive Actuated Tools
 Heat Sickness
 Control of Bleeding
 Artificial Respiration
 Blasting Signals
 Dust & Fibre Hazards
 Sound Hazards
 Hydrogen Sulphide
 Breathing Apparatus
 Fire Extinguisher Chart
Section 15—Non­Destructive Testing
 NDT Benefits
 Material Defects Detection
 Types of NDT Testing
 Visual Testing
 Pressure & Leak Testing
 Liquid Penetrant
 Magnetic Particle
 Prod Method
 Yoke Method
 MP Powder
 Defect Visibility
 Ultrasonic Testing
 Pulse Echo
 Frequency Modulation
 Eddy Current Testing
 Eddy Current Penetration
 Test Coils
 Concentric Coil
 Point Probe
 Inside/Bobbin Coil
 Eddy Current Probes
 Radiography Sources
 Gamma Rays
 Radiographic Film
 Weld Radiography
 Tips to Welders
 Casting Radiography
 Pipe Radiography
 Radiography Safety
Section 16—Weld Metallurgy
 Heat Affected Zone
 Carbon & Low Alloys
 Weld Preheat
 Interpass Temperature
 Weld Postheat
 Stress Relieving
 Arc Strike
 Stainless Steel Welding
 400 Series Stainless
 300 Series Stainless
 AISI Stainless Steels
 Stainless Welding Hints

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  • Authors
    Ronald Garby and Bruce Ashton
  • ISBN 10
  • ISBN 13
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