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Tools of the Trade: Inside the Welder’s Toolbox

Welding is part skill, part science, and a whole lot of precautions. This program shows viewers the safe way to work with fire, gas, and molten metal as it profiles the tools used by welders to perform a variety of tasks. Specific tools and equipment for OFW, GMAW, GTAW, and SMAW are spotlighted, along with a variety of general tools and safety items. The video also takes a look at basic welding diagrams and pre-welding treatment of materials. A viewable/printable instructor’s guide is available online. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act). A Shopware Production. (23 minutes)

Recommended for high school, vocational/technical school, and adult education.

Correlates to the competency standards for Core Introductory Craft Skills from the National Center for Construction Education and Research, the America Welding Society’s Content Standards, and to SkillsUSA Examination Standards.

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Basic Welding Materials
Welders choose the correct process for each type of metal used in welding. Metals are either ferrous or non-ferrous. Metals carry identification markings found in the "Metal Fabricator's Handbook."