Welding of Aluminium and Its Alloys

/ Gene Mathers (2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 – Introduction to the welding of aluminium

  • Introduction
  • Characteristics of aluminium
  • Products forms
  • Welding: a new definition

2 – Welding metallurgy

  • Introduction
  • Strengthening mechanisms
  • Aluminium weldability problems
  • Strength loss due to welding

3 – Material standards, designations and alloys

  • Designation criteria
  • Alloying elements
  • CEN designation system
  • Specific alloy metallurgy
  • Filler metal selection

4 – Preparation for welding

  • Introduction
  • Storage and handling
  • Plasma-arc cutting
  • Laser beam cutting
  • Water jet cutting
  • Mechanical cutting
  • Cleaning and degreasing

PREVIEW (1st edition, 2002)