Welding Handbook, 9th Edition, Volume 3, Welding Processes, Part 2
Handbook / Manual / Guide by American Welding Society, 01/01/2007
Over 500 pages of comprehensive information on solid-state and other welding and cutting processes. The book includes chapters on resistance spot and seam welding, projection welding, flash and upset welding and high-frequency welding. In addition to a chapter on friction welding, a new chapter introduces friction stir welding, the process that has users excited about the significant advantages it offers. The most recent developments in beam technology are discussed in the greatly expanded chapters on laser beam welding and cutting and electron beam welding. A diverse array of processes are presented in chapters on the ultrasonic welding of metals, explosion welding, diffusion welding and diffusion brazing, adhesive bonding and thermal and cold spraying. The last chapter covers various other welding and cutting processes, including modernized water jet cutting.