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New Edition of Welding Skills Addresses Industry Certification

Tom Wise

American Technical Publishers announces the availability of new welding training materials specifically designed for welders and students working with all types of welding processes and systems. Welding Skills, Fourth Edition, is an effective instructional tool that addresses all aspects of the welding trade and the latest welding technology. In addition, competencies recommended in the American Welding Society (AWS) Schools Excelling through National Skills Standards Education (SENSE) guidelines are included throughout the textbook. The new Welding Skills textbook, with the available comprehensive Workbook and Instructor’s Resource Guide, provides the most effective and comprehensive training package available.

Welding Skills uses standard AWS terminology throughout and covers fundamental principles of major weld processes, safety, welder performance qualification, and weld evaluation and testing. The content also includes basic metallurgy, standards and codes, updated welding symbols, and a new chapter on welding dissimilar metals.The textbook has been updated to include the latest technology and personal protective equipment (PPE). Practical welding exercises provide a step-by-step approach for hands-on learning.
A CD-ROM is supplied as a personal aid to enhance important topics covered in the textbook. The CD-ROM includes Quick Quizzes® that reinforce key concepts with interactive chapter quizzes. An Illustrated Glossary of industry terms; Flash Cards that allow for review of terms, definitions, and symbols; Welding Resources consisting of tables and illustrations; Media Clips featuring welds, animated graphics, and testing methods; and a link to
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American Technical Publishers
10100 Orland Parkway, Suite 200
Orland Park, IL 60467, 800-323-3471
708-957-1100, fax: 708-957-1101
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