Sheet Metal Work
by R.E Wakeford

Softcover
150 x 210mm
151pp

Published by Special Interest Model Books Ltd, Dorset England

R.R.P.$19.90

ISBN 978-085242-849-9

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Extract from back cover of book:

Whether folding a chassis for a piece of equipment, beating or spinning a curved shape, drilling or punching holes or repairing a tank or car panel, the how and why is explained in this comprehensive book.

About the Author: RE Wakeford is an instructor in metalwork and allied crafts and uses his teaching experience to describe clearly all the processes likely to be encountered by the hobbyist or in a model or light engineering workshop.

Photos: Black & White

Units of Measurement: Imperial & Metric

Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Tools

Chapter 2: Metals and their characteristics

Chapter 3: Marking and cutting out shapes. Use of relevant tools. Drawing of developments

Chapter 4: Shaping methods, bending and folding, round work, flanging, planishing, stretching and contracting

Chapter 5: Seams, edge finishes, joints

Chapter 6: Soldering (soft and hard), tools, solders and fluxes, brazing

Chapter 7: Rivets and riveting

Chapter 8:Welding

Chapter 9: Repair work. Patching and filling holes, removing and filling dents

Chapter 10: Spinning

Chapter 11: Finishing processes. Avoiding corrosion, painting, lacquering, plastic coating, plating and polishing

Tables
Bibliography
Acknowledgements