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The Pipe Fitter's and Pipe Welder's Handbook
« on: July 29, 2008, 07:01:12 AM »
The Pipe Fitter's and Pipe Welder's Handbook
by Thomas W Frankland
Glencoe Plublishing
ISBN# 0-02802500-8

Another pocket sized format just under 4"x6" it is amazing what they can pack into such a small space.
Divide into 4 sections:

Basic Trade Mathematics

Starting with the math, and making as painless as possible.
Triangles and trigonometry,the set,run and travel
Along with all manner of formula for laying out pipe bends
from simple to wrinkle bends and everything in between.
Linear expansion of pipe,Capacities of tanks,of all shapes.
Methods of layout for angles,flanges squares,elliptical
holes in sheet metal.

Pipe Fitting Calculations

Calculating offsets,rolling offsets, offsets and around
obstructions of all types. A truly bewildering array of

Pipe Welding Layout

General layout, and turns to the laying out of the cut lines
for all manner of fittings and runs. Tees, reducing tees,
true Y's, blanking off pipe with orange peel or bull plugs.
To a number of methods for laying out angle iron brackets
from one continuous length of steel.

Reference Tables

Are filled with the dimensional information on all kinds of
pipe and fitting materials.Along with a few of the most
useful tables for a pipe fitter

If you do the pipe hand railings, this would be a bonus for you for the double offsets, and all the other moves in pipe that have you scratching your head. And saying How do I do that.
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