“Dear editors of the journal “modelist-Konstruktor”! There is such a difficult craft — the ability to control manual welding. It is necessary not only for professionals in manufacturing, but also for those who loves tinkering with their hands in the home— in the garage, and in the country. However, they possess really few.
As the author of the tutorial “Welding eyes practice” claim that the presence of the welding apparatus and conditions for direct practical tutorial you can successfully learn the skills first in this specialty,” — wrote to us from the city of Shlisselburg in the Leningrad region, Sergey Alexandrovich Arkhipov. Highly skilled welder, he worked for many years in response stenasa such industries as shipbuilding and repair. Rich experience in practice and formed the basis of his unusual tutorial in which the author lucidly reveals the secrets of the welding operations and provides specific recommendations that will help you to gain the necessary skills of welding, not only wishing to master this profession, but also a large army of enthusiasts of technical creativity, auto-motor-fans, gardeners and farmers, Amateur designers, DIY.
The book by S. A. Arkhipov, published in St. Petersburg is small, unfortunately, edition. So give an opportunity to the interested readers of our magazine to familiarize yourself with some practical sections.
The old joke says: to prepare a shish kebab from a lamb, you need to have at least a rabbit. And in the case of electric arc metal compounds: to take the first steps to the secrets of this technology, you will need the transformer, electrodes, and that without which, even if available, will not be able to work any welder — plate with a color filter and the electrode. To find most of these necessary things now — not a problem: the industry and trade offer a wide choice. But for their improvement, as practice shows, the field for creativity is wide. It is even possible to manufacture a more comfortable, homemade. And not only after mastering the technique and knowledge in this area, but also on the approaches to it, for example, the design of the electrode holder (we’ll tell about it below).