The third edition of Metal Fabrication – A Practical Guide includes a new section on plasma cutting.
Fabricators & Manufacturers Association has updated its metal fabrication training
third edition of Metal Fabrication – A Practical Guide covers shop
mathematics, blueprint reading, metallurgy, layout methods for precision
fabrication, shop safety section and basic machine operations. New sections
include laser- and water-jet cutting and an expanded section about plasma
“The basic techniques presented
throughout the text give students and trainees both theoretical knowledge and
an understanding and appreciation of the newer technologies found in today’s
manufacturing environment,” said Robert O’Con, one of the authors of the book.
“This resource also enables start-up ventures to begin operating by providing
instruction in the use of basic hand- and power-operated equipment and tooling.”
The book is available by calling (815)
399-8775 or visiting the FMA’s website .
Updated manual available
August 2, 2010