Metalwork Technology is a well illustrated core text covering all the key areas of the subject in one accessible volume. There is a focus on practical work and it is suitable for technical and vocational syllabi from numerous countries including the UK and South Africa. Each clearly structured chapter has an introduction to the topic followed by a deeper explanation of the theory. Questions, practical activities and projects follow with a chapter summary for self-check. There is a special section on occupational information, answering hints and a comprehensive list of key words. Safety points and key ideas are highlighted.
Introduction - General safety precautions in the workshop - Ferrous materials - Non-ferrous materials and plastics - Hand tools and processes - Forge tools and processes - Sheet metalwork tools and processes - Beaten metalwork - Surface protection - Design and graphic communication - Forge welding and oxy-acetylene welding - Metal arc welding - Foundry work - Machine tools - Occupational information and project works - Answers and answering hints - Key words