Description - Workshop Materials by Alex Weiss
A description of the many varied materials used by model engineers in their workshops and a reference to finding the right material for a task or an item specified on a technical plan. The book is aimed at those who build locomotives, traction, boat and stationery steam engines, oil, diesel, glow and petrol engines, gas turbines, artillery pieces, farming appliances, road vehicles, horse carriages and clocks. It is also directed at engineers who work with full-size machinery, such as vintage and veteran cars, motor and pedal cycles, traction engines and railways. Materials covered include: iron and steel; non-ferrous metals and alloys; aluminium; brass; copper; hard and soft abrasives; bearing materials; ceramics; refractory materials; glass; silicon; soft and hard woods; plywood; MDF; chipboard; thermoplastics; concrete; coatings; electroplating solutions; fuels; gases; lubricants; polishing materials; pickles; sealants; solders; and adhesives.
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(210mm x 148mm x mm)
Special Interest Model Books
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Author Biography - Alex Weiss
Alex Weiss has a PhD in mechanical engineering and established his own home workshop more than forty years ago.