Weldability of Metals

Learning objectives

  • Describe the principles behind a metal’s weldability
  • Discuss commonly used classifications of metals
  • Identify factors and features that influence the weldability of each of the following:
    • Steel
    • Stainless steel
    • Cast iron
    • Aluminum
  • List some adjustments you can make when lack of weldability is a problem
  • Describe steel quenching and tempering processes

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify classifications of various metals and explain factors influencing their weldability.

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