Welding Aluminum:Theory and Practice
The Aluminum Association
This book has been prepared by H.L. Saunders, Consultant, Alcan (Retired), with informationand assistance from the Aluminum Association and from member companies represented onthe Technical Advisory Panel on Welding and Joining.Mr. Saunders (BASc, Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia) has 36 years ofexperience in the aluminum welding industry. He has been active in AWS, CSA, WIC andundertaken special studies for the National Research Council and the Welding ResearchCouncil. He was a former member and Chairman of the Aluminum Association’s TechnicalCommittee on Welding and Joining.Technical Advisory Panel on Welding and Joining:B. Alshuller, Alcan (Chairman)P. Pollak, Aluminum Association (Secretary)P.B. Dickerson, Consultant, Alcoa (Retired)F. Armao, AlcoaEric R. Pickering, Reynolds Metals
Use of the Information
Any data and suggestions contained in this publication were compiled and/or developed by the Aluminum Association, Inc. In view of the variety of conditions and methods of use to whichsuch data and suggestions may be applied, the Aluminum Association and its membercompanies assume no responsibility or liability for the use of information contained herein.Neither the Aluminum Association nor any of its member companies give any warranties,express or implied, in respect to this information.Third Edition • November 1997
Copyright © 1991 by The Aluminum Association, Inc.
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 89-80539