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LRC resources for fabrication and welding

Planet eStream

A collection of programmes and video clips are available online via Planet eStream. You can access Planet eStream from college, home or your mobile device.

A selection of useful programmes for your course are available below, but there are many more available when you explore Planet eStream.

Planet eStream programmes

The Genius of Invention

The Genius of Invention

Exploring the fascinating stories behind the technologies and innovations which have transformed the world.

Titanic: The Mission

Titanic: The Mission

The team reproduce a 30-foot section of the steel bow to scale, and erect it at the Belfast dock.

Fabricating a Toolbox

Fabricating a Toolbox

How to fabricate a toolbox. An advanced section shows how to make the hinges.
 

Forming and Shaping Metal

Forming and Shaping Metal

How metals can be manipulated when making products, such as using heat, cold forming and milling.

Composite Materials Part A

Composite Materials Part A

This programme examines the physical properties of composites reinforcements.
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Welding - Metallic Materials Part A

Welding - Metallic Materials Part A

Examines the production of stick electrodes, manual metal arc welding, submerged arc welding.

Welding - Metallic Materials Part B

Welding - Metallic Materials Part B

Examines gas metal arc welding (MIG), determination of pre-heat and the post heat treatment of welds.