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Demonstrates welding on steel sheet metals and plates. Emphasis is placed on axial spray, pulse spray and short circuit mode of transfer. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to weld in all positions, read basic weld symbols, and have an understanding of written welding procedures.

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A study and operation of primarily gas tungsten arc welding on some mild steel, with the majority of work on stainless steel and aluminum. The student will learn about the different types of electrodes and shielding gases used in these processes. Students will be able to weld in all positions, read some basic weld symbols, and have a basic understanding of written welding procedures.

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Provides an overview of the three basic welding processes: wire feed welding (GMAW, FCAW), stick welding (SMAW), and TIG welding (GTAW). The lab work is equally divided among the welding processes.

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Introduces the process commonly called the wire feed process for MIG welding. This course covers the solid wire, flux cored and metal cored methods of wire feed welding. Safety, power source setup and adjustment, gas selection and proper wire selection are taught. This course focuses on mild steel materials.

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Focuses on the process commonly referred to as Heliarc or TIG welding. This course covers GTAW relating to stainless steel and aluminum. Students set up and operate the power source. Safety and the selection of the proper electrode and the proper filler metal are emphasized.

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Covers safety and basic welding fundamentals in SMAW, stick electrode and GMAW, wire welding. Various welding techniques will be taught in creating a metal sculpture. The basic supply list includes safety glasses, skull cap, and welding gloves.

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Provides instruction in welding and metal fabrication safety. Students will identify environmental work and personnel hazards common with the industry and proper personal protection methods. Students will also perform common tasks essential to utilization of the welding and metal fabrication lab.

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