Introduces semi-automatic welding processes with emphasis on practical application. Includes the study of filler wires, fluxes, and gases. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
WEL 160 is a course in the certificate Welding Program updating the student in the trends of the welding industry. The student will be instructed in the set-up and use of GMAW, FCAW, and SAW equipment. Experienced welders will find WEL 160 educational.
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
b. demonstrate proficient skill in the types of equipment and the set-up of equipment.
c. demonstrate a proficient knowledge of various filler wires, gases, fluxes, and combinations thereof.
d. observe and practice safety at all times in the welding lab.
b. The submerged arc process, filler wires, and flux
c. The self-shielded flux-cored process and filler wire
d. The gas metal arc welding process, filler wires, and gases
b. Qualification testing for certification in accordance with A.W.S. Structural Welding Code