2016-2017 Catalog 
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2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WELD 215 Intermediate Arc Welding/SMAW, GMAW

Prerequisite: WELD 115  with a C or better
2 lectures, 2 lab hours per week: 3 hrs credit
Principles and techniques of joining metals with an electric arc as the source; includes arc welding uses, safety, techniques, flame cutting, joint design, welding costs, electric currents and power sources, carbon arc cutting, filler metal selection, hard facing, and metal identification. Procedures and techniques in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) processes. Includes health, safety, and environmental practices, welding terminology, GMAW and FCAW processes and equipment, equipment operation and welding techniques, power source and wire feed types and controls, welding currents and polarities, welding wires in GMAW and FCAW processes, shielding gases, and mild steel and aluminum welding.