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    Jul 15, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WELD 265 Advanced Arc Welding/GMAW

Prerequisite: WELD 215  with a C or better
2 lectures, 2 lab hrs per week: 3 hrs credit
Procedures and techniques in the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) process. Includes health, safety, and environmental practices, welding terminology, GTAW process and equipment, equipment operation and techniques, power source types and controls, welding currents and polarities, tungsten electrodes, shielding gases, mild steel welding, aluminum welding, stainless steel welding, and GTAW certification. Principles and techniques of pipe welding. Includes introduction to pipe layout and drawing equipment. Also includes an introduction to performance testing, types of pipe, methods. and preparation of pipe joints and miter joints, methods of joining pipe and miter joints.