WELD 1204 - SMAW I,Carbon Arc Cutting&Goug, 4 Credits

Level: Lower

This course provides the student with a thorough technical understanding of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), carbon arc cutting, welding and cutting safety, power sources, and electrodes. Through hands-on technical training, the student will develop skills necessary to make quality groove welds on mild steel, in all positions and on varying plate thickness. Carbon arc skills will include cutting and gouging of mild steel.