WELD 3015 - GMAW II, FCAW II, 5 Credits

Level: Lower

This course will cover the practice and proper use of protective clothing, equipment, and hand tools for the safe use of constant voltage welding equipment. Students will learn to work with different shielding gas mixtures, make adjustments and repairs to equipment according to manufacturer's recommendations. Proper set up, operation and theory will qualify the student for certification in gas metal arc welding of steel, stainless and aluminum in the short arc, spray and globular modes of metal transfer. Qualification testing will also be performed in outer shield and inner shield flux cored arc welding.