WELD 4425 - GMAW III, FCAW III, SAW, 5 Credits
This course will involve the safety inspections of the MIG welding equipment and its accessories. Student will be capable of making minor repairs to this equipment and accessories. This will also include the changing of wire electrodes and cable liners. Students will learn the troubleshooting of welding equipment problems, how to recognize them, and the correct procedures in the use of the equipment. As before, setup and safe operation would be taught for both short circuit welding and for the pulsed spray transfer methods of welding. Students will perform welds on both carbon steel pipe and aluminum pipe. Using flux cored electrode, the student will be instructed in the use of self-shielding and gas shielding methods of filler transfer. Students will learn each method of welding as well as combinations of each.