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Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding WELD 1095

3 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 3
Pre-requisite(s): WELD 1000
Co-requisite(s): None

Provides knowledge of theory, safety practices, inert gas, equipment, and techniques required for successful advanced gas metal arc welding (GMAW). Qualification tests, in all positions, are used in the evaluation of student progress toward making advanced level industrial standard welds. Topics include: GMAW safety and health practices; shielding gases; metal cleaning procedures; GMAW machines and equipment set up; selection of filler rods; GMAW weld positions; and advanced production of GMAW beads, bead patterns, and joints.

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