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Gas Tungsten Arc Welding WELD 1110

4 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 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 gas tungsten arc welding. Qualification tests, all positions, are used in the evaluating of student progress toward making industrial standard welds. Topics include: GTAW safety and health practices; shielding gases; metal cleaning procedures; GTAW machines and set up; selection of filler rods; GTAW weld positions; and production of GTAW beads, bead patterns, and joints.


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