Feb 09, 2023  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

WELD-168 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I

Credits 4 / 6 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-016  (ACSR-016) Pre- or Co-requisite: WELD-143  Note: Students must provide their own safety glasses gloves boots welding jacket and welding beanie for lab activities
Students perform minor external repairs to GTAW equipment and accessories. Students will set up and perform Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 1 operations making fillet and groove welds in all positions within a limited thickness range on carbon steel and in limited positions within a limited thickness range of austenitic stainless steel and aluminum.

Course Outcomes
1. Performs safety inspections of equipment and accessories 2. Makes minor external repairs to GTAW equipment and accessories 3. Sets up GTAW operations on plain carbon steel, aluminum and stainless steel 4. Operates GTAW equipment 5. Makes fillet welds, in all positions, on carbon steel, using the GTAW process 6. Makes groove welds, in all positions, on carbon steel, using the GTAW process 7. Make 1F2F fillet welds, on aluminum, using the GTAW process 8. Make 1G groove welds, on aluminum, using the GTAW process 9. Make 1F 2F fillet welds, on stainless steel, using the GTAW 10. Make 1G-2G groove welds, on stainless steel, using the GTAW process