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|WELD 1340 - Basic FCAW (Flux Cored) and GMAW (MIG/MAG) Welding|
Prerequisite: WELD 1030 (can be taken concurrently).
This course introduces students to the basic concepts of utilizing the Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) and Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) processes to make fillet and groove welds in the flat and horizontal positions in carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. Laboratory experience includes skill development in both types of arc welding. Students must furnish: welding helmet (shade #10 or above); safety glasses; work gloves; long pants; welding jacket; leather work boots, preferable steel toe; 8” crescent wrench; soapstone and holder; tape measure; combination square; chipping hammer; wire brush; center punch; 12 oz. ball peen hammer; and tool bag. 4 1/2” grinder is optional.
0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
4.000 Lab hours
Schedule Types: Lab, Independent Study, Lecture
All Sections for this Course
Computer/Design/Engineer Tech Division
Welding Technology Department
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
Credit level WELD 1030 Minimum Grade of D
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