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Spring 2023
Mar 24, 2023
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WELD 2380 - GTAW (TIG) Pipe Welding Application
Prerequisite: WELD 1040 (can be taken concurrently), WELD 1330, WELD 1370; or permission of instructor. This course introduces students to the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME) pipe welding standards. Students will develop their welding skills and prepare for Certification of Qualification in ASME Section IX Code. Laboratory sessions will provide hands-on time to develop skills to produce quality welds with GTAW process on pipe. At the conclusion of this course, students take either a 5G or 6G pass/fail welder qualification test using the GTAW process according to the ASME Section IX code. The course covers functions and specific uses of manual welding equipment, various GTAW welding techniques, prepping and fitting of pipe coupons, and welding certification requirements. The student must furnish: long pants; welding helmet (shade #10 or above); safety glasses; work gloves; welding jacket; leather work boots, preferably steel toe; 8” crescent wrench; soapstone and holder; tape measure; combination square; chipping hammer; wire brush; tool bag; center punch; and 12 oz. ball peen hammer. 4 1/2” grinder is optional.
0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
4.000 Lab hours

Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lab, Lecture, Independent Study

Computer/Design/Engineer Tech Division
Welding Technology Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

(Credit level WELD 1040 Minimum Grade of D and Credit level WELD 1330 Minimum Grade of D and Credit level WELD 1370 Minimum Grade of D or Credit level WELD 1265 Minimum Grade of D or Credit level WELD 2010 Minimum Grade of D)

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