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Spring 2024
Apr 21, 2024
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WELD 1300 - Thermal Cutting, Gouging, Brazing, and Soldering
This course introduces students to oxyfuel cutting, carbon arc gouging, plasma arc cutting, oxyfuel hand and machine cutting, oxyfuel braze welding, brazing, and soldering. Laboratory experience includes the oxy-acetylene cutting of low carbon steels, and manual oxy-acetylene and straight-line oxy-propane machine cutting of low carbon steel as well as carbon arc gouging on low carbon steel. Students learn how to plasma arc cut, use a plasma arc cutting table, and learn the basics in brazing and soldering on sheet metal and copper tubing. Laboratory experience includes an emphasis on individual instruction. The student must furnish: welding helmet (shade #10 or above); welding googles (shade 3-5); safety glasses; work gloves; long pants; 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 2.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours

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

Computer/IS/Engineer Tech Division
Welding Technology Department

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