Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    Oct 17, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WELD 106 Carbon Arc, Plasma, & Oxy-acetylene Cutting

7 credits
This course focuses on the principles, procedures, and operation of equipment to properly and safely use the carbon arc, plasma and oxy-acetylene cutting processes.

Prerequisites: WELD 101 .

Quarters Offered: All

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Use technical resources to access information regarding the installation, repair, and maintenance of welding and fabrication equipment
  • Use technical resources to access information regarding welding and fabrication processes
  • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform welding/fabrication procedures
  • Follow industry standard safe practices, including the using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to weld or be in a welding environment
  • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
  • Use metallurgy principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment, and to perform welding tasks
  • Read and follow blueprints
  • Use math to make equipment adjustments/calibrations and to complete fabrication projects
  • Prepare a work area to do carbon arc, plasma and oxy-acetylene  cutting
  • Select and safely set up carbon arc, plasma and oxy-acetylene cutting equipment
  • Store, transport, and handle all types of carbon arc, plasma and oxy-acetylene cutting equipment properly and safely
  • Prepare metal for the carbon arc, plasma and oxy-acetylene cutting procedures using proper joint design, equipment, and joint preparation techniques
  • Use proper carbon arc, plasma and oxy-acetylene cutting tools and equipment to cut metal
  • Use proper carbon arc, plasma and oxy-acetylene cutting techniques to cut metal
  • Use proper cutting techniques and equipment to complete projects and support the completion of other welding projects
  • Complete a resume, cover letter, job application, and job search as necessary