Catalog 2016-2017 
    Mar 23, 2019  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WELD 220 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I

8 credits
This course is a continued focus on the principles, procedures, and operation of equipment to properly and safely use the gas tungsten arc welding process as it relates to the welding of metals as thin as 16 gauge.

Prerequisites: WELD 105 .

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 gas tungsten arc welding
  • Select and safely set up gas tungsten welding equipment
  • Store, transport, and handle all types of gas tungsten arc welding equipment properly and safely
  • Prepare metal for gas tungsten arc welding procedures using proper joint design, equipment, and joint preparation techniques
  • Use proper welding tools and equipment to weld using the gas tungsten arc welding process
  • Use proper welding techniques to weld using the gas tungsten arc welding processes