2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

WELD 184 Rapid TIG (GTAW) Welding

(Contact Hours: 7) This course is designed to develop the entry level job skills required for a welder using the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) process. It will include skill training in this welding process to produce all position fillet and groove welds on a variety of metals including steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. Students will receive classroom and hands on training in selection of filler metals, equipment selection and set-up, metals identification, welding procedures, thermal cutting, AWS testing procedures, machine troubleshooting, and TIG welding terminology. Students should take this course in conjunction with WELD 182 and WELD 186. Minimum benchmarks will be enforced.