2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

WELD 182 Rapid MIG & FCAW Welding

(Contact Hours: 7) This course is designed to develop the entry level job skills required for a welder using the MIG (GMAW) and Flux Cored (FCAW) welding processes. It will include classroom and lab skill training in these welding processes to produce all position groove and fillet welds. Students will receive skills in electrode selection and identification, shielding gases, types of metal transfer, material identification, methods of machine set-up, and basic process troubleshooting. Students should take this course in conjunction with WELD 184 and WELD 186. Minimum benchmarks will be enforced.