2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

WELD 186 Rapid ARC (SMAW) Welding

(Contact Hours: 4) This course is designed to develop the entry level job skills required for a welder using the shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) process. It will include skill training in this welding process to produce all position fillet and groove welds on mild steel. 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 SMAW welding terminology. Students should take this course in conjunction with WELD 182 and WELD 184. Minimum benchmarks will be enforced.