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WELD-185L

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

Credit(s): 4

This course will introduce students to the methods and theory of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. Instruction and practice on use of Metallic and Non metallic metals using inert gas welding with filler wire and without fill wire. Welding steel, stainless steel, and aluminum plate in all 4 positions will be the major components of this course. Lab: 120 hours a week for 8 weeks

WELD-186L

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Lab

Credit(s): 3

This course will introduce students to the methods and theory of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. Instruction and practice on use of metallic and non-metallic metals using inert gas welding with filler wire and without filler wire. Welding steel, stainless steel, and aluminum plate using the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding process will be the major component of this course. Lab: 18 hours per week

WELD-290

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

Credit(s): 3

This course will teach students basic GTAW methods and theory on this gauge meld steel, stainless steel, and aluminum in all positions using both direct and alternating current. Equipment setup and adjustment will be emphasized to match with welding applications.

WELD-291L

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Lab

Credit(s): 6

This course covers the advanced applications of GTAW and will include small diameter thin wall pipe and tubing in all positions. Additional instruction will cover high-pressure pipe welding using GTAW on root pass, E7018 fill, and cover passes. AWS certification in various pipe-fitting levels may be offered. Lab: 12 hours per week