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Areas of Study | Welding - 7 courses
WELD101 Blueprint Reading (Mech.) (Fall and Spring) – 4.0 hours
Course Description: Fundamentals of blueprint reading as applied to the welding trades.  Students work with actual drawings.  This course should not be taken by students enrolled in DRAF 160.
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WELD150 Welding for Mechanics (Fall) – 4.0 hours
Course Description: The student will learn the SMAW, GMAW (MIG), FCAW (flux-cored), and GTAW (TIG) welding techniques applicable to manufacturing and automotive repair industries on carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. The student will learn Oxy-Fuel cutting and brazing techniques.
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WELD170 Cutting and Material Preparation (Fall and Spring) – 4.0 hours
Course Description: Designed to provide an opportunity to learn skills and the fundamental knowledge in Oxy-Acetylene welding and safety. Instruction will be given covering brazing cast iron welding and flame cutting. Emphasis will also be given to vertical weldments and the proper method of welding non-ferrous metals.
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WELD180 Structural Welding (Fall and Spring) – 4.0 hours
Course Description: Electric arc welding processes are discussed. Flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions will be stressed. Alloying elements and their uses in various steel will be covered.
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WELD270 Welding for Manufacturing (Fall and Spring) – 4.0 hours
Course Description: The student will learn the GMAW (MIG), FCAW (flux-cored), and GTAW (TIG) welding techniques applicable to manufacturing industry on carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum.
Notes [ C]

WELD280 Pipe Welding (Fall and Spring) – 4.0 hours
Course Description: Develops skill in the technique of SMAW pipe welding. Pipe welding practices in the horizontal (2G), vertical (5G), and 45 degrees (6G) positions. Fillet welds of pipe are covered.
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WELD290 Advanced Pipe Welding (Fall and Spring) – 4.0 hours
Course Description: Develops skill in the technique of GTAW (Tig) and SMAW (stick) pipe welding. Pipe welding practices in the horizontal (2G), vertical (5G), and 45 degrees (6G) positions. Fillet welds of pipe are covered.
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