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WLD 115 - Intermediate Welding

( 2 :4 :0 ) 4 credits

This course offers a basic understanding of the shielded metal arc process and equipment along with key variables that affect the quality of welds. It includes an understanding of welding distortion and how to control it and the guidelines for electrode selection through the use of ER 6010 fast freeze and ER 7018 low hydrogen electrodes on plate. Students are introduced to gas tungsten welding and the skills of correct fabrication procedures. The importance of safety procedures and practices is incorporated throughout the course.