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WLD 208 - Advanced Pipe Welding

Lecture Hours: 1 Lab Hours: 6 Credits: 3

Description: This course is a study of advanced pipe welding. It also covers the processes to fit and weld ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

Course Topics:
  • Introduction to 3” SCH 40 Stainless Steel Pipe
  • SS Pipe Welding in 2G, 5G, and 6G Positions
  • Introduction to GMAW and FCAW
  • GMAW and FCAW Welding T-Joint and Beveled Plate Materials

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Flip Front Welding Hood (#10 Lens)
  • Welding Goggles (#5 Lens)
  • Cotton Long Sleeve Shirt
  • High Top Leather Boots
  • 10” Channel Lock Pliers
  • Long Welding Gloves
  • Cotton Welders Cap
  • Clear Safety Glasses
  • Cotton Pants without Cuffs
  • Tip Cleaners
  • Short TIG Gloves
  • 14” Half-Round File

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F =   0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Recognize and properly setup the welding equipment to demonstrate the GTAW welding process.
  2. Demonstrate GTAW welding process on 3” stainless steel pipe by properly welding a root pass with an “open butt” fit up with a purge process on the inside of the pipe.
  3. Properly complete the weld process using GTAW on 3” stainless steel pipe according to AWS standards.
  4. Recognize and properly setup the welding equipment to demonstrate the GMAW welding process.
  5. Recognize and properly setup the welding equipment to demonstrate the FCAW welding process.
  6. Properly demonstrate the GMAW and FCAW on T-Joint materials as well as V-Groove plate.

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