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2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
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WLD 217 - Fabrication/Welding 6

12 Credit(s)

This course instructs in the skills and technology associated with fabrication of metal products. Welding practice is provided in wire drive, SMAW, and GTAW processes. Fabrication skills taught include blueprint reading, metal layout, part preparation and assembly and final finishing. Also studied are aluminum metallurgy concepts in wear analysis, selection and application of wear or corrosion resisting surface treatments in addition to applied aluminum metallurgy. This course includes practice and testing for AWS D1.1 Welder Qualification Exams.

Prerequisite: WLD 216 . Second year standing or instructor consent or performance test and written examination.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Make shop drawings

2. Read and apply industrial prints

3. Evaluate for cost from industrial prints

Shop Fabrication:

4. Fabricate from blueprints and shop drawings various metal products. Introduction to Business Practices

5. Identify component parts of a successful metal fabrication business

6. Correctly describe the sequencing of production and the interrelationship of production, business administration and marketing functions

7. Estimate costs to build various metal products

Wear Environments and Surface Applications:

8. Identify common wear environments including appearance and associated dynamics

9. Select from industrial catalogues electrodes and other materials appropriate to metals in specified wear environments

10. Demonstrate various techniques for the application of hard facing and corrosion resisting materials


11. Weld various Shielded Metal Arc electrodes on projects and products

12. Weld various wire drive electrodes on projects and products

13. Gas Tungsten Arc Weld various projects and products

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