Jul 04, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
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WLD 256 - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 2

3 Credit(s)

This course provides continuing training in the technology and practice of the gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) of carbon and stainless steel sheet. Testing of weld samples is included in this course.

Prerequisite: Prerequisite:  RD 087  and EL 115R  OR prior college or placement test through the Testing Office.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will be able to:

  1. Set GMAW machine controls to weld carbon and stainless steel alloys of various thicknesses using both argon and helium shielding gases
  2. Layout, cut and tack typical industrial weld joints and make welds on these joints in the four standard positions
  3. Weld carbon steel and stainless steel with machine controlled pulsing arc. Make welds on carbon steel and stainless steel materials
  4. Perform non-destructive and destructive weld tests on carbon and stainless steel alloy weldments
  5. Critique welds identifying causes of, and solutions to, various defects



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