This course covers all position plate welding. Designed for the student who wants hands on experience and basic knowledge of aluminum welding. CSA approved leather steel toed boots and 100% cotton coveralls required.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of WELD 0115 for the Fall 2022 term.
Sun Oct 23 - Sun Nov 27 (5 weeks)
- 5 weeks
- CRN 33239
Class meeting times
|Oct 23 - Nov 27||Sun||08:30 - 15:00||Burnaby|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
Steel toed boots and 100% cotton coveralls, fire retardant coveralls or others recommended for welding are acceptable. 100% cotton coveralls can be purchased from the Burnaby BCIT Bookstore. No class on November 13.
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
- Describe the principles of operation of the GMAW process.
- Identify the components of a basic GMAW aluminium set-up.
- Identify the power sources for GMAW.
- Identify GMAW aluminium wire feed systems.
- Describe the mode of metal transfer for aluminium.
- Identify the shielding gases used in GMAW as it pertains to aluminium and describe shielding gas equipment and set-up.
- Describe aluminium welding gun assemblies for GMAW.
- Identify aluminium electrode wires for GMAW.
- Describe the functions of pre-selected adjustable variables in GMAW.
- Identify weld defects in GMAW.
- Describe joint preparation for GMAW.
- Describe corrective action and trouble-shooting procedures for GMAW.
- Weld stringer beads and fillet welds in various positions as determined by Instructor.
- Describe the GTAW process.
- Identify the function of the electrode in GTAW.
- Identify the function of shielding gases in GTAW.
- Identify the basic components of a GTAW work station.
- Identify applications of GTAW.
- Describe the advantages and disadvantages of the GTAW process.
- Identify the safety requirements for GTAW.
- Describe types of GTAW power sources.
- Identify types of shielding gases used in GTAW.
- Describe flowmeters and gas regulators.
- Identify types of GTAW electrodes.
- Assemble GTAW equipment.
- Describe joint preparation for GTAW.
- Identify weld defects common to GTAW.
- Strike an arc using both the touch start and the high frequency methods.
- Weld stringer beads in the flat position on aluminium sheet.
- Perform fillet welds in various positions on lap and tee joints as determined by the Instructor.
Effective as of Fall 2003
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