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Gas Metal Arc Basic (MIG) WELD 0106

Welding Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Industrial and home hobby powersources will be used in this course. Set-up of equipment and correct selection of shielding gases included. CSA approved leather steel toed boots and 100% cotton coveralls required.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

0.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the principles of operation of the GMAW and FCAW processes
  • Identify the components of a basic GMAW or FCAW set-up.
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of the GMAW and FCAW processes.
  • Identify power sources for GMAW and FCAW.
  • Identify GMAW and FCAW wire feed systems.
  • Describe the modes of metal transfer.
  • Identify the shielding gases used in GMAW and FCAW and describe shielding gas equipment and set-up.
  • Describe welding gun assemblies for GMAW and FCAW.
  • Identify electrode wires for GMAW and FCAW.
  • Describe the functions of pre-selected adjustable variables in GMAW and FCAW.
  • Identify weld defects in GMAW and FCAW.
  • Describe joint preparation for GMAW and FCAW
  • Describe corrective action and trouble-shooting procedures for GMAW and FCAW.
  • Weld stringer beads and fillet welds in various positions as determined by Instructor.

Effective as of Fall 2003

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