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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

Cost

$632.51

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of WELD 0106 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 10218

Duration

Sat Feb 25 - Sat Mar 25 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 10218
  • $632.51
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 25 - Mar 25 Sat 08:30 - 15:00 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$632.51

Important information
  1. CSA-approved steel-toed safety boots are required for this course. Coveralls that are 100% cotton, fire retardant or recommended for welding are also required.
Status

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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