Introduces basics of fuel gas welding. Includes safety, shop practice, procedures and operation of related equipment. CSA approved steel-toed work boots and 100 per cent cotton coveralls are required.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
- Not offered this term
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Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
- Describe the oxy/fuel gas cutting process.
- Describe the oxy/fuel gas fusion welding process.
- Identify the main components of an oxy/fuel station.
- Assemble, ignite, shut down and maintain oxy/fuel gas cutting and welding equipment.
- Identify techniques for difficult-to-cut ferrous alloys.
- Identify ferrous and non-ferrous alloys that cannot be cut with oxy/fuel gas.
- Identify the thermal effects of distortion and surface hardening.
- Identify safety precautions for oxy/fuel cutting and fusion welding.
- Perform oxy-fuel cutting, welding and brazing exercises on mild steel sheet and plate.
Effective as of Fall 2003
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