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Sheet Metal - SMTL


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Identify gases used in oxy-fuel cutting and welding.
  • Identify oxy-fuel cylinders, valves and safety devices.
  • State safe procedures for handling, storing and transporting welding gases.
  • Identify regulator handling and storage.
  • Identify hoses and oxy-fuel fittings.
  • Identify torch assembly, torchline explosions, and reverse flow check valves.
  • List components of torch assembly.
  • Describe safe procedures for assembling portable oxy-fuel outfit.
  • Describe safe procedures for lighting, adjusting and shutting down oxy-acetylene equipment.
  • Describe the oxyacetylene cutting torch and cutting process.
  • Identify safe procedures for oxyacetylene cutting.
  • Explain fusion principles.
  • Describe correct procedure for braze welding.
  • Describe safety factors for plasma arc.
  • Describe plasma arc cutting process.
  • Describe plasma arc cutting equipment.

Effective as of Fall 2003

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