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WEL 244 - GMAW Sh Cir Transfer: SENSE1

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 4
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Focuses on proper weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques of Gas Metal Arc Welding Short-Circuiting Transfer. Students perform American Welding Society compliant welds on carbon steel, in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. This course will prepare students to take an AWS welder certification test, which is recommended. This course aligns with SENSE Level 1 Module 5 Key Indicators 1-7. Students will not receive credit for both WEL 244 and WEL 181 .
Prerequisite OR Corequisite: WEL 228  
Competencies
  1. Evaluate GMAW-S equipment, accessories and consumables to ensure proper safety and operations
    1. Perform safety inspections
    2. Complete minor external repairs to GMAW equipment
    3. Set up GMAW-S equipment per WPS for welding on carbon
  2. Produce fillet welds in all positions on carbon steel
    1. Complete a fillet weld in the flat position
    2. Complete a fillet weld in the horizontal position
    3. Complete a fillet weld in the vertical position
    4. Complete a fillet weld in the overhead position
  3. Produce groove welds in all positions on carbon
    1. Complete a groove weld in the flat position
    2. Complete a groove weld in the horizontal positon
    3. Complete a groove weld in the vertical positon
    4. Complete a groove weld in the overhead positon
  4. Evaluate welds to ensure AWS D.1.1 standards are met
    1. Analyze completed welds
    2. Adjust welding technique



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