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WEL 245 - GMAW Spray 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 for Flux Cored Arc Welding (Gas Shielded). 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 for its successful completion. It aligns to SENSE Level 1, Module 6 - Key Indicators 1-7, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3- Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 2.
Prerequisite OR Corequisite: WEL 228  
Competencies
  1. Evaluate GMAW (spray) 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 (spray) equipment per WPS for welding on carbon steel
  2. Produce fillet welds in flat and horizontal positions on carbon steel
    1. Complete a fillet weld in the flat position
    2. Complete a fillet weld in the horizontal position
  3. Produce groove welds in the flat position on carbon steel
    1. Complete a groove weld in the flat position
  4. Evaluate welds to ensure AWS D.1.1 standards are met
    1. Analyze completed welds
    2. Adjust welding technique



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