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WLD103 Gas Metal Arc Welding 3 credits

Prerequisite(s): ( WLD100 and WLD101 )

Covers gas metal arc welding (GMAW) process. The semi-automatic gas metal arc welding (GMAW) process and manual welding techniques will be presented. Equipment needs, setup, joint design, filler metals, shielding gases, welding techniques, along with safety will be stressed. Proper joint design, preparation, and welding techniques. Lab activities will cover all position butt and fillet welds on mild steel, and basic techniques on aluminum and stainless steel.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.