Jul 21, 2024  
Butler Community College 2019-20 Catalog 
    
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WE 128. Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 1 (GTAW 1)


Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): A score at a pre-determined level on a placement instrument.

This course will enable the student to recognize and apply proper fundamentals of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). The student will accomplish the following: explain the GTAW process; demonstrate the safe and correct set up of the GTAW workstation; relate GTAW electrode and filler metal classifications with base metals and joint criteria; demonstrate proper electrode and filler metal selection and use based on metal types and thicknesses; build pads of weld beads with selected electrodes and filler material in the flat and horizontal position; perform basic GTAW welds on selected weld joints; and perform visual inspection of GTAW welds. Safety practices are emphasized.





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