Aug 19, 2022
WELD 101 - Exploratory Oxy-Fuel Welding and CuttingCredits: 1
Addresses safety in the use of oxy-fuel gas equipment and equipment set-up. Explores oxy-fuel welding and brazing of flat strips 1/8” or less in thickness, and cutting plate in laboratory experience. Intended for non-welding majors.
Lecture Hours: 10 Lab Hours: 5
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Outcomes and Objectives
- Understand the theory of the Oxy-fuel processes.
- Realize the significance of this process in manufacturing and industry.
- Discuss relationships with other welding and/or cutting processes.
- Demonstrate appropriate safety practices and procedures.
- Realize the value of the use of safety equipment.
- Identify proper protective equipment.
- Apply safety procedures in all laboratory activities.
- Demonstrate appropriate equipment operation.
- Realize the importance of proper equipment set-up.
- Apply proper procedures when setting up equipment.
- Develop, read, and follow a welding specification/procedure document.
- Realize the importance of following the procedure.
- Define and explain appropriate welding terms.
- Apply the procedure when making a specific cut or weld.
- Demonstrate proper techniques to complete cuts and welds on carbon steel material.
- Realize the value of proper body positioning, visual factors, material prep and positioning, and tacking.
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