May 22, 2019  
2018/2019 
    
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WLD 103 - MIG Welding


This course is designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of the Metal Inert Gas (MIG) arc welding fundamentals, also referred to as Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), including the following topics: welding safety, power sources and wire feeders, machine setup, adjustment and maintenance, identification of welding defects and quality welds, metal transfer methods, wire selection, shielding gas selection, testing procedures, and other MIG processes (including FCAW, SAW and Aluminum MIG). Training to develop the manual skills necessary to make high quality MIG welds is included with emphasis placed in the areas of various joint configurations, single pass, multiple pass, fillet, groove, and overlap welds in flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions.

3 Semester hour(s)
Lecture/Lab Hours
2 lec, 2 lab/week



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