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WEL 128 - Metal Preparation

Credit(s): 2
Lecture/Lab Contact Hours: 1, 2

This course is designed to develop technical proficiency in fundamental welding safety, metal preparation, cutting techniques, and basic welding skills. Students will learn to select the correct process directly related to the metal being cut and/or welded. Emphasis will be placed upon:

  • Welding shop safety, basic welding equipment setup and use, and weld quality control
  • Oxy-fuel cutting (OFC), plasma arc-cutting (PAC), carbon arc-cutting (CAC-A) processes
  • Nomenclature specific to these processes

Mus pass this course with a grade of “C” or better to obtain credit toward welding program completion.
Applicable toward graduation at Sandburg where program structure permits:
Degree or Certificate: AAS, AGS, and Certificates where applicable. (1.2)

Offered: Spring or Fall
General Education: Not Applicable

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