SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING III

  • Program: Welding and Metal Fabrication
  • Course: Shielded Metal Arc Welding III
  • Course #: WLDG1330
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

Students will learn how to produce fillet welds in lap and T-joints, stringer beads, and square-groove welds in butt joints using the shielded metal arc welding process. Multi-pass fillet welds in lap and T-joints will also be covered. Low hydrogen electrodes will be included. Students will have the option to further develop their knowledge and skills to prepare for the Shielded Metal Arc Welding Welder Qualification Test. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Produce fillet welds in lap and T-joints in the horizontal and vertical positions
Deposit stringer beads in the flat, horizontal and vertical positions
Produce fillet welds in lap joints in the vertical down position
Produce square-groove welds in butt joints in the flat position and fillet welds in lap and T-joints in the horizontal position
Select low hydrogen electrodes
Produce multi-pass fillet welds in T-joints in the vertical up position
Produce multi-pass fillet welds in T-joints in the overhead position
Produce multi-pass fillet welds in T-joints in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions
Produce multi-pass fillet welds in lap joints in the horizontal position

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  WLDG1320
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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