GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING I

  • Program: Welding and Metal Fabrication
  • Course: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I
  • Course #: WLDG1220
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces students to the gas tungsten arc welding process including equipment, terms and safety procedures. Students will learn how to setup, adjust and shut down gas tungsten arc welding equipment. Students will be able to deposit stringer beads in the flat position, produce fillet weld lap joints in the flat and horizontal position and produce fillet weld outside corner joints in the flat position. The metallurgy and weldability of carbon steel will also be covered. 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:
Describe welding terms, test positions and nomenclature
Describe the gas tungsten arc welding process
Identify important safety rules
Operate gas tungsten arc welding equipment
Deposit stringer beads in the flat position with carbon steel
Describe how the variables of gas tungsten arc welding effect the quality of welds
Produce lap joint fillet welds in the flat and horizontal position with carbon steel
Describe the metallurgy and weldability of carbon steel
Produce outside corner joint fillet welds in the flat position with carbon steel

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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