GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING II

  • Program: Welding and Metal Fabrication
  • Course: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II
  • Course #: WLDG1225
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course covers fillet T-joint welds and square-groove welds with carbon steel including destructive testing. Students will learn how to perform gas tungsten arc welding using pulsed current. Students will also be able to produce square groove and fillet welds with stainless steel. Visual inspection tests with stainless steel and the welding characteristics of stainless steel are included. 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 T-joints in the horizontal, vertical up and flat positions using carbon steel
Produce fillet welds in T-joints in the overhead position using carbon steel
Produce square-groove welds in butt joints in the flat position using carbon steel
Perform destructive tests on 1G square-groove welds using carbon steel
Produce square-groove welds in butt joints in the horizontal and vertical up positions using carbon steel
Produce square-groove welds in butt joints in the overhead position using carbon steel
Describe the gas tungsten arc welding process using pulsed current
Produce square-groove welds in butt joints in the flat position using stainless steel
Describe the welding characteristics of stainless steel
Produce square-groove welds in butt joints in the horizontal position using stainless steel
Produce fillet welds in lap joints in the horizontal and flat positions using stainless steel
Produce fillet welds in outside corner joints in the flat position using stainless steel
Produce fillet welds in T-joints in the horizontal, vertical up and flat positions using stainless steel
Perform visual inspection tests on stainless steel

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  WLDG1220 and WLDG1181 or instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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