GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING III

  • Program: Welding and Metal Fabrication
  • Course: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding III
  • Course #: WLDG1235
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

Students will learn how to weld aluminum using the gas tungsten arc welding process. Students will learn how to deposit stringer beads in the flat position. Students will be able to produce outside corner fillet welds in the flat and vertical up position and lap joints in the horizontal and flat position. Square-groove butt welds in the flat position and T-joint fillet welds in the horizontal, flat and vertical up position will also be covered. Visual inspection tests on aluminum are included. Students will have the option to further develop their knowledge and skills to prepare for the Gas Tungsten 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:
Describe the characteristics of aluminum
Deposit stringer beads in the flat position (Aluminum)
Describe the effect of process variables on the welding arc
Produce fillet welds in outside corner joints in the flat position (Aluminum)
Produce fillet welds in outside corner joints in the vertical up position (Aluminum)
Produce fillet welds in lap joints in the horizontal and flat positions (Aluminum)
Produce square-groove welds in butt joints in the flat position (Aluminum)
Produce fillet welds in T-joints in the horizontal and flat positions (Aluminum)
Produce fillet welds in T-joints in the vertical up position (Aluminum)
Conduct visual inspection test (Aluminum)

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  WLDG1225
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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