WLDG 1435 - INTRODUCTION TO PIPE WELDING

An introduction to welding of pipe using the shielded metal arc welding process (SMAW), including electrode selection, equipment setup, and safe shop practices. Emphasis on weld positions 1G and 2G using various electrodes. 32 lecture hours + 64 laboratory hours

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Describe equipment and required pipe preparation and perform 1G and 2G welds using various electrodes

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 4