AWS-CWI, CWE with many years of industry occupation as a welder.
This course provides students ingas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) or TIG (tungsten inert gas) welding processes. Topical areas of study include: gases used in GTA Welding; AWS Color and ID Code for Tungsten electrodes; AWS visual acceptance criteria for weldments; understanding the effects of DCEN, DCEP, and AC current on electrode life, surface cleaning and weld characteristics; and specialized shielding gases used in the GTAW process. Students will be instructed in welding safety, potential welding hazards and the necessity of proper PPE.
WELD 100 - Welding Fundamentals Or equivalent work experience..
Classes are continually forming, as they last only 8 weeks each.