Basic Pipe Welding Procedures
Prerequisite: WELD 100 or 160 with a grade of "C" or better; The WELD 111 student needs safety training on gas cutting equipment and electric arc welding machinery to be eligible for the WELD 111 course.
Hours: 54 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
Basic Pipe Welding Procedures covers personal safety, hand and power tool safety, machinery safety and operational procedures for preparing metal for welding. The student will be introduced to the proper procedures of beveling pipe with a cutting torch and grinder, welding in the 5G and 6G positions with the SMAW, FCAW, GMAW or the GTAW process. The course will also include Metallurgy, Materials, Fabrication, Welding Codes, Industry Standards, Welding Procedures, Welding Inspection and Welder Qualification and Testing Procedures.