Welding

Welding

Intro to Welding Processes

Provides trainees with relevant theory in oxy-fuel welding and cutting, shielded metallic arc welding and their applications. Also discussed is proper selection of power sources and settings, welding electrodes, shielding gases, joint configuration, safety and welding procedures. This course includes a lecture period, followed by a practical application or lab exercise that demonstrates the topics presented.

PDS 9799 / Length: 45 hours

CRN 2495, Tuesday and Thursday
8-11 a.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2494, Monday and Wednesday
3:15-6:15 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2493, Monday, Sept. 8-Dec. 15
6:30-9:45 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2679, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Oct. 14-30, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Phoenixville Campus

Cost: Sponsoring: $410; Non-Sponsoring: $430

Intro: Oxy-Fuel Welding & Cutting

Emphasis on fuel gases, welding and cutting equipment. Covers advantages and disadvantages of fuel gases; maintenance of oxy-fuel welding set; demonstrates lighting, adjusting, and extinguishing an oxy-fuel flare; and using an oxy-fuel cutting torch.

PDS 9798 / Length 45 hours

CRN 2490, Tuesday and Thursday
Oct. 28-Dec. 18, 8-11 a.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring: $410; Non-Sponsoring: $430

 

Shielded Metal Arc Welding I (SMAW)

Covers the principles of electric arc welding using electrodes 6010, 6011, 6012, and 6013 in the flat position, correct angles and methods. Also covers effects of current settings, arc lengths, electrode angles and electrode manipulation on the quality of weld joint. Welding in horizontal, vertical and overhead positions is taught. Includes a lecture period, followed by a practical application.

PDS 9803 / Length: 45 hours

CRN 2498, Tuesday and Thursday
Sept. 2-Oct. 23, noon-3 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2497, Thursdays, Sept. 4-Dec. 18
6:30-9:30 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2496, Monday and Wednesday
Oct. 29-Dec. 17, 3:15-6:15 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2680, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
9 a.m.-2 p.m., Phoenixville Campus

Cost: Sponsoring: $410; Non-Sponsoring: $430

Shielded Metal Arc Welding II

This course covers effects of current settings, arc lengths, electrode angles and electrode manipulation on the quality of weld joint. Welding in horizontal, vertical and overhead positions is taught. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: state the effects of current settings on the weld, control electrodes in the correct manner, weld in vertical, overhead, and horizontal positions using 6010 and 6011, 6012 and 6013 electrodes.

PDS 9804 / Length: 45 hours

CRN 2501, Tuesday and Thursday
Sept. 2-Oct. 23, noon-3 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2500, Thursday, Sept. 4-Dec. 18
6:30-9:30 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2499, Monday and Wednesday
Oct. 29-Dec. 17, 3:15-6:15 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring: $410; Non-Sponsoring: $430

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW-Mig)

Covers GMAW equipment set-up and operation. The theory of gas metal arc welding is applied to mild steel and plate steel in all positions. Introduces single- and multi-phase welds using a variety of electrode (wire) diameters. Also covers the application of gas metal-arc welding theory to non-ferrous materials and their alloys. Various modes of metal transfer are addressed. Includes lecture followed by a practical application.

PDS 9805 / Length: 45 hours

CRN 2503, Wednesdays, Sept. 3-Dec. 10
6:30-9:30 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2502, Tuesday and Thursday
Oct. 28-Dec. 18, noon-3 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring: $410; Non-Sponsoring: $430

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW-Tig)

Covers various types of tungsten electrodes, tolerances, color codes, and commonly used welding machines and polar lines. Focuses on gas tungsten arc welding in various positions using ferrous and non-ferrous sheet and plate, and welding gases used in GTAW processes. Includes lecture followed by a practical application.

PDS 9806 / Length: 45 hours

CRN 2504, Tuesday, Sept. 2-Dec. 16
3:15-6:15 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2505, Tuesday, Sept. 2-Dec. 16
6:30-9:30 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring: $410; Non-Sponsoring: $430