WLD 204 - Gas Tungsten Arc I

Course Description

This course emphasizes the set up and operation of the GTAW process. Various types of tungsten electrodes are covered, along with tolerances and color codes. Welding machines and polar lines that are commonly used are discussed. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Differentiate GTAW welding equipment. Set up and operate GTAW equipment for welding. List the types of tungsten and their uses. Depict the different torches used in GTAW. Explain the polarities used in GTAW processes.

Credit Hours: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2

Course Prerequisites: WLD 203