Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

WLD 200 - Gas Metal Arc I

Course Description

This course 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. Students are introduced to single and multi phase welds using a variety of electrode (wire) diameters.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Explain GMAW as applied to nonferrous metals.
Demonstrate different modes of metal transfer.
Practice welding sheet and plate steel in all positions.

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